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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.
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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.
James Bush, M.D., medical director of the Wyoming Medicaid program, is on the leading edge of using mobile health technology to improve outcomes.
We're starting to hit the point of no return for any states that want to expand Medicaid with a go live date of January 1, 2015.
Daily JournalSandhills Regional Medical Center is under the scrutiny of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services after a recent patient safety event.
When you consider all the bad choices made by the General Assembly and Governor Pat McCrory in the last two years - and there have been too many to mention - the one that may make the least sense was the decision not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and therefore provide health coverage for more than 400,000 low income adults who ... (more)
Pro-life groups that have battled with the federal government since the first rules were issued on contraceptive coverage in 2012 derided the government's latest rules allowing religious institutions - and potentially some for-profit companies - to opt out of the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
Medicare fraud is a major problem in the United States, with estimates of fraud and systematic overcharging totaling $60 billion each year.
On Monday, August 4, 2014, The Department of Justice announced that Community Health Systems , the nation's largest operator of acute care hospitals, agreed to pay $98.15 million to settle nine whistleblower lawsuits alleging that the company violated the False Claims Act between January 2005 and December 2010.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 08:11 am
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