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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Sept. 13 Letters: Health care, Hampton traffic, Route 460

    Expand Medicaid Pennsylvania has reached agreement with the federal government on a plan to expand that state's Medicaid program to provide needed health coverage for half a million uninsured people. Pennsylvania is the 27th state, plus the District of...
  • Top U.S. health adviser wants end to partisan fighting over Obamacare

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's top health adviser on Monday called for an end to partisan bickering over Obamacare, saying the public and businesses are sending a clear message to Washington that it is time to move on with implementing...
  • Republicans grill federal officials ahead of 2nd Obamacare enrollment period

    WASHINGTON Two months before the second enrollment period begins to purchase health insurance through the online marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act, Congress is asking if it's going to go more smoothly this year. The federal website,...
  • Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services

     Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan expands access to mental health services
    The expansion of treatment for those with a serious mental illness took top billing in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 10-point plan, "A Healthy Virginia," announced Monday. The Governor's Access Plan, GAP, promises to provide medical and behavioral health...
  • Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy

    Report: Virginia hospital finances are healthy
    A report on the financial status of hospitals in Virginia by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, released Wednesday, was timed to coincide with the state's upcoming Medicaid debate. "The financial health of the hospitals has become an...
  • Reader feedback Sept. 11: Sub photo, flying dog, Medicaid

    Warner sub photo Jerry, Hampton: I just opened up my Sunday paper and saw a beautiful picture of the John Warner submarine and christening. It's so crisp and clear. John Warner is standing right there, as proud as can be. Wonderful picture by Jonathon...
  • Toscano asks, again, about rules for the House of Delegates Medicaid special session

    He keeps asking, but so far the House of Delegates Democratic Leader David Toscano hasn't heard anything about how Speaker Bill Howell plans to organize next week's special session on Medicaid expansion. That session starts Sept. 18. "Without rules,...
  • What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare

    What's wrong with the new conservative answer to Obamacare
    The best sign that conservatives have finally given up their childish campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is that they've been cooking up proposals to keep some of the ACA's most important provisions in place, without fully abandoning Republican...
  • Free dental clinic coming to Allentown

    Free dental clinic coming to Allentown
    The Allentown Fairgrounds will be buzzing Friday and Saturday — but it won't be just farmers market shoppers looking for bargains. The buzz also will come from up to 100 dental drills as part of a huge dental clinic that will set up at the Agri-...
  • Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal

    Hopes for savings with McAuliffe Medicaid mental health proposal
    One of the key things state officials will be watching, if they get a federal OK to add roughly 20,000 people with serious mental illnesses to the Medicaid rolls, is whether covering relatively inexpensive primary care doctors' services and mental...
  • A California solution for a Medicaid quirk

    A California solution for a Medicaid quirk
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law required virtually all adult Americans to carry insurance, starting this year. And to help make policies affordable, it offered subsidies to lower-income households while expanding the Medicaid insurance program to...