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  • Miami-Dade, Broward officials oppose Scott's hospital plan

    Gov. Rick Scott is having a hard time getting officials in the state's largest counties to back his proposal that would require cuts for many public hospitals and instead funnel money to for-profit ones. The governor's plan could mean a possible hit of...
  • State wins court order in UPMC-Highmark fight over Medicare

    Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants. The ruling by...
  • 2 opponents named to Medicaid expansion panel

    Two of the biggest opponents of Medicaid expansion in Montana are going to be members of the panel that oversees it. Gov. Steve Bullock and legislative leaders released Friday their picks for a nine-member Medicaid expansion committee. GOP leaders...
  • Mayo: When ideology trumps all, everyone loses

    Mayo: When ideology trumps all, everyone loses
    It's Take 2 for the Legislature, and Round 2 in the ongoing, eye-glazing (but important) fight over health care for poor Floridians. Lawmakers reconvene Monday for a special session after the regular session imploded, and the state budget hangs in the...
  • Letter: Nursing homes face trouble from Medicaid cuts

    Letter: Nursing homes face trouble from Medicaid cuts
    Most of us agree the state needs to get its financial house in order. Unfortunately, nursing homes are targeted for cuts in Medicaid funding that would be devastating for Elmwood Care. The state is considering cuts of $230 million to nursing homes...
  • After close primary, Kentucky governor's race gets underway

    James Comer conceded, Matt Bevin accepted and Kentucky's race for governor finally got underway Friday following a tumultuous primary that left Democrats giddy and Republicans focused on uniting their scattered base. Comer, the state agriculture...
  • Letter to the editor: Concerned about proposed state cuts

    Letter to the editor: Concerned about proposed state cuts
    Concerned about proposed state cuts As the first line of health care delivery, particularly in underserved urban and rural areas of Illinois, pharmacists strive every day for the advancement of patient care. Leaders in Springfield are considering a...
  • Report: Mental health care in crisis in Illinois

    Report: Mental health care in crisis in Illinois
    As Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner does battle with the Democratic forces of Mike Madigan in Springfield and Illinois residents choose sides in the political feud, an organization that advocates for people suffering from mental illness in Illinois has issued...
  • Gov. Scott right to mistrust feds

    Gov. Scott right to mistrust feds
    The ongoing scurrilous attacks against Gov. Rick Scott for resisting forced Medicaid expansion are unfounded. The 2012 Supreme Court ruling determined that the federal government could not withhold all Medicaid funding from states that refuse to...
  • Alabama House passes bill to create long-term care networks

    The Alabama House on Thursday passed a bill that would establish integrated care networks to allow more Medicaid recipients to stay in their homes instead of nursing homes. Senate Majority Leader Greg Reed, R-Jasper, said the legislation could cut...
  • Letters to the editor

    Letters to the editor
    Losing loved ones to substance abuse Are you aware that the federal Centers for Disease Control has declared heroin addiction an epidemic in this nation or that the state of Illinois has declared a heroin state of emergency? Not many people are...