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  • Va. lawmakers approve budget with state pay raises

    Virginia lawmakers approved a budget Thursday that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts benefits for welfare recipients and includes $1.5 million to buy new yurts for state parks. The approved spending plan also doesn't raise taxes,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Two examples of where Texas Republicans have it wrong

    Two recent examples provide insights into the thinking of Republicans who run Texas and why that thinking inspires such negative reactions from critics. One was the state's argument that President Barack Obama's plan to protect up to 5 million...
  • New Mexico's nurse hotline touted as a model in states

    WASHINGTON If your infant has a high fever or you're experiencing an unusual pain in your abdomen and you live in New Mexico, you may want to call the NurseAdvice line before you do anything else. New Mexico is the only state with a 24/7 registered nurse...
  • Audit critical of Medicaid procurement

    Audit critical of Medicaid procurement
    State auditors say Maryland's health department did not follow proper procedure when it hired a contractor to replace the system used to process Medicaid payments. The department later had to suspend work with the company. In a report released Wednesday,...
  • Nebraska eyes Medicaid 'redesign' bill to close coverage gap

    Lawmakers who want to close Nebraska's health care coverage gap are taking a new approach after two previous attempts to expand Medicaid failed. Sen. Kathy Campbell presented her Medicaid "redesign" bill Wednesday to a legislative committee, saying it...
  • Judge orders Oracle to keep hosting Oregon's Medicaid system

    An Oregon judge has ordered technology giant Oracle Corp. to continue hosting Oregon's Medicaid health insurance system for low-income Oregonians even after the company's contract expires this weekend. Marion County Circuit Judge Courtland Geyer ruled...
  • Extra health care enrollment time for those unaware of tax penalty

    Extra health care enrollment time for those unaware of tax penalty
    Marylanders who get dinged with a tax penalty this year because they didn't realize federal law requires everyone to have health insurance will get extra time to enroll in a plan. The agency that runs the state exchange, on which insurance can be...