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  • Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare

    Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare
    About 100,000 Californians who haven't yet proved their citizenship or legal residency in the U.S. face losing their Obamacare coverage in October, state officials said. Covered California, the state-run insurance exchange, enrolled more than 1.2...
  • State Expects To Get Delayed $250 Million In Medicaid Reimbursement Soon

    HARTFORD — After the federal government deferred a Medicaid reimbursement request of $250 million, state officials say they have addressed concerns and are optimistic that in the coming weeks Connecticut will receive the "lion's share" of what it is...
  • State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception

     State plans to boost Medicaid funding for contraception
    Medicaid patients in Illinois could gain increased access to contraception under policy changes proposed Wednesday by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Health care providers would receive more money for providing vasectomies to men and...
  • For House and Senate races: Rader, Williams, Jacobs, Geller and Braynon

    House 81: Kevin Rader more solid, weakness is insurance legislation Since Democrats control just 45 seats in the 120-member Florida House, you wonder why any Democrat would challenge an incumbent. But Kevin Rader, who represents District 81, got...
  • Future Of Obamacare Enrollment Assistance Still Being Determined

    Eva Bermudez was one of nearly 300 people tasked with helping the uninsured get covered as Obamacare rolled out last fall. Her job might have seemed easy compared to those of her counterparts. An organizer with the union CSEA SEIU Local 2001, Bermudez...
  • Ventura County Medi-Cal health plan probed

    Ventura County Medi-Cal health plan probed
    California officials are investigating financial dealings between Ventura County's Medi-Cal health plan and a key outside contractor, Xerox Corp., The Times has learned. The California attorney general's office has issued a subpoena to Gold Coast Health...
  • Problem Solver: Autistic teen's care threatened by 'system glitch'

    Problem Solver: Autistic teen's care threatened by 'system glitch'
    For Elisabeth Grzywa and her husband, it was truly a blessing when their application for home-based services was approved nine years ago by the Illinois Department of Human Services. It meant that the couple's two autistic sons, Collin and Aaron, could...
  • Some drop exchange health plans during last month

    Some drop exchange health plans during last month
    Maryland's health exchange reported Friday a decline in the number of people who were covered by private plans through the online insurance portal created by the Affordable Care Act. But the total number of people obtaining coverage through the exchange...
  • Social Security Q&A: Can I get benefits beyond SSI?

    Question: I am getting Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Can I get other kinds of help? Answer: You may be able to get other assistance. For example, in most states, SSI recipients also get Medicaid. You should contact your medical assistance office....
  • Federal OK means 600,000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health coverage

    Federal OK means 600,000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health coverage
    More than 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians will gain access to government-subsidized health insurance starting in January under an agreement announced Thursday by state and federal officials. The deal overhauls the state's Medicaid program, which...
  • New 'dual-eligible' Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground

    New 'dual-eligible' Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground
    More than 38,000 "dual-eligibles" in Virginia — people who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare — have signed up for Virginia's pilot program, Commonwealth Coordinated Care, since its launch in March, according to the Department of Medical...