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  1. Health care cost increases slow to lowest level in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... costs is largely attributed to lower-than-expected premiums, therefore lower subsidy payments, and a reduction in Medicaid spending. The first enrollment period for the healthcare exchanges created under the ACA closed March 31. The Administration ...

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  2. Thousands of Alaskans fall into ACA a coverage gapaRead the original story

    36 min ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... whose income is more than 100 percent of the federal poverty line, she said. These people are not eligible for Medicaid, tax credits or cost-sharing through the federal health care marketplace. In Alaska, the federal poverty line is about $14,000 in ...

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  3. Republicans Aren't Moving On From ObamacareRead the original story

    43 min ago | The Huffington Post

    ... said it was time for Republicans "to move on to something else," and chastised states that chose not to expand Medicaid "for no other reason than political spite" against him. "You have 5 million people who could be having health insurance right now ...

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  4. Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorialsRead the original story

    46 min ago | The Miami Herald

    The computer upgrade designed to make South Dakota's Medicaid billing system more useful and efficient is mired in legal disputes, entangled with a federal bureaucracy and stalled by a recalcitrant vendor.

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  5. DiscussRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... going to say one last thing about this, just because this does frustrate me: States that have chosen not to expand Medicaid for no other reason than political spite. You've got 5 million people who could be having health insurance right now at no ...

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  6. President Obama makes the case for MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... going to say one last thing about this, just because this does frustrate me: States that have chosen not to expand Medicaid for no other reason than political spite. You've got 5 million people who could be having health insurance right now at no ...

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  7. Obamacare trutherism is a thingRead the original story

    49 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... class and the beltway media joined the conservative bubble in trumpeting everything that went wrong, except the Medicaid gap; they were happy to ignore that. Reasonable people, however, will eventually figure out there wasn't a disaster (hopefully ...

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  8. Epidemic of GOPer virus will kill thousands in red statesRead the original story

    50 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... it shouldn't. It's actually happening right now . By rejecting the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid, Republicans are making the unconscionable routine by guaranteeing that thousands of their own constituents will die every year. Die, that ...

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  9. Progress, Challenges As Medicaid Rolls Swell in Washington stateRead the original story

    54 min ago | GantDaily.com

    Tacoma, WA, United States - Washington state has blown past its targets for signing up new Medicaid participants under the Affordable Care Act .

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  10. "'We may never know': Census changes may obscure impact of ObamaCare"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Protein Wisdom

    ... Tuesday. The administration has touted that 7.5 million people signed up on the private exchanges, and more through Medicaid, since October. But that number may be misleading. The administration still has not said how many people have paid their ...

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  11. Biding time: Can Maine shorten its waitlists for disabled residents seeking support services?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    While acrimonious debate about Medicaid expansion, tax policy and labor laws marked the winter's legislative session, lawmakers this week united around a $30 million bill to bring the state budget into balance.

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  12. Obamacare: On the edge between private plan and MedicaidRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Someone told me that if I could get my income higher, I could get regular health insurance instead of being put on Medicaid. Regular insurance sounds a lot better. I hear that almost no doctor or hospital takes Medicaid anyway. Is it true that if my ...

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  13. GOP's purple-state problem: How a Virginia Medicaid battle augurs huge risks for the partyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Salon

    Ordinarily I'd never recommend reading an editorial from the Washington Times, but earlier this week the largely unread ultraconservative newspaper gave the Virginia GOP an enthusiastic thumbs-up for obstructing the expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare, and in doing so helped expose the moral bankruptcy that animates much of the opposition to the ... (more)

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  14. Weighing in on Medicaid expansionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    Perhaps no issue deserves our respect and attention more than the one on whether to expand Medicaid in the commonwealth.

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  15. In this week's issue: Start me upRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... , who covers the health care beat, dove into the massive payments database that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released on April 9. His list of New Mexico doctors receiving the most money from Medicare appears on page 9 of the weekly ...

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  16. Obamacarea s high-risk pools are closing for real this timeRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... heads a national association of high-risk pools predating the Affordable Care Act, said a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services official told her the program will end on April 30. Case said her organization doesn't plan to request another ...

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  17. $15 Billion In Higher Pay: Cheap Fun for Republicans Over the Minimum WageRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Beat the Press

    ... it to the savings we have seen from slower health care cost growth. Back in 2008 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services projected that we would be spending $3,313 billion on health care in 2014. Their most recent numbers show us spending ...

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  18. More on ObamaCare numbers...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | National Center for Public Policy Research

    ... their premiums, it also fails to account for people who will leave the exchanges for employer-based coverage or Medicaid. "A study of the California exchange found that accounting for those factors could, by the end of the year, reduce enrollment in ...

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  19. Obama Hails Health Care Enrollment: "This Thing Is Working"Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

    ... below insurers' expectations but not low enough to break the bank. Millions more signed up for coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. What is still not known is how many people were previously uninsured and how many ...

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  20. How Will We Know if Obamacare Is a Success?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    ... after all, has always been the law's primary goal. What's more, I'd be surprised if more states don't expand Medicaid and get more aggressive about setting up their own exchanges by 2023. At some point, after all, Republican hysteria about Obamacare ...

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