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1 hr ago | Modern Healthcare

CBO cuts Medicaid cost estimates; GOP governors unlikely to care

States will spend $46 billion between 2015 and 2024 on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Congressional Budget Office now estimates.


Related Topix: Health

5 hrs ago | Denver Post

Oregon panel recommends moving to federal exchange

Oregon, once expected to be a national leader in the federal health care overhaul, on Thursday moved to become the first state to dump its troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.


Related Topix: US Politics, Greg Walden, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oregon Government, Oregon, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Health Insurance, John Kitzhaber, US Governors

9 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Colorado lawmakers plan to boost marijuana profits

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

12 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Poll: Majority oppose Va. Medicaid expansion

A new poll shows that the majority of Virginians oppose a plan favored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to use federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents.


Related Topix: Health, Virginia, Christopher Newport University, Virginia Government, US News

12 hrs ago | WMDT

Poll: Majority Oppose VA Medicaid Expansion

A new poll shows that the majority of Virginians oppose a plan favored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to use federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents.


Related Topix: Health, Virginia, Christopher Newport University, Virginia Government

14 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: 2014 and beyond

Black voters played a huge role in delivering Barack Obama to the White House in 2008 and 2012.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Health

18 hrs ago |

Aetna's 1Q profit jumps 36 pct, forecast climbs

This Jan. 30, 2012 file photo, an Aetna benefits card is photographed in Surfside, Fla.


Related Topix: Aetna, Insurance, Coventry Health Care, Health, Medicare, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

21 hrs ago | Hot Air

Video: AFP launches ObamaCare attacks on four vulnerable Senate Dems

Despite the unexpectedly gloomy news coming from the South in the NY Times/Kaiser poll earlier today - or perhaps because it's difficult to consider credible - the latest push from Americans for Prosperity on ObamaCare mainly targets non-Southern races for the US Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Health

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Arizona health company cuts staff in Southern New Mexico

LAS CRUCES >> La Frontera, an Arizona firm brought in last year to care for the mentally ill and those struggling with addiction across southern New Mexico, laid off or fired 20 employees last week, including 11 in Las Cruces.


Related Topix: New Mexico, Las Cruces, NM, Los Lunas, NM, Health

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Senators defeat bill to expand Medicaid



Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Health, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Democrat, Representative Cedric Richmond, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, LA

The Washington Post

A year after Arizona approved Medicaid expansion, Brewer still fighting for it

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought harder than any Republican governor last year to push through Obamacare's Medicaid expansion.


Related Topix: Health, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Sports

Herald Star Online

Quillen discusses importance of gala

Ann Quillen knew fundraising was an important part of her job when she was hired in 2008 as the executive director of the Jefferson County Fourth Street Health Center.


Related Topix: Jefferson County, OH, Healthcare Law, Law, Health

The Hill

Dick Morris: Brace for ObamaCare

ObamaCare has signed up 8 million people. Democrats are breathing a sigh of relief, but their trials have only just begun.


Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health, Opinion

Business Journal

Medicaid overpayments lead to calls for further investigation

A state audit released last week shows that Washington has overpaid health care providers under the state's Medicaid program.


Related Topix: Health, Washington

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Daily Advertiser

LGC Counilman Kenneth Boudreaux urges Medicaid expansion at a press...

Vicki Cormier, of Lafayette, sought treatment for a cold. Now, Cormier said, she has a $1,400 bill that she can't pay.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Republican, US House of Representatives, Louisiana Government

Orlando Weekly

Senator Bill Nelson tries to revive Medicaid expansion in Florida

Number of U.S. citizens who have signed up on the Affordable Care Act's state and federal marketplaces as of April 15, according to President Barack Obama Estimated number of uninsured Floridians, with more than 700,000 of them falling into the Medicaid-expansion gap that keeps them from getting federal subsidies or qualifying for Medicaid Amount ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Healthcare Law, US News, Law, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Health, Florida, Florida Government, Barack Obama

WLEX-TV Lexington

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In March, while visiting Texas, she had an emergency appendectomy followed by a nasty bout with pneumonia that added up to more than $30,000 in medical bills.


Related Topix: Kentucky, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Health Insurance, Health, Kentucky Government, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Dallas Morning News

Bigger Medicaid won't do in all-GOP special election for Texas Senate

Although a poll last week showed that a plurality of Texans favor Medicaid expansion, don't expect any of the four Republicans running in a special election for Texas Senate to salute that flag.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Health

The Jackson Sun

Democrats bemoan lack of Medicaid expansion

House Democratic leaders said Tuesday that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee eclipses his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Nashville, TN

Modern Healthcare

Reform Update: States that did not expand Medicaid may see higher premiums, industry experts say

Some industry experts are warning that states that chose not to expand Medicaid coverage under Obamacare could see higher insurance premiums next year as hospitals continue to shift the costs of uncompensated care to private payers.


Related Topix: Health