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  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius defends President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, as she answers questions from Republican members of the House Ways and Means Committee during its review of President Obama’s budget requests, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Sebelius sticks to Obamacare sign-up deadline

    President Obama’s top health official on Wednesday told Congress flatly that the administration will stick to the March 31 deadline requiring Americans to have health insurance, rejecting House GOP protests that the White House is giving breaks to special interests, but not to average voters.


  • Corbett shifts on Medicaid proposal's work search

    Gov. Tom Corbett appeared ready Thursday to drop one of the most controversial conditions of his proposal to accept billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars and extend taxpayer-subsidized insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor in Pennsylvania.


  • Medicaid expansion support waning in Fla. Senate

    One of Medicaid expansion's biggest allies in the Florida Legislature is growing cold on the idea, which leaves the possibility of extending insurance to more than 1 million of the state's most vulnerable nearly dead in the water before the session begins.


  • SD gov. cautious about expanding Medicaid himself

    South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday he would be reluctant to expand the state's Medicaid program without first getting the Legislature's agreement.


  • NJ asks US for flexibility on health grant

    New Jersey's officials are pressing the federal government for permission to use an expiring $7.6 million health overhaul grant as the state sees fit.


  • Sebelius visits New Orleans for health care

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wants Louisiana residents to sign up for the Affordable Care Act by March 31.


  • SD governor seeks Medicaid expansion waiver

    South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday he will once again ask federal officials to let South Dakota expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services only to those most in need.


  • Sebelius: Texas loses $18M a day in Medicaid money

    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says Texas is losing $18 million a day in federal funding by not expanding Medicaid under the federal health-care overhaul.


  • Feds urge more talks on NY Medicaid application

    New York has revised its request for a $10 billion Medicaid adjustment, which would allow using that money in related health care programs, after federal officials concluded capital investment and some other programs are ineligible.


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