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  • Why the GOP may not take the Senate

    Why the GOP may not take the Senate
    There is something deeply satisfying about the troubles punditry is having in nailing down exactly what's happening in the 2014 elections. The careful statistical models keep gyrating on the question of whether Republicans will win control of the Senate...
  • Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law

    Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law
    The federal healthcare law has dramatically increased coverage among Latinos, according to a new report that provides a comprehensive look at the effects of the Affordable Care Act on a historically underinsured community. Overall, the percentage of...
  • Obamacare to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion in uncompensated care: government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Wednesday said it expects expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion this year on the cost of caring for uninsured Americans. A report by the U.S....
  • Republicans grill federal officials ahead of 2nd Obamacare enrollment period

    WASHINGTON Two months before the second enrollment period begins to purchase health insurance through the online marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act, Congress is asking if it's going to go more smoothly this year. The federal website,...
  • Medicaid policy increases rate of children receiving vital oral health care

    Medicaid policy increases rate of children receiving vital oral health care
    Children on Medicaid and their parents may have a reason to smile more: A study by University of Florida researchers shows that a Medicaid policy change in Florida and Texas that reimburses pediatricians and other medical primary care providers for...
  • Blame Scott, not Obama

    A letter writer recently took a jab at President Obama by blaming him for the Medicare doughnut hole for medication. Here's a quote about the Medicare doughnut hole from an AARP website dedicated to medical issues: "Because of the health care law...
  • Primary care providers can handle hepatitis C prescriptions [Commentary]

    Primary care providers can handle hepatitis C prescriptions [Commentary]
    The release of an extremely costly medicine (sofosbuvir) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C illustrates a great number of dilemmas facing health care policy in America: how to appropriately manage our financial resources in caring for populations,...
  • GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates

    GOP Senate candidate Ed Gillespie calls for increase to home health care rates
    Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie knows he doesn't like Obamacare, but he said Friday he's not quite ready to outline an alternative. After telling a group of home health care agency owners and employees that he would try to roll back cuts in...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children need access to mental health professionals [Commentary]

    Unaccompanied immigrant children need access to mental health professionals [Commentary]
    We must address the mental health needs of the unaccompanied immigrant children arriving in Maryland to be reunited with family members and foster parents. While in the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the children receive...
  • Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?

     Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?
    Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind. But they went through the...
  • Very quietly, some big changes at state Senate committees

    The Republican caucus has taken firm control of the state Senate’s committees, in the wake of Phil Puckett’s resignation, which threw control of the body to the GOP. The changes came on a voice voice last week -- and since committees have...