Medicaid Expansion: Arkansas And Other States Cut Deals With Feds For Alternative Plans

Medicaid Expansion: Arkansas And Other States Cut Deals With Feds For Alternative Plans

By Michael Collins, The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) WASHINGTON — If Gov. Bill Haslam is searching for clues about what kind of deal Tennessee might be able to cut with the ...

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Release Of Medicare Doctor Payments Shows Some Huge Payouts

Release Of Medicare Doctor Payments Shows Some Huge Payouts

By Chad Terhune, Noam N. Levey and Doug Smith, Los Angeles Times Ending decades of secrecy, Medicare is showing what the giant health care program for seniors pays individual doct ...

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Medicaid Programs Drowning In Backlog

Medicaid Programs Drowning In Backlog

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica. Last week, federal health officials celebrated two milestones related to the Affordable Care Act. The first, which got considerable attention, was ...

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5 Ways Paul Ryan’s Budget Screws Seniors

5 Ways Paul Ryan’s Budget Screws Seniors

Republicans marched to their biggest landslide victory since before the Great Depression in 2010, buoyed by a terrible economy and the withering attack that Democrats had cut Medi ...

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Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Federal Judge Upholds Billboard Slamming Jindal On Medicaid Expansion

Disappointing -- and slightly embarrassing -- news arrived on Tuesday for conservative Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal, when a federal judge ruled in favor of MoveOn.Org, the libe ...

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5 Worst Zombie Republican Arguments Against Obamacare

5 Worst Zombie Republican Arguments Against Obamacare

I can't believe the 7.1 million people who signed up for Obamacare didn't want this GOP healthcare alternative pic.twitter.com/goHz8uGrms — Travon Free (@Travon) April 1, 2014 Whe ...

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Many Newly Insured Still Face Health Coverage Upheaval

Many Newly Insured Still Face Health Coverage Upheaval

By Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- As procrastinators rushed to buy health insurance Monday by the Affordable Care Act's official enrollment deadline, new res ...

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‘Private Option’ For Medicaid Expansion Would Cut Some Benefits

‘Private Option’ For Medicaid Expansion Would Cut Some Benefits

By Christine Vestal, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — When Arkansas won federal approval to use Medicaid expansion dollars to help low-income people purchase private health insurance, o ...

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Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

Authorities Hunt For Couple Living Lavish Lifestyle While Collecting Food Stamps

By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Andrea and Colin Chisholm III fancied themselves Scottish aristocrats, insisting on being called Lord and Lady and leadin ...

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GOP Would Bar Poor From Health Care Altogether

GOP Would Bar Poor From Health Care Altogether

During a Republican primary debate in the last presidential election cycle, there was a dispiriting moment in which Tea Party audience members cheered at the idea that a comatose ...

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