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4 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You

Who's paying the new Obamacare tax? You A new levy aimed at the health care industry is being redirected, in part, to taxpayers Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://usat.ly/1tY3otA States and the federal government will spend at least $700 million this year to pay the tax for their Medicaid health plans.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicare

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Billing companies: Stop blaming us for MyCare Ohio mess

MyCare Ohio is a new state program striving for better coordination of care to improve the health and quality of life for disabled, low-income Ohioans who qualify for both Medicaid and Medicare.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, Health, Medicare

7 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Next red state up for Medicaid expansion: Tennessee

Neighboring the nation's two biggest Obamacare success stories has apparently made Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in Tennessee reconsider his refusal of Medicaid expansion under the law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Tennessee, US News, Tennessee Government, Bill Haslam, US Governors

10 hrs ago | SFGate

5 issues to watch in the Iowa's US Senate race

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa Government, Iowa, Health, Prison, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Dallas protesters urge Perry to approve Medicaida

Dallas protesters urge Perry to approve Medicaid expansion Protesters outside the Dallas Omni hotel where Texas Gov. Rick Perry was speaking shouted their support for Medicaid expansion.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Health, Dallas, TX

SFGate

Utah's alternative to Medicaid expansion stalled

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Utah, Utah Government, Sundance Film Festival, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US Governors, Gary Herbert

The Miami Herald

Feds investigate Idaho Medicaid contractor

Federal officials are investigating a contractor Idaho selected to oversee its Medicaid behavioral health program for possibly violating patient-privacy laws.

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Related Topix: Idaho Government, Idaho, Health, Privacy

Pam's House Blend

Pennsylvania to Expand Medicaid

Gov. Corbett stepped up agreeing to a plan for Medicaid expansion in Pennsylvania as part of the Affordable Care Act After much negotiation, Pennsylvania is finally going to take part in the Medicaid expansion which was part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Health, Tom Corbett, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

CBS Local

Response To Corbett's Modified Medicaid Expansion Overhaul is Mixed

They say the delay in getting low-income people insured has cost the state $2 billion it cannot recoup and the differences between the governor's plan and a straight Medicaid expansion are potentially harmful to the health and wellbeing of the state's most vulnerable citizens.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US News, US Supreme Court

JD Supra

HHS Oig Issues Report on Questionable Billing for Medicaid Pediatric Dental Services

The Office of Inspector General for the US Department of Health & Human Services recently published the results of its study on Louisiana dentists who may be providing unnecessary dental procedures to children receiving Medicaid benefits.

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Related Topix: Health, Louisiana Government, Louisiana, Dentistry, Medicine

ProPublica

More Data to Be Withheld from Database of Physician Payments

The federal government won't release data next month on some research payments to doctors.

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Related Topix: Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Customer Interaction Solutions

California Hospitals Get Boost in Race Against Federal Healthcare Deadline

California hospitals struggling to meet the federal government's public health reporting requirements, in advance of a looming deadline, have finally caught a break.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicare

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Medicaid expansion on life support in Virginia

The Republican Governors Association released an ad Monday criticizing South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen for supporting Obamacare's Medicaid expansion -- even though several of the association's members adopted the... Plans to expand Medicaid in Virginia may not be dead on arrival at the General Assembly, but they're ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Virginia, Virginia Government, US News

Forbes.com

Another GOP Holdout State Expands Medicaid Under Obamacare

I've written about health care for more than two decades, starting from my native Iowa where I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through the Hawkeye state talking health reform and the economy.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett

SFGate

More beds planned for psych patients in Vegas

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Medicare, Health, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Science / Technology

Verde Independent

Brewer continues to fend off legal challenge to Medicaid

Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of Arizona's Medicaid program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Arizona, Arizona Government

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Lower Medicare, Medicaid costs projected

Reduced costs for medical services and labor have trimmed the 10-year projected cost of Medicare and Medicaid by $89 billion, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Health Insurance, Washington DC, Opinion

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Advocates urge governor to expand Medicaid

The state chapter of the NAACP and other advocates for health care are urging Gov. Bill Haslam to expand Medicaid in Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Health, Bill Haslam, US Governors

WSOCTV

Documents: Hospital put in 'jeopardy' after alleged sex assault

Documents confirm a hospital in Hamlet was placed on "immediate jeopardy" status because of alleged sexual assault there.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicare

Bangor Daily News

Expanding Medicaid is good for the economy, health of Maine

For many working families in Maine, a job isn't enough to make ends meet. Between paying for rent, putting food on the table and meeting everyday expenses, there's no money left for health insurance.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Health Insurance, US Governors, Paul LePage, Non-Profit, Opinion

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