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Medicaid

Medicaid
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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • Chicago mental health clinic closings spark opposing views

    Chicago mental health clinic closings spark opposing views
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's mental health care policies went on trial at City Hall on Tuesday, with critics saying many patients ended up homeless, jailed or dead after the mayor closed half of the city's clinics, while city officials maintained that care for...
  • Health exchange seeks to re-enroll all who bought insurance plans

    Health exchange seeks to re-enroll all who bought insurance plans
    Maryland health exchange officials plan to contact every person who bought one of their insurance plans last year to get them to re-enroll in November. Most of the nearly 79,000 people who gained private coverage in the state under the Affordable Care...
  • Auditor says $93 million in Medi-Cal payments could be fraudulent

    Auditor says $93 million in Medi-Cal payments could be fraudulent
    A state audit has found that more than $93 million in Medi-Cal payments made to substance abuse clinics across California were potentially fraudulent. The audit released Tuesday reviewed billing data from July 2008 to December 2013 for Medi-Cal's Drug...
  • Officials: Seminole County woman charged with Medicaid fraud

    Officials: Seminole County woman charged with Medicaid fraud
    A Seminole County woman was arrested for Medicaid fraud Thursday after state investigators accused her of billing the program for thousands of dollars. Teryl Atkins was employed by A&S Quality Care when "she allegedly billed the Medicaid program for...
  • Charlie Crist flawed, but best choice for Democrats

    Charlie Crist flawed, but best choice for Democrats
    If Charlie Crist thinks he can return to the Governor's Mansion as a Democrat, look his former Republicans "in the eye" and make high-toned talk to get what he wants, he's wrong. But if Nan Rich thinks she has a chance to beat Gov. Rick Scott, she's...
  • McAuliffe: State budget will need another round of cuts

    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe went before state legislators Friday to deliver some expected bad news: Virginia's budget needs a bit more cutting. The state missed its projected revenue figures in the last fiscal year, and the sluggish economic...
  • $48.6 million: Attorney General's Office

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. The Virginia attorney general's annual budget approaches $50 million, much of which is...
  • Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest

    Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest
    Prime Healthcare Services Inc., a hospital chain that has come under fire for billing and patient privacy issues, is facing opposition over its potential acquisition of six California hospitals, including two medical centers in Los Angeles County. On...
  • Seniors: Talk about our issues

    Seniors: Talk about our issues
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us. A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
  • Were letter writers engaged in scheme to bilk dad?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: A recent answer you gave was quite shocking to me. Apparently, two women, the daughters who recently lost their mother, had now taken over control of their 82-year-old father's finances. If you cannot figure out...