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1 hr ago | The Daily News Leader
At a strip-mall laundromat last week halfway between Washington and Richmond, the question in the state's struggle over expanding Medicaid was whether the government-backed health program should extend to the asthmatic in the black hoodie or remain reserved for the pregnant mom with a smiling frog on her sweatshirt.
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6 hrs ago | The Hill
States run by Republican governors and legislatures are slowly adopting the Medicaid expansion under ObamaCare, boosting Democratic hopes they can run on the issue in the midterm elections.
9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Maine is the most rural state in the nation. This isn't because Maine is bigger and wilder than Wyoming or Montana, but because Maine has a higher percentage of its residents choosing to reside outside of urban areas.
13 hrs ago | Alabama Live
Troy University's Manuel H. Johnson Center for Political Economy recently released a study finding that expanding Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act would prove exceptionally costly for Alabama.
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health -- but not for everyone.
Dr. Terry Rabinowitz, back to camera, talks with nurse Leslie Orelup at Helen Porter Nursing Home on in Burlington, Vt.
The General Assembly's 2014 regular session came to end Saturday with lawmakers deadlocked on whether to accept federal Medicaid funds in exchange for providing publicly funded health insurance to as many as 400,000 low-income residents.
Those who have paid even the slight amount of attention to the ways in which ObamaCare has unfolded since its inception know that there have been a host of issues.
A key component of health reform efforts, both nationally and locally, has always been providing access to appropriate, affordable health care for those who find such services beyond their reach.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Gov. Mike Beebe has signed into law a measure reauthorizing Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion for another year.
The Obama administration said on Friday Verizon Communications Inc's Terremark unit will remain under contract as host of the federal website HealthCare.gov to better ensure a smooth end to Obamacare's open enrollment period on March 31. Terremark's contract with the Department of Health and Human Services was due to expire on March 30, the day ... (more)
The Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity has been running ads in New Hampshire -using Republican activists as "victims"-and lobbying the legislature to kill Medicaid expansion.
An interfaith group of religious leaders and community activists in Racine, Wisconsin will be fasting every Saturday this Lent to protest Gov. Scott Walker's decision to reject the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and kick nearly 80,000 people off of the state's current, relatively generous Medicaid program, BadgerCare.
The Mississippi House and Senate will attempt to work out their differences on a proposal to expand state subsidies to health clinics.
The New Hampshire Senate on Thursday approved using federal Medicaid money to buy private health insurance for thousands of poor adults, with supporters emphasizing the benefits to the state's economy and the health of its residents and opponents arguing taxpayers would be stuck with the bill when federal money drops off.
In an effort to cut confusion and cut costs, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the merger of Medicare and Medicaid benefits for Virginians enrolled in both programs Thursday.