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  • Community treatment for those with mental illness is a caring, humane and cost-effective option

    In an Aug. 29 editorial, the Tribune highlights a continuing mental health crisis in Illinois. While Illinois has made strides in closing state psychiatric hospitals -- we are finally deinstitutionalizing some people with mental illnesses who are...
  • Pennsylvania the 27th state to expand Medicaid under ACA; Republican governor approved it

    Pennsylvania the 27th state to expand Medicaid under ACA; Republican governor approved it
    Virginia is set to reconsider the expansion of Medicaid, health insurance for low-income and disabled people, this month. To date, the Republicans have rejected the federal offer to pay for the expansion until 2017, when states would start to pick up a...
  • A California solution for a Medicaid quirk

    A California solution for a Medicaid quirk
    The 2010 federal healthcare reform law required virtually all adult Americans to carry insurance, starting this year. And to help make policies affordable, it offered subsidies to lower-income households while expanding the Medicaid insurance program to...
  • New federal rules could close sheltered workshops for people with disabilities

    Leslie Winkler stacks nozzle mechanisms for spray bottles in a box. Six per box, just so, over and over again. At other times she might be putting labels on bags of coffee. All day. Winkler does this three days a week in a warehouse in an industrial park...
  • Gov. McAuliffe rolls out 10-point health care plan, says it will help 200,000

    Gov. McAuliffe rolls out 10-point health care plan, says it will help 200,000
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe rolled out a 10-point plan Monday to leverage more federal money for health care in Virginia, but he stopped far short of any unilateral attempt to expand Medicaid. Instead the McAuliffe administration will tweak...
  • Virginia governor unveils more modest Medicaid expansion plan

    (Reuters) - Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe proposed a plan on Monday to provide medical insurance for 25,000 uninsured Virginians, a move that falls short of his vow to expand coverage to 400,000 people despite Republican objections. McAuliffe...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced sweeping 10-point  plan to expand healthcare to 200,000 Virginians
    Monday, Governor McAuliffe launched A Healthy Virginia, a 10-step plan to expand healthcare services to over 200,000 Virginians. This plan includes authorizations of four emergency regulations, one executive order, and innovative and creative solutions to...
  • States that decline to expand Medicaid give up billions in aid

    WASHINGTON If the 23 states that have rejected expanding Medicaid under the 2010 health-care law continue to do so for the next eight years, they'll pay $152 billion to extend the program in other states while receiving nothing in return. This exodus...
  • Survival of congresswoman's baby a celebrated case study

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is a half-hour late for her meeting with a news photographer. She strides into her cramped lobby in the Longworth House Office Building, clad in leopard heels and cradling her year-old daughter, Abigail. Her...
  • GOP delegate has proposal for health coverage for the poor

    GOP delegate has proposal for health coverage for the poor
    A senior House of Delegates Republican is working on a unique-to-Virginia proposal to expand health care coverage for low-income Virginians that he hopes will break the standoff over Medicaid expansion. Del. Thomas Rust, R-Herndon, plans to offer...
  • U.S. officials reach deal with Pennsylvania on Medicaid

    (Reuters) - Federal officials have reached an agreement with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett over his plan to use federal funds to pay for private health insurance coverage for up to 600,000 residents, the governor said on Thursday. The deal highlights a...