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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Bid to block health exchange in Tennessee seen as 'overkill'

    Some Republican lawmakers still reveling in the recent defeat of a proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans are now setting their sights on 230,000 people enrolled through the federal health insurance exchange. State Sen....
  • Judge sets date to hear Medicaid plan lawsuit

    A judge will hear arguments July 10 on whether the main funding source for Arizona's Medicaid expansion was legally enacted. The order from Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper released Friday comes nearly two months after the state...
  • No tax cuts for business this legislative session

    No tax cuts for business this legislative session
    Florida lawmakers convening Tuesday for the start of the 2015 legislative session should resist the urge to cut taxes— particularly corporate taxes — given the likelihood of a $1 billion loss in federal money and research that shows businesses...
  • The far reaching impact of low income pool dollars

    The far reaching impact of low income pool dollars
    The potential loss of Low Income Pool dollars, and the lack of a plan to replace this program, will dramatically impact millions of individuals and families who are low income, among the working poor, as well as Medicare and Medicaid recipients throughout...
  • Panel takes Medicaid-expansion items from department budget

    A House subcommittee on Friday removed items related to Medicaid expansion from the Alaska health department's budget, despite the objections of minority Democrats, and called on Gov. Bill Walker to introduce a separate bill on expansion to spur a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Talk of the County: New generation is married to the government

    Talk of the County: New generation is married to the government
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Find the deadbeat dads When is...
  • When is it OK to drop people from a health care coverage expansion? In the new budget, maybe?

    Could the General Assembly's revision of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's pilot program to cover some mental health and medical care for 20,000 low income Virginians with serious mental illness leave them in the same jam they feared landing in if they agreed to...
  • LePage, attorney general dispute reaches Maine Supreme Court

    Gov. Paul LePage's administration and Attorney General Janet Mills' office squared off in front of Maine's highest court on Thursday over what powers the state's top attorney should have when she disagrees with cases the administration pursues. LePage...
  • Reversing the overdose epidemic

    Reversing the overdose epidemic
    We commend Maryland officials for highlighting the serious health crisis that heroin use poses for all Marylanders and promising immediate action to respond to our state's overdose epidemic. Now is the time to invest wisely in the health care strategies...