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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • UnitedHealth Group Earnings Up On Growth In Medicare, Medicaid

    UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, on Wednesday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue growth driven largely by Medicaid and Medicare customers. The company reported earnings of $1.51 billion, or $1.55 per diluted...
  • Hogan's budget: The debate begins

    Hogan's budget: The debate begins
    For all his talk of strong medicine and ending a spree of overspending in Annapolis, Gov. Larry Hogan's first budget, at least as he presented it, did not sound so drastic. At his first news conference since his inauguration, he said he increased...
  • Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination

    Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination
    Gov. Larry Hogan may have sent a message of “tolerance and mutual respect” during his inauguration on Wednesday, but advocates for the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say his early actions in office have signaled...
  • Doctors see more Medicaid patients if they get paid more, study finds

    For two years, the Obama administration dramatically raised Medicaid reimbursements for primary care physicians in hopes that they would see more poor patients. The idea was that states would jump in to continue at least part of the payments. Few did,...
  • 'Time is running out' to sign up for Obamacare

    More than 7 million consumers nationwide have gotten insurance through federal marketplaces during the first two months of the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. That includes 422,000 Pennsylvanians who either selected a plan...
  • Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach

    Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach
    Keith Kelly knew buying health insurance would be complicated. So the 55-year-old Naperville man skipped the federal enrollment website and asked for help from someone he knew: an insurance salesman. Kelly told insurance agent Robert Slayton about his...
  • Wolf names cabinet heads, other leaders

    The head of human resources for the state of Maryland is Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's pick to be Human Services secretary, and a former northeastern Pennsylvania hospital official is his choice for secretary of the state Department of Health, Wolf said Saturday....
  • Sen. Deeds urges Medicaid expansion in letter to constituents

    Sen. Deeds urges Medicaid expansion in letter to constituents
    State Sen. Creigh Deeds, D-Bath, sent a summary letter to his constituents on the first week of the legislative session. Here's an excerpt: "By refusing to expand Medicaid or adopt the alternative approach offered last year, Marketplace Virginia, we...
  • O'Malley's legacy

    By the time Gov.-elect Larry Hogan takes office on Wednesday, many words will have been written about the legacy of his predecessor, Gov. Martin O'Malley. Most of those words, as it turns out, will have been written by Mr. O'Malley himself. During the...
  • Arizona judge denies knowing live-in boyfriend was fugitive

     Arizona judge denies knowing live-in boyfriend was fugitive
    An Arizona trial judge who has handled several prominent cases denied knowing that her live-in boyfriend was a fugitive with a criminal record before he was arrested at her home. Judge Katherine Cooper of Maricopa County Superior Court released a...
  • Florida's working poor are facing a terminal diagnosis

    Florida's working poor are facing a terminal diagnosis
    Our state's patients are at risk as Florida's safety-net hospitals and other health care providers face a "perfect storm" of state and federal cuts. A loss of $2 billion per year is predicted to Florida's health care providers for the poor. Unless the...