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  1. Working Together across Party Lines on Tough Issues likeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... of how to handle high-cost drugs. Drug price increases have had a huge impact on the budget of all states and their Medicaid programs. Manufacturers set drug prices-and Medicaid prescription drug prices and coverage are determined largely by federal ...


  2. Lumeris Awarded 2017 Best In KLAS, Value-Based Care Managed ServicesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... more than 63,000 members in Missouri and Illinois, has received 4.5 to 5 Stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. We enjoy working with all of our clients, delivering these same results, and aligning our proven multi-payer, ...


  3. County joins other aging agencies for Step Up For Seniors initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Observer

    ... MEANS: A shift in NY Connects from the State Office for the Aging budget and puts it under the Department of Health Medicaid cap. There is no designation under the Department of Health budget that NY Connects will continue. for all aging and long ...


  4. Let the Market Fix Health CareRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... insurance. State high-risk pools could provide access to care for people with chronic or pre-existing conditions. Medicaid needs to focus on the poor who have nowhere else to turn. Reform should emphasize allowing the states to provide better care ...


  5. Letter: Vulnerable get left behind in gap between Medicaid, Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    I read an article in The Topeka Capital-Journal titled "Suzanne Wikle: Medicaid keeps adults healthy and employed." I agree with her totally.


  6. Louisiana Senate votes for budget in the middle of what House, John Bel Edwards wantRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... cuts made to health inspections, mental health services and the prescription medication program for adults who used Medicaid. It agreed with the governor that the state-funded hospitals to the poor and uninsured, including the University Medical ...


  7. Kasich v Tiberi: Who's Driving Who On ACA?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Plunderbund

    ... that. Speaking from overseas in Europe, Gov. Kasich says he won't "sit silent" and watch the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion get "ripped out" as Republicans work to repeal the law, CNN reported . Ohio's governor, who got thoroughly ...


  8. Hawaii bills on welfare wages, driveway living dieRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... coverage for the treatment of homelessness, the bill, SB2, was amended to direct the state auditor to study using Medicaid funds to cover the treatment of homelessness. - RENEWABLE TRANSPORTATION - About one-third of Hawaii's fossil fuel consumption ...


  9. In addiction fight, Christie mostly misses the mark | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... for the poor and uninsured since 2010. Christie says at least 5 percent of the new beds he's soliciting must be for Medicaid patients, and 5 percent for the uninsured. But in total, that's 5 people out of 50. What the governor's "expansion" really ...


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    16 hrs ago | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... already has cavities, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Many children enrolled in Medicaid receive no dental services throughout the year." The press release also explains that the goal of Give Kids a Smile is to, ...


  11. Event to protect Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... a statement, "Very significantly, the Administration has completely reneged on its promise to lower deductibles". Medicaid enrollment has grown by about 18 million people, including about 500,000 in New Jersey since the Affordable Care Act went into ...


  12. Republicans' New Plan to Gut Public InsuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    Medicaid has essentially functioned the same way for half a century. Eligibility for the program has changed, most notably when Obamacare extended an option to states to expand coverage to all low-income adults.


  13. Are rural hospitals scared of Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Washington Examiner

    ... be recovered. The idea was that hospitals would have less charity care due to the expansion of coverage through the Medicaid expansion and the law's subsidies. She highlighted the 2012 Supreme Court decision that states could opt out of expanding ...


  14. Cheers and Jeers During Congressman Tom Reed Town HallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Your News Now

    ... focused on the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Many expressed worry over what could happen to Medicaid. Reed explained the plan is to freeze the expansion and give states more control. He added a transition period would ensure those on ...


  15. Smokers need barrier-free access to smoking cessation treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... for smoking-related health care costs -- approximately $590 million of which is billed to taxpayers via the state's Medicaid program. Providing Kentuckians with barrier-free access to cessation treatments now will save taxpayers in the long run, as ...


  16. Letter: Preserve Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    When the Affordable Care Act is repealed, it will revert to 2010 conditions when Medicaid was expanded. Those covered by Medicaid after 2010 will no longer be covered.


  17. 17 Provisions That Will Disappear if Obamacare Is RepealedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... copays, deductibles, and coinsurance would fall back onto the patient. One of the biggest enrollment agents of all, Medicaid expansion, would also disappear. Taking federal funds and expanding Medicaid to cover individuals and families earning up to ...


  18. Washtenaw Dental Clinic serves over 4,000 patients in first 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    In its two years of existence, the Washtenaw County Dental Clinic has provided more than 10,000 patient visits to adults and kids who are covered by Medicaid or who are uninsured and low income.


  19. Finding a Colorado solution for health-care coverageRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... entity to assist middle-class families and small businesses buying subsidized coverage and the expansion of Medicaid. Colorado was well positioned to find its own answers to health-care reform when the ACA became law in 2010. The state expanded ...


  20. ACA repeal vs. N.Y.: Tallying up the harmRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... Among those 7 million whose health care is made possible by federal ACA funds are the 6.2 million enrolled in the Medicaid program. Funding from the ACA allowed New York to expand Medicaid coverage helping ensure affordable quality coverage to more ...