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  • New Virginia program expands access to mental health care

    New Virginia program expands access to mental health care
    Hundreds of Peninsula residents with a severe mental illness stand to benefit from the Governor's Access Plan, announced Tuesday. Part of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's "A Healthy Virginia Plan," the federal waiver program will provide medical and behavioral...
  • Executive who oversaw troubled rollout of Obama's health care law resigns from government

    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • Medicare chief steps down with 'sadness and mixed emotions'

    Medicare chief steps down with 'sadness and mixed emotions'
    Medicare's top administrator unexpectedly resigned Friday, becoming the latest casualty in the turmoil over the president's health care law, which is still struggling for acceptance even as millions benefit from expanded coverage. Marilyn Tavenner's...
  • How will Florida compensate for lost federal hospital funds?

    Florida health officials and lawmakers are facing a quandary over how to replace the likely annual loss of $1.3 billion in federal funds which compensate hospitals and providers that care for large numbers of uninsured and Medicaid patients. The state...
  • House GOP chips away at Obamacare, voting to redefine full-time work

    Congressional Republicans renewed their assault Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, as the House passed legislation to redefine the law's definition of full-time work, a key detail that would affect how employers must provide health benefits to workers....
  • Ruling targets nonlawyers providing Medicaid advice

    Ruling targets nonlawyers providing Medicaid advice
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that took aim at nonlawyers who are paid to help people get Medicaid benefits — including seniors who need Medicaid coverage for nursing-home care. The Supreme Court approved...
  • Analysis: Doctors may shun patients after Medicaid compensation cuts

    WASHINGTON Starting this month, many doctors who were likely to expand basic medical care offered to low-income Americans a goal of the 2010 health care law could see Medicaid fees drop an average of almost 43 percent. The development could make the...
  • New Medicaid enrollees are younger and fitter, but many need addiction treatment

    WASHINGTON Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of low-income adults last year became eligible for Medicaid and subsidized health insurance for the first time. Now states face a huge challenge: how to deal with an onslaught of able-bodied, 18- to 64-...
  • McAuliffe pitches new economy, tied to progressive change

    McAuliffe pitches new economy, tied to progressive change
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe talked up recent economic successes Wednesday and laid out the basics of a lengthy, and optimistic, legislative package he plans to push this year in the Virginia General Assembly. As he often does, McAuliffe pitched his vision of...
  • FBI raids medical-supply company in Boca Raton

    FBI raids medical-supply company in Boca Raton
    Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation early Wednesday raided a medical-supply company in Boca Raton with ties to Daniel Porush, a man who helped inspire a character depicted in the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street." The company, Med-Care...
  • Fewer Americans delayed needed medical care in 2014, survey says

    Fewer Americans delayed needed medical care in 2014, survey says
    The number of Americans who put off needed medical care fell substantially last year, according to a new survey that provides one of the fullest pictures of how the federal health law may be improving not only insurance coverage but also access to...