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  • GOP delegate has proposal for health coverage for the poor

    GOP delegate has proposal for health coverage for the poor
    A senior House of Delegates Republican is working on a unique-to-Virginia proposal to expand health care coverage for low-income Virginians that he hopes will break the standoff over Medicaid expansion. Del. Thomas Rust, R-Herndon, plans to offer...
  • Virginia politics: Democrats push for details on Medicaid session

    Virginia politics: Democrats push for details on Medicaid session
    The General Assembly is to convene next month to talk about Medicaid expansion, but there's still no firm word on the scope of what they'll tackle – or even what kind of legislation, if any, they'll consider — and that is starting to bug...
  • California's Medi-Cal explosion

    California's Medi-Cal explosion
    California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal enrollment. The numbers — 2.2 million enrollees since January — surprised healthcare experts and created unforeseen...
  • Vermont is 'single-payer' trailblazer

    BERLIN, Vt. Dr. Marvin Malek has been yearning and advocating for a publicly financed, single-payer health care system for at least two decades. Now, as Vermont stands on the threshold of being the first state to launch such a plan, he's confessing to...
  • Free dental care and screenings for children in Hampton Roads

    Free dental care and screenings for children in Hampton Roads
    The7th annual Smart Smiles 5K Walk/Run takes off at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at The Mariners' Museum Park in Newport News. Delta Dental's Smart Smiles program provides free dental care to children without dental insurance, or those who qualify for...
  • Feds says Maryland is on track to launch new health exchange website

    Feds says Maryland is on track to launch new health exchange website
    Federal regulators expressed confidence this week in Maryland's move to new technology to run its health exchange website. In a letter to Gov. Martin O'Malley dated Aug. 4, the top official from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it had...
  • How do you leave a union you don't know you belong to?

    Americans are fascinated with secret societies. From articles about the Illuminati to news reports on the Bilderberg Group, people love to speculate on furtive conspiracies. Now imagine an organization so secretive, even its own members don't know...
  • Florida GOP to blame for insurance rate hikes

    The state is not doing its job to protect consumers from health insurance rate hikes. After passing up billions of dollars from the federal government for the state to expand Medicaid, Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-controlled Legislature callously...
  • Number Of Residents Without Health Insurance Drops 50%

     Number Of Residents Without Health Insurance Drops 50%
    HARTFORD — The number of people in Connecticut without health insurance has dropped by 50 percent since 2012, according to research findings released Wednesday by the state's health insurance exchange. Access Health CT, the state-run onlinehealth...
  • Some political buzz over Gallup poll showing a rise in uninsured Virginians

    In the political chatter today: Virginia is one of only three states that's seen an increase in the number of people without health insurance since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that people buy coverage took effect at the start of the year, a...
  • Mississippi hurts the poor, blames Obama

    Mississippi hurts the poor, blames Obama
    Like most Republicans, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is an Obamacare refusenik. A staunch opponent of the law, he rejected the Medicaid expansion, refused to build an exchange and won't encourage Mississippians to enroll in the federal backstop. All of...