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Latest Medicaid Items
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.