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  • Second opinion on health care saved state from Gov. Scott

    Second opinion on health care saved state from Gov. Scott
    This is a story about how Florida's governor tried to give one company a 690 percent return on its political investment. On May 5, Gov. Scott created the Commission on Healthcare an Hospital Funding. Its mission is to examine "taxpayer funding" of...
  • L+M Hospital Affiliation With Yale-New Haven Makes Sense

    L+M Hospital Affiliation With Yale-New Haven Makes Sense
    Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London says it's too small to survive for long in a tumultuous hospital environment. It is in talks to join forces with the Yale-New Haven Health System, parent of Yale-New Haven Hospital. The affiliation makes sense....
  • Bristol Hospital Cutting 43 Jobs

    BRISTOL — After racking up months of financial losses, Bristol Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that it has eliminated more than 40 jobs. The hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer, had to lay off about 5 percent of its workforce,...
  • Ohio governor 'pleased' with budget but warns of some vetoes

    Gov. John Kasich said he was pleased with the two-year, $71.2 billion state operating budget that lawmakers sent him on Friday, but he noted some items would get vetoed. The Republican governor, who appeared at a news conference with GOP legislative...
  • With McAuliffe in office, old friends find new opportunities

    RICHMOND - Terry McAuliffe's move from national Democratic political insider to Virginia governor has meant new opportunities for some of his longtime friends. After McAuliffe took office in early 2014, some of his friends— who had never lobbied...
  • Coverage worries persist amid relief over health care ruling

    Throughout the country, relief was the dominant emotion among consumers who get help from the government to lower their health insurance costs following Thursday's Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama's health...
  • Document offers glimpse into Senate GOP budget ideas

    With the deadline to passing a new budget a week away, Republican lawmakers could be looking to close the state’s estimated $1.2 billion deficit without relying on higher taxes on natural gas drillers, workers and shoppers as Democratic Gov. Tom...
  • Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding

    Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding
    Seventy-five residents of the Hancock Geriatric Treatment Center at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg — average age 74, all with severe mental illness and behavioral problems, and most with complex medical issues — need to find a new...
  • Local ACA advocate 'thrilled' with U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold subsidies

    Local ACA advocate 'thrilled' with U.S. Supreme Court decision to uphold subsidies
    Gaylene Kanoyton, head of Celebrate Healthcare, a Peninsula-based health advocacy group was "thrilled" with the U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 decision upholding the premium subsidies for those purchasing health insurance through the 34 federally run state...
  • With latest Supreme Court endorsement, Obamacare appears cemented into law

    With latest Supreme Court endorsement, Obamacare appears cemented into law
    The Affordable Care Act, upheld in a decisive 6-3 Supreme Court ruling Thursday, is now virtually assured of surviving as a permanent feature of the American healthcare system. Republicans' chances of repealing the law, which provides health coverage to...
  • Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

    Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies
    The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a key element of the Affordable Care Act Thursday, ruling that people in states that never established state-based exchanges still qualify for subsidized health care under the law. The decision protects subsidies for...