Three years on, Texas Medicaid in guarded condition

By   /  July 25, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Projected savings from Texas’ Medicaid managed-care program shrank by the millions three years ago. What’s happening today is anyone’s guess.

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Gov. Kasich’s Obamacare Roadshow returns to New Hampshire

By   /  July 24, 2015  /  Health Care, National, New Hampshire, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign is finally official, but his support for Obamacare expansion remains unchanged.

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Alaska governor plans to impose Obamacare expansion on his state

By   /  July 24, 2015  /  Alaska, Health Care, News  /  No Comments

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Alaska is about to hop aboard the Obamacare expansion train even as it’s hurtling off the rails.

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Wrath of CON: PA lawmaker would let hospitals help pick their competitors

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  Health Care, News, PA Independent, Pennsylvania  /  1 Comment

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A Pennsylvania legislator wants to look into reviving a long-dead bit of bureaucracy, where the state decides whether a community needs a medical facility that’s being proposed. The federal government is now advising against these regulations, though its responsible for many states implementing them in the first place.

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If Gov. Kasich is on the Republican ticket, Obamacare repeal is off the table

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  Commentary, Health Care, National, Ohio, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Republicans can forget about campaigning against Obamacare in 2016 if Ohio Gov. John Kasich is on the party’s presidential ticket.

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Take two: Hidalgo health plan a ‘model for Texas’?

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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Hardscrabble Hidalgo County is trying again to build a health-care system for thousands of low-income residents not covered by Medicaid. Republicans and Democrats say the new plan could be a model for Texas.

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