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... leaders in the General Assembly say Gov. Tom Corbett has delayed long enough on a decision about expanding Medicaid in Pennsylvania . And if the governor won't make a decision, they are ready to force his hand. "If Gov. Corbett is unwilling to do ... Comment?
The Senate has confirmed a former nurse to run Medicare and other government health insurance programs with a combined budget surpassing the Pentagon's. Marilyn Tavenner's confirmation Wednesday puts her in charge of Medicare, Medicaid, children's health insurance and the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law. 1 comment
The Academy applauds the US Senate for confirming Marilyn Tavenner as administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services . Comment?
... so as long as there is so much confusion about the cost of care. Last week, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released billing data from 3,300 hospitals around the country, revealing mind-boggling discrepancies in those ... Comment?
... in operation, and the law's two most expansive sections will take effect in 2014. They are an enlargement of Medicaid and the opening of exchanges - online marketplaces - in all states, where the uninsured can buy health policies at affordable ... Comment?
Officials in Oregon and Washington expressed pleasant surprise at lower-than-expected health rates offered by insurers as part of the new federal law known as "Obamacare." Aside from expanding Medicaid to participating states, the Health Care Act of 2010 encourages Americans to purchase health insurance via an online marketplace as the provision ... (more) Comment?
Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the Department of Health and Human Services will run out of money to pay Medicaid providers in three weeks, and he's blaming the Democratic-led Legislature for inaction on his budget proposal. Comment?
... for the Middle Class and poor. They voted for him because they want to preserve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and they want affordable healthcare. In fact, they don't want to be thrown to the wolves and live on the streets. That is what ... Comment?
... Unrealistic funding promises. One of two primary ways Obamacare expands insurance coverage is through the failing Medicaid program . The federal government fully funds Obamacare's Medicaid expansion for three years and at least 90 percent of the ... Comment?
... him themselves. Since 1995, Steve has been a stay-at-home father while Margene works full time. With the help of Medicaid and Social Security, they pay for the equipment and personnel to care for him at home. Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders ... Comment?
... do we get good, helpful information to consumers." The report – from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – includes prices charged by more than 3,000 U.S. hospitals, including Grand Strand facilities, for fiscal year ... Comment?
A continuation of a 1 percent tax on health insurance claims passed the state Senate Thursday, but yet to be resolved is how to ensure the levy brings in enough revenue for Medicaid, which serves 1.9 million low-income Michigan residents. Comment?
... focused on expanding welfare to cover able-bodied people, they have forgotten about the Mainers who are already on Medicaid." In committee, Democrats have voted to tie repaying the state's $484 million debt to its hospitals to an expansion of ... Comment?
... and business owner Stephen Kosacz, who gathered to encourage residents to ask Gov. Paul LePage to accept federal Medicaid dollars in Maine. KITTERY, Maine - Local Democratic state lawmakers and business people rallied Friday in support of efforts in ... Comment?
... care for a newborn. The Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, goes in the other direction by expanding Medicaid to more lower-income Americans. Medicaid picks up the bills for the "little things." Catastrophic coverage and other "consumer ... Comment?
May 8, 2013 - Now that the federal government is building health insurance Marketplaces in 34 states, the question is: Will customers come? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , the government division overseeing the roll out of the new Marketplaces, is getting ready. Comment?
... healthcare providers. The most controversial proposals would let poor seniors buy prescription drugs at the price Medicaid pays, rather than the higher Medicare price. Obama's budget also called for some changes in Medicare benefits. Although it ... Comment?
Gov. Paul LePage blasted legislative Democrats for inaction in a Friday letter, saying the Maine Department of Health and Human Services will run out of money to pay Medicaid providers in three weeks without action on a new state budget. Comment?
... until 2014 to get health coverage. There are several public programs available for families, including Medicare, Medicaid and low-cost insurance programs for children and adults. HealthCare.gov has a tool to help you find insurance. First you need ... Comment?
... information management solutions for nearly 4.3 million individuals and families who receive their care through Medicaid, Medicare and other government funded programs in 15 states. The company earlier this year was awarded a contract by the state ... Comment?