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  • Phony 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty to welfare fraud

    Phony 'Scottish aristocrat' pleads guilty to welfare fraud
    Colin Chisholm III called himself Scottish royalty, lived on a $1.2 million yacht docked in an extravagant South Florida marina and had millions tucked away in various bank accounts. Now, he's likely headed to prison for 21 months after admitting he hid...
  • The chill in the air at House Appropriations retreat isn't just polar vortex

    Is it the 25 degree temperatures in Abingdon that's putting a chill in the air as the House Appropriations Committee gathers in the far end of Southwest Virginia for its annual retreat? "Let's not start singing 'Happy Days Are Here Again,'" committee...
  • New Medicaid expansion push set

    New Medicaid expansion push set
    As the Florida Legislature organized Tuesday for the 2015 lawmaking session so too did health care advocates who want to convince the Legislature to expand Medicaid and provide health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of Floridians not eligible for...
  • Wolf's Medicaid expansion plan a positive step

    Wolf's Medicaid expansion plan a positive step
    It may be an auspicious start to Tom Wolf leading our state, for hundreds of thousands of low-income residents could have expansion of Medicaid (unlike our present governor who opts for cost-sharing and limiting benefits for the impoverished). An...
  • Obamacare enrollment resumes amid controversy

    Obamacare enrollment resumes amid controversy
    Florida consumers plunged into a second open enrollment period for health insurance under Obamacare on Saturday, with more plans to choose from and 150 "navigators" standing by to guide them through the process. Average rates for "silver plans," the...
  • Medicaid patients denied new hepatitis C cures

     Medicaid patients denied new hepatitis C cures
    Revolutionary new drugs are curing hepatitis C, halting a disease that can corrode the liver to the point of cirrhosis, cancer and death. But state restrictions on who can get the costly drugs are keeping them out of reach for some of the poorest...
  • Health shouldn't be based on where you live

    Health shouldn't be based on where you live
    Strand by strand, my younger sister has been pulling the threads of her life back together after a couple of lost decades. A year ago at age 52, and with the financial support of our extended family, she found housing in Virginia, where we were both...
  • Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles

    Year 2 of Obamacare enrollment brings new hurdles
    The low-key start of the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period Saturday marked an improvement over last year's disastrous launch, but consumers and officials face a new set of challenges in the coming months. The federal website appeared to...
  • Health insurance exchange opens for 2015 enrollment

    Health insurance exchange opens for 2015 enrollment
    It's Round 2 for the state health insurance exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act. After a shaky start, plagued by problems with the government's website, almost 200,000 Virginians enrolled through the state's federally facilitated exchange...
  • For legislators, a generous benefit

    Editor's note: This story originally appeared in the Daily Press on Feb. 22, 2014. In all the angry debate over extending health care coverage to Virginians living below the poverty line, there's been one taxpayer-funded insurance program Virginia...
  • 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...