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Report criticizes Duckworth for wasting $5.2 million on failed VA marketing campaign

By   /  June 22, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, Illinois, National, News  /  No Comments

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Duckworth’s office was found to have “inadequately managed and solicited contracts.”

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Idaho urged to steer clear of Medicaid expansion

By   /  June 21, 2016  /  Health Care, Idaho, News  /  No Comments

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A legislative workgroup has been tasked with finding  solutions for thousands of Idahoans caught in a coverage gap created by the 2010 health care overhaul. Ahead of their meetings, two experts suggest the group focus on employment opportunities and exercise fiscal caution when it makes policy recommendations. The 10-member workgroup, announced by Idaho House and […]

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VA union holds rally to save itself, Tomah whistleblower says

By   /  June 21, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“This flier is a blatant example of a self serving government special interest more interested in scaring veterans to remain shackled to a choiceless system.”

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Shumlin celebrates new dental professional created for Medicaid patients

By   /  June 21, 2016  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont has a new type of dental professional to serve Medicaid patients, and Gov. Peter Shumlin says the position will help low-income Vermonters get the care they need.

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State Assembly task force targets students’ mental health

By   /  June 16, 2016  /  Education, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The state Assembly’s Task Force on Urban Education chaired by Rep. Jesse Rodriguez issued a dozen recommendations, including reviewing state funding for four-year-old kindergarten and other options for early childhood education. But student mental health was a major area of concern. “We were able to look at three different areas that we wanted to focus on,” […]

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‘Culture of corruption and cover-up’ alleged in Madison Social Security office

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We have this web of people all of whom have skin in the game,” the ODAR employee said.

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