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Medicaid Expansion Debate Good for Va. Insurers

Some of the biggest health insurance companies in the country are poised to benefit from the debate over expanding Medicaid in Virginia, regardless of its outcome.

04/13/2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Proposes 2-Year Pilot Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is proposing a two-year pilot of an expanded Medicaid program, a suggestion he hopes will persuade Republicans to end an impasse over the state’s budget.

03/24/2014

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Health Insurance Out Of Reach For Some

The Affordable Care Act may not be affordable to everyone.

03/23/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Millions of Americans have logged onto the Healthcare.gov website since it’s Oct. 1 launch, but glitches on the websites have kept many from actually signing up, and has computer experts saying the technology needs a complete overhaul. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Health Exchange Glitch Could Cost $30.5M

A state report says a mistake with Maryland’s defective health care exchange could cost the state $30.5 million.

02/27/2014

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Va. House, Senate Split on Medicaid Plan

The Virginia House and Senate are split on whether to accept federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to as much as 400,000 low-income residents.

02/20/2014

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No Signs of Compromise on Va. Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has plenty of allies in his efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Virginia, including the state’s hospitals, insurance companies, several business organizations, liberal advocacy groups, and even some Republican state senators.

02/09/2014

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CBO: Health Care Website Woes Will Reduce Enrollment For 2 Million Americans

Budget experts for Congress say fewer uninsured people than expected will get covered this year through President Barack Obama’s health care law.

02/04/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Children Unable To Be Included In Parents’ Obamacare Family Plans

Families shopping for health insurance through the new federal marketplace are running into trouble getting everyone covered when children are eligible for Medicaid but their parents are not.

01/27/2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (Photo by Nikki Kahn-Pool/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Wants Authority to Expand Medicaid

Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants lawmakers to give him the authority to expand Medicaid eligibility on his own if a state commission doesn’t act by the end of the 2014 legislative session.

01/20/2014

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