McAuliffe Set for Renewed Push for Medicaid ExpansionVirginia 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.
Maryland Medicaid Expansion Much Higher Than ForecastMaryland is one of more than a dozen states where new Medicaid enrollees under President Barack Obama's health law have surpassed initial projections.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Says He'll Sue Obama Over Hospital MoneyFlorida 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.
IRS Warns Of Tax Scams, Bogus Fines Linked To ObamacareUnscrupulous 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.
Doctors Face Steep Medicaid Cuts as Fee Boost EndsPrimary 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.
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.
McAuliffe Vows to Expand Medicaid On His OwnDemocratic 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.
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.
States Confronting New Concerns Medicaid Costs Will Rise Due To ObamacareFrom California to Rhode Island, states are confronting new concerns that their Medicaid costs will rise as a result of the federal health care law.
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.
Va. Gov. McAuliffe Touts First 100 Days In OfficeGov. Terry McAuliffe celebrated his first 100 days in office Monday by highlighting his work to improve the state's economy and by renewing his call to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income residents.
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.
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.
Health Insurance Out Of Reach For SomeThe Affordable Care Act may not be affordable to everyone.
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.