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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

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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

Terry McAuliffe (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, users attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Programming Error Affects Md. Medicaid Packages

Maryland health officials are blaming a programming error for causing some Medicaid enrollment packages to be sent to the wrong address.

01/19/2014

A woman reads the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Illinois Facing Monstrous Obamacare Backlog As Thousands Of Applications Are Transferred

In a matter of days, state workers processing Medicaid applications for Illinois residents who signed up under President Barack Obama’s health care law will face a monstrous backlog as thousands of applications stuck in the once-crippled federal enrollment system are transferred.

01/17/2014

Terry McAuliffe (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Va. Gov. McAuliffe Sets Priorities Before General Assembly

Two days after taking the oath of office, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has emphasized the need to expand Medicaid eligibility in a speech to the state’s General Assembly.

01/13/2014

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Attorney General Agrees to Release D.C. Mayoral Documents

D.C.’s attorney general says he has given the city’s U.S. Attorney all mayoral documents relating to a settlement between Washington and its former Medicaid contractor.

01/13/2014

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