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  • Facing Alzheimer's? Prepare for the financial punch now

    Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
  • Bolling calls for compromise, and study shows premiums lower Medicaid enrollment

    A couple of things to call your attention to today on Virginia's Medicaid expansion debate: Former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling penned an op-ed that ran over the Memorial Day weekend in the Times-Dispatch. "The time for making points and picking fights is...
  • RTD: A meeting, but no movement on Medicaid

    House Republicans met with Gov. Terry McAuliffe yesterday to talk Medicaid and the budget, but the gathering seems to have gone much like previous efforts, producing no movement, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. It's a familiar tune, filled with...
  • McAuliffe fired up over Medicaid

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe did his routine "Ask the Governor" interview this morning on WTOP/103.5 FM in D.C. Medicaid expansion and the state budget, of course, dominated much of the discussion. No big news to report, though McAuliffe did offer a 1-year...
  • More Marylanders going to the hospital with insurance

    More Marylanders going to the hospital with insurance
    Significantly fewer people have been going to Maryland hospitals this year without health insurance, according to new data provided to The Baltimore Sun by state officials, who now say the rates that hospitals charge will rise more slowly for everyone....
  • Very Big Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court -- open thread

     
    I'll be pretty tied up today in meetings and then going to the Hunt Club Aquatic Center in Gurnee for a remote broadcast with Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder on WGN-AM 720 from 3 - 5:30 p.m., but it's going......
  • Sources: Aetna Mulls Sale Of Coventry Health Care Assets

    Aetna is exploring a sale of some of Coventry Health Care's assets worth as much as $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a year after it acquired Coventry for $5.6 billion. Aetna Inc., the third largest U.S. health insurer, is...
  • State won't tap federal grants for new exchange

    State won't tap federal grants for new exchange
    Maryland will not need to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that will replace the faulty one the state was forced to scrap. Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, also chair of the board that oversees...
  • Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns

    Resold diabetes strips cause health concerns
    On Charles Street, inside the Belvedere Galleria, a company run from a small office offers cash for people's leftover diabetes strips, the tiny tabs used to test glucose levels, which are crucial to managing the disease. An Internet search for "sell...
  • Where to now on Medicaid, budget?

    Whither now for Medicaid expansion and state Sen. Emmett Hanger's stab at compromise? That is the question. For now, it seems, we marinate. We see if this is the potential breakthrough it sounded like for about 15 minutes there, before Senate Democratic...
  • Pence pens letter, backs budget decoupling in Virginia

    If you had Virginia's Medicaid/budget debate turning into a tug-of-war over Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, then stand up and shout BINGO wherever you are, because you win, forever. Pence is the latest stick Gov. Terry McAuliffe has been using to poke House...