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  • Waiting for the Children's Health Insurance Program

    WASHINGTON The federal-state Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out of money on Sept. 30. Until recently, Congress showed little interest in paying for it. But last week, the House agreed on a bill that would continue the $13 billion...
  • 4 charged after recruiting homeless to pose as patients

    Four people are being charged with Medicaid fraud for allegedly recruiting homeless people to pose as patients. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced the arrests on Friday. Bondi's office alleged that the owner of an Orlando clinic and three of...
  • Perjury indictment upheld against former health secretary

    The perjury case against former Louisiana health secretary Bruce Greenstein will continue after a state district court judge refused Friday to dismiss the charges. Judge Louis Daniel rejected arguments from Greenstein lawyer John McLindon, who said the...
  • Taking the pulse of Obama's health care law at age 5

    WASHINGTON With more than 50 congressional repeal votes, a near-death Supreme Court experience and a botched marketplace debut to its credit, the Affordable Care Act has had a tortured five-year existence as the Republican Party's legislative enemy No. 1....
  • Current Connecticut deficit projected to hit $133 million

    A recent federal decision denying Connecticut's claim for $63 million in Medicaid reimbursements is being blamed for the state's growing budget deficit. The general fund, the state's major spending account, is now projected to be nearly $133 million in...
  • 'Chasm' of more than $4 billion divides Florida Legislature

    Florida's Republican-led Legislature has a budget "chasm" of more than $4 billion that is dividing the House and Senate with six weeks left to go in the annual session. The two chambers on Friday released their initial spending plans for the coming...
  • Lawmakers consider second bill to fully expand Medicaid

    A Senate panel is considering a new proposal to expand Medicaid to about 70,000 low-income Montanans that includes a focus on personal responsibility and reducing the number of people in poverty. Sen. Ed Buttrey, R-Great Falls, presented House Bill 405...
  • Blue Shield seeks to avoid disclosing its price for Care1st

    Blue Shield seeks to avoid disclosing its price for Care1st
    Nonprofit insurer Blue Shield of California, already under scrutiny for its huge cash reserves and lack of disclosure, is refusing to say how much it's spending to acquire a Monterey Park insurance company and is seeking confidentiality from state...
  • House, Senate panels adopt balanced-budget plans

    Republicans in Congress advanced balanced-budget plans bristling with cuts in Medicaid and other benefit programs Thursday, determined to make a down payment on last fall's campaign promise to erase deficits by the end of the decade. Last-minute...
  • Statewide 100-day effort to end homelessness kicks off

    Statewide 100-day effort to end homelessness kicks off
    An ambitious effort to take major steps toward ending homelessness in the area within 100 days kicked off on March 11, combining the efforts and resources of many agencies across the state. The 100-day initiative involves advocates, activists, service...
  • Iowa DHS leader defends changes to Medicaid

    The head of the Iowa Department of Human Services on Thursday defended the decision to close two state mental health facilities and switch the state's Medicaid program to private management, saying the changes will save money and offer people better care....