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  • AP Exclusive: GOP hits Medicaid to offset doc fee hikes

    House Republicans quietly deepened recommended budget savings from the government's chief health care program for the poor by about $140 billion in recent weeks to offset part of the cost of higher payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients,...
  • CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

    The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
  • Baton Rouge emergency room closing shows cost of Obamacare fight

    ATLANTA A Baton Rouge, La., hospital is closing the only emergency room on the city's impoverished north side, a real-world ripple effect of the ideological clash over President Barack Obama's health care law. The shutdown on April 1 serves as an early...
  • Managing health care costs

    As mentioned in a March 8 Chicago Tribune editorial, I’d like to echo the praise of Lurie Children’s Hospital CEO and President Patrick Magoon’s approach for dealing with the potentially damaging Medicaid budget cuts proposed by Gov....
  • Groups express support for Iowa bill on Medicaid oversight

    The Iowa Legislature should have more oversight of this year's plans to transition the state's Medicaid program into private managed care, representatives for several medical groups told a House panel Wednesday. Lobbyists for groups representing children...
  • Mississippi governor signs K-12 education budget bill

    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Wednesday signed a $2.5 billion budget for elementary and secondary schools, putting in place one of the biggest pieces of an overall state government spending plan for the coming year. Bryant signed the bill the same...
  • Advocates press Legislature, governor to expand Medicaid

    Linda Dunn works as a house cleaner and as a nursing home aide so she can care for her 44-year-old daughter, who suffers from mental illness, diabetes and other ailments. Her 73-year-old husband has a job driving people to medical appointments. And...
  • John Kasich in NH: 'I'm unorthodox because I'm normal'

    John Kasich doesn't care if you agree with him. In his first political appearance in New Hampshire in more than a decade, Ohio's scrappy Republican governor declared that real leaders shouldn't worry about polls. "If you don't like it, I guess that's...
  • Audit: State Medicaid program lost out on $27M from estates

    Missouri's Medicaid program could have recovered as much as $27 million from more than 30,000 estates of deceased patients but did not file claims in time, according to a statewide audit of federal programs released Tuesday. Federal and Missouri laws...
  • CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law

    CDC: Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama's law
    The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although...
  • House GOP calls for savings from health department merger

    Michigan's House signaled Tuesday it won't try to block the proposed merger of the state's Community Health and Human Services departments but will seek cost savings as a result. A budget approved unanimously for Community Health by a House...