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  1. Obama uses hospital funds to push Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRQE Albuquerque

    The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul. The leverage comes from a little-known federal fund that helps states and hospitals recoup some of the cost of caring for uninsured patients.

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  2. Tax AtticRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rockford Squire

    ... poverty level would pay a reduced premium. People with incomes below the poverty level basically would qualify for Medicaid and would not have to buy health insurance. For a single taxpayer, 100% of poverty level is income of $11,670 and 400% of the ...

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  3. Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    With billions in taxpayer funds on the line, Central Florida hospitals and the working poor and uninsured remain stuck in limbo as lawmakers continue to haggle over health care coverage for the poor. The Florida Senate rejected most of an offer from the House on Friday, insisting upon a Medicaid expansion plan to help solve the imminent loss of $1.3 billion in federal health care funds for hospitals and other health care providers.

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  4. Christie's Big Plan for Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid? Cut ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare is disappointed with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who promised an important speech on the future of the nation's most successful retirement and health security programs - Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Not surprisingly, his comments were a recitation and doubling-down on the same GOP claims that our nation can't afford to honor its commitment to America's workers and future retirees.

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  5. Xerox (XRX) Ursula M. Burns on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... We continue to perform well in Commercial Healthcare. As many of you may have seen, we finalized the New York Medicaid contract that we were awarded last year. We have invested in advance to ensure our good start, and we look forward to working with ...

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  6. In Tallahassee, Republican family feud grinds legislative session to a haltRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    ... philosophical fight centers on the Senate's insistence on a new program that relies on the hope of more federal Medicaid money to expand health care to more than 800,000 uninsured low-income Floridians and ease the financial strain on hospitals. The ...

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  7. Ventech adding 200 jobs after landing $410M Medicare contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    Ventech Solutions Inc. will add three offices and nearly 200 jobs over the next year to staff up for a 10-year contract managing data for a health care quality initiative for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The $410 million job covers managing all the technical and IT aspects, from data center to customer help desk, of the agency's Health Care Quality Information System as it grows in size and complexity.

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  8. Florida House Sends Senate Initial BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... the Low Income Pool, or LIP, program. State officials have been negotiating with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services over funding for LIP, which is largely used to cover the expenses of uninsured, low-income Floridians who show up ...

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    Yesterday | IBerkshires

    ... said BHS spokesman Michael Leary. BMC HealthNet is an insurance arm of Boston Medical Center that specializes in Medicaid coverage. In December, the insurance company stopped covering Baystate Health Systems and its affiliates because of costs. ...

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  10. Stamford AlmanacRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... 203-324-6584 or www.silversource.org. MEDASSIST/CHOICES Free help with health insurance, Medicare supplements, Medicaid, private insurance, receiving entitlements from insurance policies and filing claims. Meets by appointment only in the Stamford ...

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  11. Sterrett: Vermonters should innovate with its federal health care dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... of democracy. They understand that if Vermont is to pursue an "all payer waiver" from strict Medicare and Medicaid rules and avoid a $40 million annual charge to the state from Obamacare's "Cadillac tax," Vermont needs freedom from the most onerous ...

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  12. Why pregnant women in Mississippi keep dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... check-ups. In other words: They're entering pregnancies unhealthier. Mississippi, for example, did not expand Medicaid , leaving 107,000 people - nearly half of whom are women - with no insurance options at all, according to the Kaiser Commission on ...

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  13. N.H. gets high marks for preventing kids' tooth decayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... said DHHS Commissioner Nick Toumpas. “This is testament to the hard work of staff in the Office of Medicaid and the Division of Public Health Services Oral Health Program. This is a victory for health advocates in the ...

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  14. Kicking the can on Social SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    Last week, Gov. Chris Christie dedicated time to champion entitlement reform at a 4-stop tour through New Hampshire. The governor said "Washington is afraid to have an honest conversation about Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid with the people of our country.

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  15. Will Rite Aid's Turnaround Offer More Upside?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Investopedia

    ... increased by 1.2%. The pharmacy performance was driven by increasing script volume, led by rising demand tied to Medicaid expansion. Since Medicaid expansion kicked off in 2013, an additional 11.2 million people have become enrolled in the program, ...

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  16. Thousands May Have Been Shorted On Insurance Subsidies After Calculation ErrorRead the original story

    Yesterday | WebMD

    ... topics that interest you. Some families likely received lower subsidies than they were entitled to, or were denied Medicaid coverage, because of faulty calculations related to children who receive Social Security income. Thousands of families with a ...

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  17. Researchers find alarming rise in cost of MS drugs over past 2 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... with manufacturers. Their analysis shows that on average costs for the VA were 36 percent less than those paid by Medicaid, including a nearly 80 percent discount for Betaseron. This cost disparity suggests the sharp rise in U.S. prices is not the ...

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  18. ProfNet Experts Available on Infertility, Same-Sex Divorce, Prescription Drug Abuse, MoreRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... years of health care policy, advocacy, and political experience. He has worked with policy makers on Medicare, Medicaid, and regulatory issues; served members of Congress; managed a statewide political organization representing the president of the ...

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  19. Have The Feds Figured Out How To Convince More Red States To Expand Medicaid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    A contentious political fight in Florida over the future of Medicaid expansion - the optional Obamacare policy that seeks to extend health coverage to additional low-income Americans - could signal a path forward for federal officials who have been trying for years to convince stubborn anti-Obamacare lawmakers to move forward in this area. Because GOP-controlled states have resisted expanding their Medicaid programs, the effects of health reform have been uneven .

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  20. $600,000 available to help consumers enroll ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cape Gazette

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has allocated $600,000 in each of the next three years for grants to Delaware organizations or individuals who help consumers enroll in health coverage through Delaware's Health Insurance Marketplace. The funds are open to eligible individuals as well as private and public entities who apply to serve as federal navigators in states that enroll consumers through Healthcare.gov.

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