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  • Can we finally agree that Obamacare is working?

    At the end of a war, some people will remain holed up in the trees, thinking they can still turn the tide of a lost cause. Increasingly, that's the best description of the anti-Obamacare dead-enders, including congressional Republicans, who continue to...
  • Corbett attracts private insurers to proposed hybrid Medicaid plan

    Corbett administration officials hoping that a competitive field of health insurance companies bidding for business under the governor's alternative Medicaid expansion plan will impress federal regulators. The governor's office announced Friday that at...
  • Reader feedback June 21: Looming army cuts, McAuliffe pushes Medicaid

    Army cuts threaten region Fort Eustis was largely spared during the first round of Army downsizing, but the second round might hit closer to home, a defense consultant said Thursday at a discussion of defense spending and its impact on Hampton Roads....
  • More budget details from House Republican memo

     
    On June 5, The Morning Call published a story detailing closed-door budget discussions among Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration and Republican House and Senate leaders. The story was based on a June 3 memo prepared by Republican House...
  • $96 billion: All sorts of stuff

    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. This is a special installment of "It's in the Budget," because Virginia actually has a...
  • Virginia tops in controlling Medicaid fraud

    Virginia tops in controlling Medicaid fraud
    For a second time Virginia has taken top honors in the nation for its work eliminating waste and intercepting Medicaid fraud. The Office of the Inspector General presented the award Wednesday to Randy Clouse, director of the Virginia Medicaid Fraud...
  • Number of uninsured in Los Angeles could drop 57% by 2016, study finds

    Number of uninsured in Los Angeles could drop 57% by 2016, study finds
    The number of uninsured residents in Los Angeles could drop 57% by 2016 as a result of the federal health law's expansion of coverage, according to a new report. The study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation predicts that the...
  • Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble

    Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble
    When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
  • Most with Obamacare were previously uninsured, new survey finds

    About 4.5 million of the 8 million Americans who signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by the new federal healthcare law did not previously have insurance, according to a national survey that provides the most detailed look to date at who...
  • Medicaid expansion advocates call for budget veto

    No half-measures here - a group of 21 health care advocates who've been pushing for the state to expand health insurance coverage for low income Virginians say Gov. Terry McAuliffe should simply veto the whole of the budget the state General Assembly...
  • Reihan Salam: What would actually happen if tea partiers ran the country?

    What exactly does the tea party movement want? Other than bringing three-cornered hats, powdered wigs and knee breeches back in style, that is. If every Republican squish in Congress were booted out of office and replaced by a doughty defender of our...