Watchdog Podcast: Code Blue — Ohio’s Medicaid expansion already $1 billion over budget

By   /  June 11, 2015  /  Federal Government, Health Care, Issues, Ohio, Podcast, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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After just 17 months, Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion has cost federal taxpayers $3.7 billion. That’s over $1 billion more than the Kasich administration projected for the expansion’s first 18 months.

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Ohio’s Obamacare expansion already $1 billion over budget

By   /  June 11, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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If Ohio Gov. John Kasich can fundraise as fast as he’s spending Obamacare money, he’s a shoo-in for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Aging ungracefully: Texas last in highly ranked nursing homes

By   /  June 3, 2015  /  Government Regulation, Health Care, Texas  /  No Comments

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Getting old is hard enough. Getting old in Texas and having to go to a nursing home is dicey.

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Vermont Health Connect still manual after 20 months

By   /  June 2, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont’s state-based health insurance exchange still relies on manual updates but is on the verge of basic functionality 20 months after launch, Gov. Peter Shumlin says.

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare Roadshow rolls on

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Georgia, Health Care, National, News, Ohio, South Carolina  /  No Comments

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Is Ohio Gov. John Kasich running a Republican presidential campaign, or an Obamacare promotional tour?

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‘Slap in the face:’ Mother questions committee assignment for medical cannabis bill

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Health Care, News, PA Independent, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

CANNABIS CONUNDRUM: A bill allowing doctors to recommend medical cannabis could hit a brick wall in the state House.

A bill allowing doctors to recommend medical cannabis could hit a brick wall in the state House.

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