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Another mix-up by the state government is likely to cause delays locally in deciding whether some Medicaid recipients can keep receiving subsidized health care, Social Services Director Michael Becketts said.
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The average age of people signing up for health insurance through the state of Washington exchange has dropped a little since the state began ramping up its marketing to those under 35, according to numbers released Tuesday by the federal government.
Maine Republicans who are fiercely fighting an effort to expand government-subsidized health care coverage to roughly 70,000 residents have come up with an alternative: government-subsidized health care.
Janelle Arevalo, an insurance agent with Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, makes a house call in Miami to sign up Sandra Berrios for an insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act.
Legal experts raised concern Monday about Missouri legislation that would require many adult Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive health care coverage.
Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.
In this Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
State lawmakers are about to dive into the process of crafting a budget for next fiscal year.
The government is urging states to look the other way and not apply Medicaid estate recovery rules to new Medicaid enrollees under the Affordable Care Act, according to a recent federal letter.
The Obama administration on Monday told members of Congress that it will not finalize controversial changes to the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefits program "at this time," following weeks of growing opposition to the proposals from a broad coalition of interests.
It's a frightening prospect. You fall and break a hip and need several months of nursing home care.
"Medicaid imposes an 'implicit tax' on beneficiaries." So stated a major report released last week by U.S. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan .
In 2014, AL.com is looking beyond political battle lines to examine how the Affordable Care Act is affecting the cost, availability and quality of health care in Alabama.
As health care advocates work to get uninsured Philadelphia area residents into health plans by the deadline of March 31st, they're running into a common problem: People who don't qualify for help paying for insurance, because they're too poor.
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.
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.