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  • 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...
  • Selling elderly parent's home and Medicaid implications

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My mother recently passed away. She was the person running the finances for her and my father. My sister and I now have power of attorney over my dad's finances. My parents have CD accounts stashed at many...
  • Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again

    Maryland to begin check of Medicaid rolls again
    Maryland officials are poised to again review their Medicaid rolls for those who no longer qualify. The state ceased such reviews for six months as it worked to open the new online marketplace for people to buy public and private insurance plans and...
  • Quinn signs Medicaid expansion bill

    Quinn signs Medicaid expansion bill
    Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a Medicaid expansion bill that will tap $2.4 billion in federal funds over the next several years to provide more health care coverage for the poor. The money includes approximately $400 million to enroll new...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • Governor to governor: Why Illinois fails and Texas thrives

    Governor to governor: Why Illinois fails and Texas thrives
    Illinois and Texas each faced challenges in 2011. The national recession had damaged both states' economies and revenues were projected to be insufficient to cover anticipated spending. What happened next is a clear demonstration of the differences...
  • Rate of uninsured Californians is halved under Obamacare, survey finds

    Rate of uninsured Californians is halved under Obamacare, survey finds
    The percentage of Californians without health insurance was cut in half in the last nine months during the federal health law's expansion of coverage, a new survey shows. Nationwide, an estimated 9.5 million adults under the age of 65 gained health...
  • $96 billion: All sorts of stuff

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. This is a special installment of "It's in the Budget," because Virginia actually has a...
  • Most Obamacare enrollees happy with new coverage, data show

    Most Obamacare enrollees happy with new coverage, data show
    President Obama's healthcare law has reduced the number of uninsured adults by between 8 million and 11 million in its first year, according to three new studies, and the vast majority of enrollees report satisfaction with their new health plans. The...
  • Health law covers at least 8 million

    Health law covers at least 8 million
    President Obama's healthcare law has reduced the number of uninsured adults by 8 million to 11 million in its first year, according to three new studies, and the vast majority report satisfaction with their new health plans. The studies — done...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    An occasional listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Because we aren't fat enough already: Pizza Hut launches a cookie pizza Pizza Hut......