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  1. 5 things to know before Obama rolls out his budget MondayRead the original story

    51 min ago | KRON 4

    ... "mandatory spending" - ongoing payments that don't need annual approval by Congress. Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are the biggies. Others include unemployment checks, food stamps and pensions for veterans and government retirees. To take ...


  2. Wait-and-see attitude on social programs fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Marietta Times

    The last time Ohio Gov. John Kasich unveiled his two-year budget plan for the state, the 2013 proposal included a vast expansion of Medicaid eligibility and redirected the focus of some state-funded programs. So it will be with great interest that several local organizations watch Kasich roll out his next two-year plan for the state on Monday.


  3. Obama officials tout Obamacare at SPURead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... said, 16,000 have signed up for health care, either by buying private insurance via the ACA or by signing up for Medicaid, which was expanded under the legislation. "Our health and human services department is punching above its weight," he said. ...


  4. Tax returns this year require health insurance information, government offers tipsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Mortgage News Daily

    ... standards include: Most job-based plans, including retiree plans and COBRA coverage; Medicare Part A or Part C; Medicaid; the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP); most individual health plans you bought outside the Marketplace, including ...


  5. Letters to EditorRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    About a year ago Ohio made the wise choice and decided to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to some of our most vulnerable citizens. For the sake of those individuals and our community, Ohio needs to continue extended Medicaid.


  6. Still Needed: Free clinics play an important role in W.Va.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Tomblin's rationale, as explained by Chris Stadelman, his communications director, involves expansion of the state Medicaid program. That growth, under the Obamacare law, is providing health insurance to as many as 150,000 Mountain State residents ...


  7. My Turn:Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    'We don't have a whole lot of options." That was the statement from Nick Toumpas, the commissioner of Health and Human Services, after explaining the plan to shift $7 million of Medicaid funding away from state nursing homes.


  8. Obamacare reality: Despite its detractors, the plan is helping millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... by many accounts, Obamacare is working. Through a combination of subsidies for low- and moderate-income people and Medicaid expansion, the Affordable Care Act has extended coverage to 20 million more people and cut the percentage of uninsured ...


  9. Wisconsin's Walker boasts of Medicaid program as he eyes presidential runRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker argued that his state's approach to Medicaid expansion is an innovative solution that could serve as a blueprint for other states. Under Wisconsin's program, individuals with incomes up to 100% of the federal poverty level are eligible for benefits.


  10. Crownsville detox center at risk of closingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Hope House in Crownsville helps, on average, about 1,500 drug and alcohol addicts get treatment, but because of a drop in Medicaid funding, that treatment is in serious jeopardy. Earlier this week, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh declared a war on heroin, saying overdoes are on the rise and he's close to unveiling a plan of action to stop it.


  11. Medicaid funding change jeopardizes detox centerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore



  12. Edit ObamacareRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

    ... Making insurance available for America's very down and out is not a bad thing. However, this is only expanded Medicaid. Helping people to become well, productive, get off Medicaid, work a job and pay insurance premiums must be the goal of every ...


  13. Get health insurance or see tax penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    ... available at the Bennington Free Clinic, by appointment, to assist Vermonters sign up for Qualified Health Plans or Medicaid online and to answer questions regarding the process. Appointments can be made by calling 802-447-3700 or by email at ...


  14. Gains in Coloradans getting health insurance coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

    Between Nov. 15 and Jan. 15, more than 171,000 Coloradans enrolled in health-care coverage for 2015, either in Medicaid, Child Health Plan Plus or in private health insurance purchased through the state health insurance marketplace, according to data in a Jan. 19 news release from Connect for Health Colorado and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. "I want to urge anyone who hasn't done it yet to take the important step in protecting their families' health and their financial security by purchasing health insurance coverage," said Gary Drews, Connect for Health Colorado interim CEO.


  15. Champ: Mike Pence; chump: Mike PenceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... low-income residents. Many GOP leaders in other states, including Florida, have rejected the money, arguing that Medicaid shouldn't be expanded. But Pence's plan would offer low-income residents help in paying for private insurance, and require them ...


  16. Wyoming Senate postpones Medicaid expansion voteRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SFGate

    Sen. Michael Von Flatern, R-Gillette, speaks on the floor of the Wyoming State Senate in Cheyenne on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Von Flatern is sponsoring a bill to expand the federal Medicaid program in Wyoming to extend health insurance coverage to 17,600 low-income adults.


  17. Lawmakers concerned over possible Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KNIN-TV Boise

    Public testimony of struggle was the focal point as a joint committee listened to Idahoans and their concerns and hopes of Medicaid expansion. The federal program under the Affordable Care Act would give federal funding to states to help care for low-income citizens.


  18. No quick end to Medicaid lawsuit quagmireRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... which represents three health and social service agencies in the class-action lawsuit, contends that Florida's Medicaid insurance program for the needy now barely resembles the insurer Jordan found was in violation of federal law. Within the past ...


  19. Most testimony favors Medicaid expansionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Post Register

    Friday testimony overwhelmingly favored expanding Medicaid in Idaho and highlighted problems with the mental health portion of the state program during a joint hearing of the House and Senate Health and Welfare committees. Kevin O'Sullivan, of Boise, whose wife was diagnosed with breast cancer 10 years ago - on the same day he lost his job - sharply criticized elected officials for declining to accept Medicaid expansion.


  20. Governor Haslam To Discuss Medicaid Expansion PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WTVF Nashville

    ... Monday night. Haslam is expected to address state lawmakers in a joint convention to begin discussions on his Medicaid expansion plan, although passage is far from certain. The governor's plan expands Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and ...