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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Terry Savage: 5 Savage Truths about Medicaid and long-term care

    The oldest baby boomers are now turning 70. Suddenly, the possibility of needing long-term care looms, despite the medical advances in joint replacement, heart surgery and pharmaceuticals. Boomers now must face the increasing possibility of needing care...
  • The return of the death of Obamacare

    WASHINGTON The possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon eliminate federal subsidies for people buying health insurance through the Affordable Care Act is the biggest story in politics and economics that no one wants to talk about. But the...
  • Budget proposal could ground some department aircraft

    A budget proposal laid out Thursday could wind up grounding two search and rescue helicopters and a plane capable of prisoner and personnel transports. An Alaska House subcommittee denied a $2.4 million request by the Department of Public Safety for an...
  • APNewsBreak: Jindal budget seeks to avoid deep college cuts

    Gov. Bobby Jindal will propose Friday to scale back spending on tax credits and offer lawmakers a package of fee hikes and money-generating ideas that could keep Louisiana's colleges from facing deep, damaging cuts that had been forecast next year....
  • About 61,000 Ohioans poised to lose Medicaid health benefits

    Roughly 61,000 Ohioans in Medicaid are expected to lose their coverage this weekend after failing to take steps to renew their health benefits as required, the state's Medicaid director said Thursday. Those recipients who did not update their household...
  • Bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years passes Arizona Legislature

    The Arizona Legislature sent Gov. Doug Ducey a bill Thursday that would force able-bodied adult Medicaid recipients to get a job and limit some of them to five years of coverage. Former Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a similar law last year but the Republican-...
  • Lurie Children's CEO calls on Rauner to keep coordinated care for kids

    Lurie Children's CEO calls on Rauner to keep coordinated care for kids
    As CEO of the state's largest children's hospital, Patrick Magoon said he will lead the effort to prevent any proposed cuts to specialized programs that help care for some of the country's sickest kids. Funding for coordinated care entities, as such...
  • Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover Oregon

    Oracle America Inc. has filed a lawsuit accusing former Gov. John Kitzhaber's campaign consultants of orchestrating the abandonment of the now-defunct Cover Oregon health insurance exchange portal to assist his re-election effort. The lawsuit restates...
  • Gov. Raimondo aims to lower Medicaid costs, improve services

    Gov. Gina Raimondo established a working group she says will reinvent Medicaid by cutting costs and improving services in the state. Raimondo signed an executive order after announcing the formation of the 28-member group at a press conference at the...
  • Gov. Herbert criticizes House decision on Medicaid plan

    Gov. Gary Herbert sternly criticized the Utah House on Thursday for circumventing what he considers the proper legislative process and deciding not to consider his plan for expanding Medicaid. While calm and composed, Herbert didn't hide his...
  • Va. lawmakers approve budget with state pay raises

    Virginia lawmakers approved a budget Thursday that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts benefits for welfare recipients and includes $1.5 million to buy new yurts for state parks. The approved spending plan also doesn't raise taxes,...