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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Medicaid gap: Choosing between dinner and a medical test

    Medicaid gap: Choosing between dinner and a medical test
    Cynthia Louis sees the bus bench advertising "Obamacare" near her Miami home as a reminder of a broken promise: that the Affordable Care Act would help her get the medical care she needs to return to work. Louis, 57, has been unemployed since fall of...
  • Return our 8 percent -- expand health care: Front Burner

    Return our 8 percent -- expand health care: Front Burner
    When it comes to health care, you and your co-workers are paying about 8 percent higher premiums than you should. The Florida Hospital Association reports that hospitals currently "cost shift" about $1.4 billion of uncompensated care onto those who have...
  • GOP governors may pay price for refusing to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

    NEW YORK In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government couldn't force states to expand eligibility for their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. Since then, the Obama administration has looked for ways to persuade Republicans...
  • Florida editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: April 19 Miami Herald on online voting registration: Online voting registration is an idea whose time has come. And why not? It's favored by all 67 election supervisors in the state, most legislators and the...
  • House floats offer in health care budget impasse

    House floats offer in health care budget impasse
    TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Steve Crisafulli announced Thursday he’s floating a proposal to use some state funds to help solve a budget impasse over health care. The plan would use $200 million in state funds to draw down $300 million in...
  • Florida House Republicans make offer on budget stalemate

    Top Republicans in the Florida House made an offer Thursday to try to bridge a budget gap with Senate Republicans, but it could still result in the state's hospitals getting significantly less than they are receiving now. House leaders offered to trim...
  • Missouri Legislature passes $26 billion spending plan

    Missouri lawmakers passed a $26 billion budget plan on Thursday for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for K-12 public schools while holding spending for social services stagnant — a sticking point that garnered criticism from...
  • Fellowship Manor Receives Highest Rating and other company news

    Fellowship Manor Receives Highest Rating and other company news
    Fellowship Manor receives highest rating Fellowship Manor has recently received the highest possible overall rating of five stars U.S. News & World Report's sixth Best Nursing Homes. This is the third year that Fellowship Manor has received the...
  • Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play

    Christie Puts Social Security Fix In Play
    If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has his way, the unfolding presidential campaign will focus on generational fairness. It will seek to curb spending on the elderly — mainly Social Security and Medicare — without putting the elderly at risk....
  • System needs free-market reforms: Front Burner

    System needs free-market reforms: Front Burner
    In Lewis Carroll's famous "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," Alice pleads with the Cheshire Cat, "Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" His reply: "That depends a great deal on where you want to get to." In Florida's Medicaid...
  • Legislature should regret proposing 24-hour abortion law

    Legislature should regret proposing 24-hour abortion law
    Regret is one of life's most bitter emotions. All those things that it is too late to do or undo. All those angry words that cannot be taken back. All the encouraging words left unsaid, all those endearments never expressed. The roads taken that turned...