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  • Illinois prepares for 2nd round of Obamacare

    Illinois prepares for 2nd round of Obamacare
    Another chance to get insurance under the federal health law is coming, but Illinois officials aren't expecting people who didn't sign up last year to jump at the prospect this time. The Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment period drew what...
  • McAuliffe chides aide over Puckett phone message

    RICHMOND – News that Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff dangled a state job in front of former state Sen. Phil Puckett in a desperate effort to keep him in the Senate opened a new window this week into the behind-the-scenes machinations that...
  • How do you judge a state budget? A dollar at a time

    How do you judge a state budget? A dollar at a time
    RICHMOND — It's hard to wedge enough nuance into a conversation about the state budget. After all, there are a lot of ways to slice nearly $48 billion in annual spending. Even a close reading of the 500-page budget leaves questions unanswered....
  • Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel: Obamacare haters still hurting public

    Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel: Obamacare haters still hurting public
    The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted for the 55th time to defund or repeal the Affordable Care Act. The repeals would reverse coverage of pre-existing conditions, family plans that include children up to age 26, lifetime benefits, preventive...
  • Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed

    Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed
    Late last year, medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. made two large payments to Dr. Andrew N. Pollak, chair of the University of Maryland Medical System's orthopedics department. The payments, one for $47,225 and the other for $45,902, were...
  • Maryland adds 22,000 Medicaid consumers, monthly report says

    Maryland adds 22,000 Medicaid consumers, monthly report says
    The state health insurance exchange continued enrolling consumers in Medicaid, adding almost 22,000 new people to the rolls in the last month, according to a report released Friday. The report said 376,850 people in the state have gained coverage...
  • Republican critic of Congress challenges Alcee Hastings

    Republican critic of Congress challenges Alcee Hastings
    Voters in the 20th congressional district will choose on Nov. 4 between Alcee Hastings, a Democrat with 22 years of experience on Capitol Hill, and a Republican newcomer who scorns all of Congress. "I'm not the incumbent. I haven't given this country $18...
  • Doctor participates in new Medicare program

    Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs. Called an Accountable Care...
  • Post: McAuliffe chief of staff pitched Puckett on big state job for daughter

    Post: McAuliffe chief of staff pitched Puckett on big state job for daughter
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff, Paul Reagan, told state Sen. Phil Puckett that his daughter could "potentially" get a job with a big state agency if he stayed in the Senate and helped the governor push Medicaid expansion, The Washington Post...
  • Obamacare at one year: a birthday assessment

    Obamacare at one year: a birthday assessment
    The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Some provisions went into effect by the end of that year and some over the following three years. But by popular perception, the act kicked in last Oct. 1, when enrollment for...
  • Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter

    Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter
    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff left a voice-mail message for a Democrat who was on the verge of quitting the General Assembly in June, saying that the state senator's daughter might get a top state job if he stayed to...