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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Anthem joins insurer crowd in beating Street 1Q expectations

    Anthem's first-quarter earnings jumped 23 percent thanks in part to a spike in Medicaid enrollment, and it became the latest health insurer to raise its forecast for the year after breezing past Wall Street's expectations. The nation's second largest...
  • A failure of leadership in Florida House

    A failure of leadership in Florida House
    When it comes to leadership, Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, who unilaterally brought the state's annual legislative session to a halt on Tuesday, is as weak as it gets. When the legislative session began two months ago, Crisafulli said he was a...
  • Florida House shuts down early amid Medicaid impasse

    Florida House shuts down early amid Medicaid impasse
    TALLAHASSEE — Angry over the Senate's insistence of tying Medicaid expansion to the state budget, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli took the dramatic step of adjourning his chamber for the legislative session Tuesday, three days before its scheduled...
  • GOP candidates court conservative advocacy group in debate

    Kentucky's leading Republican candidates for governor jockeyed to position themselves on the right side of key conservative issues during a debate Tuesday night before one of the country's major conservative advocacy groups. The 90-minute debate at...
  • Alaska Legislature gavels in for special session

    The Legislature gaveled in Tuesday for a special session called by the governor after lawmakers adjourned with a partially funded state budget. But lawmakers were looking at whether they might be able to take a break and reconvene, possibly in Anchorage....
  • Florida House abruptly adjourns session early, saying impasse is insurmountable

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. After weeks of impasse over the state budget and Medicaid expansion, the Florida House unilaterally ended the annual legislative session on Tuesday, three days earlier than scheduled, saying the differences with the Senate were...
  • Florida House abruptly adjourns early over budget impasse

    The annual session of the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature crashed to a halt Tuesday as the House adjourned three days early because of a budget impasse with the Senate over Medicaid expansion. Bills covering everything from tax cuts to...
  • Why Baltimore burns for Freddie Gray

    There are fires in Baltimore. This may add fuel to them, but so be it: Freddie Gray's April 19th death while in police custody is almost entirely about race. Sure, it's about community policing policies and standards. It's also about the economic...
  • Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott sued the Obama administration Tuesday, charging that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds. The Republican governor points to a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Leyden group warns Rauner cuts could hurt mentally ill

    Leyden group warns Rauner cuts could hurt mentally ill
    About five years ago, Venessa Fitzsimmons, 65, of Franklin Park, lost control. "I attacked my manager because he was taking things out of my cab," Fitzsimmons said. "I went berserk. He was 6'5" and I'm 5'6." I was going to throttle him but I couldn't...
  • Aetna Reports Strong First Quarter, Beating Expectations

    Aetna Reports Strong First Quarter, Beating Expectations
    Aetna had strong first-quarter results as the company reported membership growth, greater revenue and lower costs related to acquisitions and extinguishing debt. Net income for the quarter was $777.5 million, or $2.20 per share, compared with $665.5...