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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • States focus on 'super-utilizers' to reduce Medicaid costs

    WASHINGTON In health policy circles, they are called "super-utilizers," but the name isn't meant to connote any special powers. Just the opposite. They are people whose complex medical problems make them disproportionately heavy users of expensive health...
  • Orlando Health buys 5 radiology centers

    Orlando Health and a radiology practice group have teamed up to purchase Boston Diagnostic Imaging, an Orlando-based outpatient diagnostic center with five locations in Central Florida. The hospital system and Medical Center Radiology Group, which is...
  • Scott's $1 billion tax-cut plan may take time

    Scott's $1 billion tax-cut plan may take time
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott pledged if voters rewarded him with a second term, he would return the favor with $1 billion in tax cuts and more spending on schools and conservation. Now, Scott and lawmakers are sorting out priorities for a...
  • One week remains for 2015 health insurance coverage

    Consumers have until Dec.15 to sign up for health insurance coverage effective Jan. 1, 2015, through the state's federally facilitated state marketplace. Open enrollment through the Affordable Care Act's state marketplaces opened in mid-November....
  • Gov.-elect Tom Wolf heading to White House for meeting with Obama

    Gov.-elect Tom Wolf heading to White House for meeting with Obama
    — As Gov.-elect Tom Wolf builds his team in Harrisburg, he's also got his eye on building relationships in that other capital city. He was among a small group of incoming governors who spent Friday at the White House, meeting with President...
  • Maryland health exchange enrolls more than 50,000

    Maryland health exchange enrolls more than 50,000
    Almost 52,000 people have enrolled in health plans on the state's online insurance marketplace, which launched Nov. 15, exchange officials reported Friday. As of Dec. 4, 29,543 signed up for private plans on the exchange, created under the federal...
  • Expanding Medicaid helps Florida's children succeed in school

    Expanding Medicaid helps Florida's children succeed  in school
      Children who have health insurance through Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), go further in school than children who are uninsured, according to a recent report.  Researchers from Cornell and Harvard have found that,...
  • US health care spending up in 2013, but at record low growth rate

    WASHINGTON America spent more than $2.9 trillion on health care in 2013, or about $9,255 per person, according to a government report released Wednesday. The 3.6 percent increase from roughly $2.8 trillion in 2012 was the smallest annual percentage...
  • Hospitals Defend 'Facility Fees' At State Hearing

    HARTFORD — More and more consumers have felt the sting of hospital "facility fees" in recent years, but hospital executives said Wednesday that they need to recoup losses from the free care they provide to the uninsured and from the under-funded...
  • UnitedHealth Group rolls out upbeat earnings outlook

    MINNEAPOLIS The financial drag from the federal health care overhaul should lessen in the coming years, as growth continues in the Medicare and Medicaid markets, Stephen Hemsley, the chief executive at UnitedHealth Group, said during a Tuesday investors...
  • Sexually-active teens should get IUDs: doctors group

    Sexually-active teens should get IUDs: doctors group
    With "Sesame Street" characters gracing the walls and building blocks on the floor, the pediatrician's office may seem like an unlikely place to discuss birth control. But concerns about teething and toilet training quickly give way to discussions of...