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3 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald
After passing the state Senate and Assembly unanimously this week, a bill limiting California's seizure of assets from the estates of Medi-Cal recipients is headed toward Gov. Jerry Brown's desk.
3 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -
Republican US Senate candidates Bob Smith, Jim Rubens, and Scott Brown squared off this morning for a debate broadcast on WGIR.
8 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
The Vermont Division of Licensing and Protection has found no violations occurred during an altercation at the Brattleboro Retreat between two patients that injured eight staff members in the Tyler 3 ward on July 20. Four of those staff members had to be treated for minor injuries at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
9 hrs ago | Pridesource.com
Oregon's Medicaid program will soon pay for gender reassignment surgery, hormone therapy and other treatments for transgender patients, becoming on Aug. 14 the third state joining the District of Columbia, California and Vermont to extend coverage transgender patients.
9 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa
Youth vs. experience, and likely lots of money vs. not so much, appears to be the scenario already forming in two Pinellas County House races taking place his fall between the Republican and Democratic Party candidates in House Districts 65 and 67. On Wednesday afternoon, the four candidates involved in those two races met at the Tiger Bay Club in ... (more)
9 hrs ago | The Nation
On a sunny Wednesday afternoon in August, the All Above All tour bus parked in a busy plaza in the heart of downtown Oakland, California.
11 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
The Congressional Budget Office today released its periodic update to the federal government's spending and revenue projections.
14 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Yesterday, state treasurer Doug Ducey won the GOP nomination for governor to replace Jan Brewer in Arizona.
16 hrs ago | National Review Online
The Foundation for Government Accountability , a free-market think-tank based in Naples, Fla., commissioned a poll of 500 likely voters in each of the first three presidential-selection states - Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina.
20 hrs ago | YourObserver
Last week in this space, we presented counter-arguments to the politicians and others who say Florida should take billions of borrowed federal tax dollars to expand the state's Medicaid health system to uninsured Floridians.
Reductions in Medicaid payments for long term care under the Affordable Care Act have led to increasing deficits at Monmouth County's two government owned nursing homes.
Texas Medicaid officials, already in a legal battle with Xerox Corp. over the company's alleged failure to prevent widespread dental fraud, filed another lawsuit Tuesday accusing Xerox of improperly taking large quantities of medical records and not protecting patients' confidentiality.
Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act.
In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study.
The federal government has recruited the leader of one of the most successful state health insurance marketplaces to lead the federal health exchange, in the hope that the second year of Obamacare will go more smoothly than the first.
Michael Hiltzik passes along the news that Wyoming's governor is the latest traitor to the cause of denying health care to poor people no matter what the cost: The Health Department says Medicaid expansion could save the state $50 million or more if it expands the program, for which the federal government will pay at least 90%.
Gov. Robert Bentley's steadfast stand against expanding Medicaid in the state is no different than the views of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, whose advocacy for assisted suicide earned him the name "Dr. Death," a Selma lawmaker said.
When Yuri Maldonado's 6-year-old son was diagnosed with autism four years ago, she learned that getting him the therapy he needed from California's Medicaid plan for low-income children was going to be tough.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 09:06 pm
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