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  • Carl Leubsdorf: Health care battles continue to roil

    Last winter, Virginia's Republican legislative majority blocked Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's plan to extend Medicaid to 400,000 Virginians without medical insurance. Afterwards, McAuliffe vowed to take executive action but discovered legal...
  • Employers and their workings are in the dark about health-care prices

    Health-care providers and insurance companies do not have to reveal their negotiated prices, frustrating everyone trying to control medical costs. At a hearing to discuss the rising costs of health-care benefits for employees of Miami-Dade County in...
  • Howell to feds: What's the difference between Puckett, McAuliffe appointments?

    Speaker of the House William Howell said Monday that the House will delay action on three gubernatorial appointments until he gets a green light from the U.S. Department of Justice. Howell, R-Fredericksburg, sent a letter to that effect late last week...
  • 30,000 Californians face Obamacare enrollment delays, dropped coverage

    30,000 Californians face Obamacare enrollment delays, dropped coverage
    California's health insurance exchange is vowing to fix enrollment delays and dropped coverage for about 30,000 consumers before the next sign-up period this fall. Covered California said it failed to promptly send insurance applications for 20,000...
  • Virginia's Medicaid Fraud Unit wins second national award for 2014 -- the "Honest Abe"

    Virginia's Medicaid Fraud Unit wins second national award for 2014 -- the "Honest Abe"
    In the 2013/2014 fiscal year, the Virginia Medicaid Fraud Unit earned $61,702,764 in court-ordered restitution by state and federal courts. Since 1982, the unit in the Office of the Attorney General has recovered $1.8 billion in criminal and civil...
  • Blame Scott, not Obama

    A letter writer recently took a jab at President Obama by blaming him for the Medicare doughnut hole for medication. Here's a quote about the Medicare doughnut hole from an AARP website dedicated to medical issues: "Because of the health care law...
  • 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...
  • Unaccompanied immigrant children need access to mental health professionals [Commentary]

    Unaccompanied immigrant children need access to mental health professionals [Commentary]
    We must address the mental health needs of the unaccompanied immigrant children arriving in Maryland to be reunited with family members and foster parents. While in the custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the children receive...
  • CVS' Caremark unit settles U.S. false claims allegations

    (Reuters) - Caremark LLC, a unit of CVS Health Corp, will pay $6 million to settle U.S. allegations that it knowingly failed to reimburse Medicaid for prescription drug costs paid on behalf of patients who were also covered by private health plans it...
  • Sept. 27 Letters: Climate change, Medicaid

    Disappointed You Sept. 25 editoria, " Our home, our problem," was disheartening. While I agree we do need to deal with the problem directly, locally and responsibly, I disagree that the actions of hundreds of thousands gathering to make a statement to...
  • Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states

    Obamacare initiative makes headway in Republican states
    President Barack Obama's plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states where financial pragmatism is trumping ideology. Up to a dozen states,...