- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
- Tickets linked to stolen passports purchased by Iranian middleman
- More than 3,500 police planned for Boston Marathon
- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
- Real-life Dr. Doolittle to reveal how to talk to animals
- Climate change could bring back smallpox, researchers say
- Shoe-bomb witness to speak from London at N.Y. trial
- New evidence could threaten Army sex assault case
- George Zimmerman signs autographs at Orlando gun show
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Medicaid
More than five months after Oregon's botched health-insurance exchange failed to go live, concern is mounting for another, less visible state IT project that was built in conjunction with the exchange, using the same technology.
Ohio has started to receive some of the more than 106,000 applications for Medicaid-eligible residents who sought health coverage through the federal insurance marketplace.
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he has asked U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to make a counterproposal to Tennessee's efforts to carve out a special deal for Medicaid expansion.
More than 123,000 Pennsylvanians have selected an insurance plan under the new federal health care law as troubles with the gateway website have subsided, the U.S. government said Wednesday, although tens of thousands more who might be eligible for Medicaid were suspended in limbo.
A cardiovascular surgeon who's already got two leadership hats within the state Department of Health and Human Services now has a third as the new leader of the state Medicaid office.
In a news analysis Feb. 9 about the Legislature, The Associated Press reported erroneously some details of the 2013 special session to renew the law authorizing the state Medicaid agency. A provision setting an expiration date for the entire agency was removed from law. However, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and the Senate inserted expiration provisions for a hospital tax and some specific Medicaid services.
Two public hearings are scheduled on a proposal to restructure much of the Illinois Medicaid health care system for low-income and disabled patients.
Gov. Mary Fallin's plan to cut state spending on health care is expected to result in fewer benefits and a reduction in reimbursement rates to doctors that provide medical services to the poor.
A coalition of groups that wants South Carolina to spend more on health care, education and other social issues brought their protests inside the Statehouse on Tuesday.
After hearted criticism, the company overseeing mental health and substance abuse treatment for Idaho's Medicaid program says it's fixing problems including long telephone wait times that providers said potentially put patients' lives at risk.
The state's Medicaid agency on Monday introduced an easy-to-navigate website showing the financial data of South Carolina's 60 hospitals that will eventually allow patients to comparison shop for health care.
House Speaker Becky Lockhart kicked off the 2014 legislative session Monday by criticizing Gov. Gary Herbert, saying the state needs "energy in the executive, not an inaction figure."
Less than a year after lawmakers rejected Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, supporters are turning to a new group of allies: Low-income people who now realize that don't quality for coverage.
A Missouri House committee is considering raising the amount of assets elderly and disabled Medicaid recipients can hold in order to be eligible for the state health care program.
Broderick Alexander lived on the streets for more than two years in Chicago, but since 2005, he has slept in his own apartment. A case manager visits once a month, helping the 48-year-old set goals as part of a program that links housing to health care.