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  • Pennsylvania the 27th state to expand Medicaid under ACA; Republican governor approved it

    Pennsylvania the 27th state to expand Medicaid under ACA; Republican governor approved it
    Virginia is set to reconsider the expansion of Medicaid, health insurance for low-income and disabled people, this month. To date, the Republicans have rejected the federal offer to pay for the expansion until 2017, when states would start to pick up a...
  • New federal rules could close sheltered workshops for people with disabilities

    Leslie Winkler stacks nozzle mechanisms for spray bottles in a box. Six per box, just so, over and over again. At other times she might be putting labels on bags of coffee. All day. Winkler does this three days a week in a warehouse in an industrial park...
  • For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion

    For Gov. Terry McAuliffe, question is whether to be bold or cautious on Medicaid expansion
    When Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces how he intends to use his executive powers to expand health care coverage for Virginia's poor, it looks as if he's more likely to step cautiously than confrontationally. With an overwhelming majority in the House of...
  • 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...
  • That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening

    That predicted double-digit rise in Obamacare premiums? Not happening
    Another stake in the heart of a popular anti-Obamacare claim has arrived from the Kaiser Family Foundation, which compiled the projected premium changes for 2015 in 15 states and the District of Columbia. Its finding is that premiums for the lowest-...
  • 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...
  • Rating system an imperfect, but helpful, tool [Commentary]

    Rating system an imperfect, but helpful, tool [Commentary]
    There is a growing demand for quality post-acute care in less expensive settings as a result of the increase in the number of aging Americans. Choosing the right center during a difficult time can be overwhelming and intimidating — I know from...
  • 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...
  • It's official -- The special session on Medicaid is called, but no word yet on rules

    It's a bit a of a formality, but the formality has now been observed, as Speaker Bill Howell issued the official call to reconvene the House of Delegates on Sept. 18. The aim is for what he describes as a full and fair debate of Medicaid expansion. So...
  • Seniors: Talk about our issues

    Seniors: Talk about our issues
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s silver-haired voter demographic has a clear message for its gubernatorial front-runners: talk to us. A new AARP Florida poll suggests voters ages 50 and up are increasingly worried about their finances, feeling they...
  • Three arrested for Medicaid fraud through Hallandale business

    Three people are accused of defrauding Medicaid out of more than $1 million while running a Hallandale Beach-based business that helped Medicaid recipients find services. Grisel Pena, 63, Barbara Oldham-Kennedy, 40, and Robert Patrick Garcia, 38,...