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  • Feds link Medicaid programs, further threatening state budget

    Feds link Medicaid programs, further threatening state budget
    TALLAHASSEE – The federal government Tuesday explicitly linked two Medicaid-related programs, a move that could escalate a fight that already threatens creation of a state budget in time for the Legislature's adjournment on May 1. Talks between...
  • House Democrats in Alaska want to see Medicaid expansion

    House Democrats said Tuesday that Medicaid expansion would be a key piece to winning their support to authorize any draw from Alaska's savings to cover costs for state government. Medicaid expansion is a priority for Gov. Bill Walker, who at the prodding...
  • Feds to Scott: Expand Medicaid if you want hospital funds

    Federal health officials said publicly for the first time Tuesday that they want expansion of Florida's Medicaid program as part of any deal to grant Gov. Rick Scott's request to help the state's hospitals treat poor patients. Scott, so far, is...
  • Ohio House GOP overhauls Gov. Kasich's sweeping tax package

    Republican leaders in the Ohio House pulled many of Gov. John Kasich's tax plans from his state budget proposal, while announcing more money for schools, a smaller state income tax cut and changes to his poverty and health care initiatives. The revisions...
  • Union Postpones Nursing Home Strike At Malloy's Request

    Union Postpones Nursing Home Strike At Malloy's Request
    HARTFORD — At the governor's request, a health care union has postponed a strike that was to begin next week at 27 Connecticut nursing homes. The Service Employees International Union, District 1199, notified the homes last week that a strike...
  • Public gets its turn to outline budget concerns to lawmakers

    The stories were heartbreaking, and the list of budget requests expensive as parents, health care providers and advocacy groups asked lawmakers Tuesday to reverse cuts that Gov. Bobby Jindal proposes to balance next year's budget. Parents of disabled...
  • Hospitals: $1.5B Medicaid cut plan could cost jobs, services

    Some Illinois hospitals say a proposal to reduce Medicaid spending by more than $1.5 billion from Gov. Bruce Rauner could lead to significant job and service cuts. The Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1aZVeN9 ) reports a group of Chicago-area "safety-net...
  • Senate ramps up Medicaid push, still deadlocked with House

    Senate ramps up Medicaid push, still deadlocked with House
    TALLAHASSEE – Flanked by business executives and advocates, Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, prodded the House to negotiate with him over a Senate plan to expand Medicaid with what he calls “conservative guardrails.” “&...
  • Nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance

    Underlining a change across the nation,nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday. As recently as 2013, slightly more than 8 out of 10 had coverage. Whether the new number from the...
  • Hogan's choice

    Hogan's choice
    In the grand scheme of last-minute collapses in Maryland budget negotiations, the one Monday night wasn't so terrible — the 2012 debacle that led to two special legislative sessions and a gambling expansion referendum was much worse. Nonetheless,...
  • Rubio's policies target middle class as some Republicans cringe

    Marco Rubio says he wants to make helping the poor and middle class a Republican issue. It's not clear how much his party wants to do it. The U.S. senator from Florida, who announced his presidential run on Monday, casts himself as a "reform...