Medicaid

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McAuliffe Set for Renewed Push for Medicaid Expansion

Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he’ll make a renewed push to expand Medicaid now that Republican primaries are over and the U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision upholding the Affordable Care Act.

07/30/2015

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Maryland Medicaid Expansion Much Higher Than Forecast

Maryland is one of more than a dozen states where new Medicaid enrollees under President Barack Obama’s health law have surpassed initial projections.

07/19/2015

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Says He’ll Sue Obama Over Hospital Money

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding federal money for hospitals that serve the poor, saying they are doing so because the state won’t expand Medicaid.

04/16/2015

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IRS Warns Of Tax Scams, Bogus Fines Linked To Obamacare

Unscrupulous tax preparers are using President Barack Obama’s health care law as a ploy to pocket bogus fines from unsuspecting taxpayers, including some immigrants not bound by the law’s requirements, the IRS warned Friday.

03/13/2015

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Doctors Face Steep Medicaid Cuts as Fee Boost Ends

Primary care doctors caring for low-income patients will face steep fee cuts next year as a temporary program in President Barack Obama’s health care law expires. That could squeeze access just when millions of new patients are gaining Medicaid coverage.

12/10/2014

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Republicans Announce Special Session on Medicaid

Virginia Republican legislative leaders are scheduling a special session in September to debate whether to expand Medicaid eligibility, something GOP lawmakers have already made clear they oppose.

07/09/2014

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McAuliffe Vows to Expand Medicaid On His Own

Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe vowed Friday to bypass the General Assembly and expand Medicaid eligibility for about 400,000 low-income residents on his own, a move Republican lawmakers immediately promised to fight.

06/20/2014

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Senator Offers Compromise on Medicaid Impasse

A proposed small procedural change to a legislative commission may be the starting point of a compromise that ends a months-long impasse over the Virginia state budget.

05/29/2014

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States Confronting New Concerns Medicaid Costs Will Rise Due To Obamacare

From California to Rhode Island, states are confronting new concerns that their Medicaid costs will rise as a result of the federal health care law.

05/26/2014

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Poll: Majority Oppose Va. Medicaid Expansion

A new poll shows that the majority of Virginians oppose a plan favored by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to use federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents.

04/24/2014

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