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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)
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  • Scott files lawsuit against Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott sued the Obama administration Tuesday, charging that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds. The Republican governor points to a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Leyden group warns Rauner cuts could hurt mentally ill

    Leyden group warns Rauner cuts could hurt mentally ill
    About five years ago, Venessa Fitzsimmons, 65, of Franklin Park, lost control. "I attacked my manager because he was taking things out of my cab," Fitzsimmons said. "I went berserk. He was 6'5" and I'm 5'6." I was going to throttle him but I couldn't...
  • State to extend Get Covered Illinois PR contract by 2 months

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is negotiating a two-month contract extension with the public relations firm that handles the state's promotion of health insurance coverage, an indication of the Republican governor's cautious co-existence with...
  • Florida's budget stalemate: A look at what's happening

    The Florida Legislature will end its annual session Friday, but legislators still have not reached a deal on a new budget. That's because the Republican-controlled House and Senate are at odds about health care, including whether to accept federal money...
  • Leaders stuck on health care fight

    Leaders stuck on health care fight
    TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers made no progress Monday in settling the war over health-care funding, as Friday's deadline for the end of the regular session loomed. The latest salvo in the battle came from Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, who...
  • Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare'

    House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget...
  • Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweets

    Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweets
    TALLAHASSEE – Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’Lakes, the fiercest opponent of Medicaid expansion in the House and the next in line to become House Speaker in 2016, defended his position in a series of tweets over the weekend. The burst of...
  • Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown
    Tallahassee melted down last week. I know it's hard to tell in a town that suffers from daily dysfunction. But last week, absurdity went on steroids when Republicans realized that all their screaming about how they don't want no stinkin' federal money...
  • Health exchange relies on non-competitive bidding to fix website

    Health exchange relies on non-competitive bidding to fix website
    As the state struggled under the national spotlight to fix its deeply flawed online health insurance marketplace last year, officials awarded more than $84 million in contracts without competition, about a third of the money spent on the troubled website....
  • Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores

    Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores
    With Obamacare in its second year, health officials are still working out the kinks in expanding health coverage to millions of Californians. In the latest fix, members of a health plan for low-income Los Angeles County residents now can pay their...
  • Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health

    Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health
    Recently, Connecticut obstetrician-gynecologists were given an unwelcome surprise — massive cuts in payments for providing obstetric services to the state's Medicaid patients. The goal of these cuts is to slash the cost of the HUSKY program, which...