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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program

    Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program
    The Holy Cross Physician Partners Accountable Care Organization has been selected as one of 89 groups added in an expanding nationwide Medicare Shared Savings Program that now provides 7.2 million Medicare beneficiaries with access to coordinated care,...
  • How to find a financial planner if you're not wealthy

    How to find a financial planner if you're not wealthy
    Q. I am a 72-year-old senior, and a lot of my friends have financial planners. They don't live in my area and have more money than I do, but they seem to think it's very wise to have a planner. How do you go about finding one you can trust? I am afraid to...
  • New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors

    New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors
    The new managed-care Medicaid system in Florida will not lower costs nor improve medical care to the patients. Instead of increasing payments to doctors and hospitals who provide direct care to Medicaid recipients, money will be diverted to middlemen in...
  • Lawmakers' to-do list

    The 114th Congress, which began its work on Tuesday, ushers in an era of conservative legislative leadership. Victories in several Senate races last fall handed control of that chamber to Republicans, who tightened their grip on the House as well. For...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer dealt legal blow over Medicaid expansion plan
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was dealt a significant legal defeat Wednesday when the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit challenging her controversial Medicaid expansion plan could move forward. The Republican governor, who leaves office in January,...
  • Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit

    Obamacare could help millions of American smokers to kick the habit
    Did you know that the Affordable Care Act may be the single most important anti-smoking initiative in the country?  Of course not. That's because Obamacare's supposed friends, the Democrats, have been too craven to talk about its benefits, while its...
  • Orlando Health names new CEO

    Orlando Health names new CEO
    After more than a year without a permanent leader, Orlando Health has named a new president and chief executive officer. David W. Strong hails from Raleigh, N.C., where he's been the president of Rex Healthcare, aprivate, not-for-profit health-care...
  • Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula

     Affordable Care Act tax consequences kick in this year; free tax, enrollment counseling on Peninsula
    One element of the Affordable Care Act will show up in tax returns for the first time this filing season — and for individual taxpayers, the effect could be good or bad. The 2015 tax season marks the first time that all taxpayers will have to...
  • DP Buzz: Resolutions

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer....
  • Language in proposed Virginia budget worries workers, patients

    Language in proposed Virginia budget worries workers, patients
    A paragraph in Gov. Terry McAuliffe's new Medicaid budget is sending ripples of concern through the home health care industry, worrying workers and the families they serve. Advocates said the new rule could cause labor shortages, push disabled people...
  • Even with Obamacare, patients will turn to the ER

    To the editor: Given the nation's aging population and physician shortages, emergency visits will continue to increase despite Obamacare. ("Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux,'" Jan. 1) In addition, as millions of...