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  • Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination

    Looking Out: LGBT groups criticize Hogan for pulling back Medicaid regulation banning discrimination
    Gov. Larry Hogan may have sent a message of “tolerance and mutual respect” during his inauguration on Wednesday, but advocates for the state's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say his early actions in office have signaled...
  • Doctors see more Medicaid patients if they get paid more, study finds

    For two years, the Obama administration dramatically raised Medicaid reimbursements for primary care physicians in hopes that they would see more poor patients. The idea was that states would jump in to continue at least part of the payments. Few did,...
  • 'Time is running out' to sign up for Obamacare

    More than 7 million consumers nationwide have gotten insurance through federal marketplaces during the first two months of the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act. That includes 422,000 Pennsylvanians who either selected a plan...
  • UnitedHealth Group Earnings Up On Growth In Medicare, Medicaid

    UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer, on Wednesday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings and revenue growth driven largely by Medicaid and Medicare customers. The company reported earnings of $1.51 billion, or $1.55 per diluted...
  • Medicare chief steps down with 'sadness and mixed emotions'

    Medicare chief steps down with 'sadness and mixed emotions'
    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • How will Florida compensate for lost federal hospital funds?

    Florida health officials and lawmakers are facing a quandary over how to replace the likely annual loss of $1.3 billion in federal funds which compensate hospitals and providers that care for large numbers of uninsured and Medicaid patients. The state...
  • House GOP chips away at Obamacare, voting to redefine full-time work

    Congressional Republicans renewed their assault Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, as the House passed legislation to redefine the law's definition of full-time work, a key detail that would affect how employers must provide health benefits to workers....
  • Ruling targets nonlawyers providing Medicaid advice

    Ruling targets nonlawyers providing Medicaid advice
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that took aim at nonlawyers who are paid to help people get Medicaid benefits — including seniors who need Medicaid coverage for nursing-home care. The Supreme Court approved...
  • Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach

    Illinois turning to insurance agents for Obamacare outreach
    Keith Kelly knew buying health insurance would be complicated. So the 55-year-old Naperville man skipped the federal enrollment website and asked for help from someone he knew: an insurance salesman. Kelly told insurance agent Robert Slayton about his...
  • Find funds to fix care for needy kids

    Find funds to fix care for needy kids
    Florida health officials are failing in their role as stand-in parents for our most vulnerable children. Three weeks ago, a state judge ruled that the Department of Children and Families is violating federal law by routinely failing to provide mental...
  • Analysis: Doctors may shun patients after Medicaid compensation cuts

    WASHINGTON Starting this month, many doctors who were likely to expand basic medical care offered to low-income Americans a goal of the 2010 health care law could see Medicaid fees drop an average of almost 43 percent. The development could make the...