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The Advocate
Privatization makes for healthier hospital system, med schoolswill be forced to reduce services, at a time when the state Department of Healt
Privatization makes for healthier hospital system, med schools
The Advocate / Posted 43 minutes ago
will be forced to reduce services, at a time when the state Department of Health and Hospitals projects over 370,000 new Medicaid enrollees under expansion. Let’s not go back to the expensive two-tiered system of the past. Let’s not reverse... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rauner, lawmakers remain deadlocked on budget; time is short90 percent of state's spending is on autopilot because of court orders requirin
Rauner, lawmakers remain deadlocked on budget; time is short
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 hours ago
90 percent of state's spending is on autopilot because of court orders requiring funds for crucial services such as Medicaid and salaries for state workers, but some social service providers and higher education institutions are not covered... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
State reaching out to those losing Medicaida multiagency effort to help 18,000 parents and caretaker relatives find new he
State reaching out to those losing Medicaid
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
a multiagency effort to help 18,000 parents and caretaker relatives find new health insurance plans when they lose Medicaid eligibility in August. As part of state budget cuts last year, the income eligibility cap was reduced from $48,843... Read more
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The Columbian
Cancer treatment lags for HIV-positivebe untreated for many cancers than were privately insured people without HIV, t
Cancer treatment lags for HIV-positive
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
be untreated for many cancers than were privately insured people without HIV, the study found. “We know that people with Medicaid or who are uninsured receive subpar cancer treatment, and that’s a big public health issue,” said Suneja. “But even... Read more
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The Columbian
House calls can save moneybut in many ways I think this is the next generation,” said Dr. Patrick Conway,
House calls can save money
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
but in many ways I think this is the next generation,” said Dr. Patrick Conway, who heads the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, which oversees Independence at Home. In the first year of the experiment, Housecall Providers of... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Are you looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one?a wealth of information on quality of care and staffing levels at more than 15,
Are you looking for a nursing home for yourself or a loved one?
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 6 hours ago
a wealth of information on quality of care and staffing levels at more than 15,000 nursing homes certified for Medicare and Medicaid patients throughout the United States. One excellent feature is the star rating system. Facilities can receive from... Read more
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Business Insider
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the USfound that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any o
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the US
Business Insider / Posted 7 hours ago
found that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any other provider. "Those rating areas with a Medicaid insurer competing in the marketplace also have lower premiums and lower rates of increase than those regions without... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Former coroner scheduled to be released from prison on Mondaythis weekend. The New Orleans Police Department is investigating several armed
Former coroner scheduled to be released from prison on Monday
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 hours ago
this weekend. The New Orleans Police Department is investigating several armed robberies and carjackings this weekend. Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
15-old found in Leaf Riverthis weekend. The New Orleans Police Department is investigating several armed
15-old found in Leaf River
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 hours ago
this weekend. The New Orleans Police Department is investigating several armed robberies and carjackings this weekend. Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the USfound that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any o
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the US
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 hours ago
found that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any other provider. "Those rating areas with a Medicaid insurer competing in the marketplace also have lower premiums and lower rates of increase than those regions without... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the USfound that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any o
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the US
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 hours ago
found that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any other provider. "Those rating areas with a Medicaid insurer competing in the marketplace also have lower premiums and lower rates of increase than those regions without... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the USfound that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any o
Here's how much the price of Obamacare changed this year for every state in the US
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
found that there was one player that had more of an effect on prices than any other provider. "Those rating areas with a Medicaid insurer competing in the marketplace also have lower premiums and lower rates of increase than those regions without... Read more
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Salon.com
GOP’s poverty proposal: What to expect in the first of Paul Ryan’s big policy initiativeshelp keep people out of poverty. CBPP ran the numbers on Ryan’s 2014 budget pro
GOP’s poverty proposal: What to expect in the first of Paul Ryan’s big policy initiatives
Salon.com / Posted 9 hours ago
help keep people out of poverty. CBPP ran the numbers on Ryan’s 2014 budget proposal, which called for block-granting both Medicaid and SNAP, and found that it would have cut those programs by nearly $1 trillion combined over 10 years. Block grants... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Crews to continue searching waters at Carolina Beach for missing swimmer MondayMedicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you nee
Crews to continue searching waters at Carolina Beach for missing swimmer Monday
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 hours ago
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week.... Read more
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Providence Business News
Dr. David Marcouxsustain good health care over time. After all, someone is paying for patient ca
Dr. David Marcoux
Providence Business News / Posted 10 hours ago
sustain good health care over time. After all, someone is paying for patient care – employers, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and us, as small business owners. We all recognize the near runaway cost of health care in the United... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Altered states: Border redraw moves homes, businesses in the Carolinasthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Altered states: Border redraw moves homes, businesses in the Carolinas
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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New America Media
AGING IN THE FIELDS: No Alternative But to Keep Workingold and can no longer work. I try, but I just can’t. I tried to apply for Medi-
AGING IN THE FIELDS: No Alternative But to Keep Working
New America Media / Posted 12 hours ago
old and can no longer work. I try, but I just can’t. I tried to apply for Medi-Cal [California’s name for the low-income Medicaid program], but I was denied because I am not a legal resident and don’t have a Social Security number.” Javier can... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Man stripped naked at Kroger, defecated on U-ScanMedicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you nee
Man stripped naked at Kroger, defecated on U-Scan
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 hours ago
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week.... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying fo
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 14 hours ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week. It is designed to help the working poor. "I'm still sick, so I definitely need health care,”... Read more
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The Columbian
Redraw of state lines moves 19 homes in the Carolinasthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Redraw of state lines moves 19 homes in the Carolinas
The Columbian / Posted 14 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn’t serve North Carolina and that state’s Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. “We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Carolina Beach officials say no more water searches tonight for missing swimmerMedicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you nee
Carolina Beach officials say no more water searches tonight for missing swimmer
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 hours ago
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week.... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying fo
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 hours ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week. It is designed to help the working poor. "I'm still sick, so I definitely need health care,”... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Expanding Medicaid would support healthy babiesa doctor? Many women don’t get insurance from their employers, and, with few ex
Expanding Medicaid would support healthy babies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 hours ago
a doctor? Many women don’t get insurance from their employers, and, with few exceptions, women in Texas can’t apply for Medicaid coverage until they’re pregnant. So they often miss the opportunity for care, such as diabetes treatment or access... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinasthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Border redraw moves 19 homes in the Carolinas
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying fo
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 hours ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week. It is designed to help the working poor. "I'm still sick, so I definitely need health care,”... Read more
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The Advocate
Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took overRepublican Vitter during the governor’s race. Working poor: About 300,000 of t
Who stayed? Who went? Who never left? People, groups, things after Gov. John Bel Edwards took over
The Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
Republican Vitter during the governor’s race. Working poor: About 300,000 of them will now get health coverage under the Medicaid expansion approved by Edwards that Jindal spurned. Chickens: We don’t know exactly what Jindal thought of them, but... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mother arrested with 116lbs of weed concealed in carMedicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you nee
Mother arrested with 116lbs of weed concealed in car
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 hours ago
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1 Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying
Medicaid Expansion: What you need to know Pt. 1
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 15 hours ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents without health insurance can begin applying for coverage through the state’s expanded Medicaid program later this week.... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Border redraw moves 19 Carolina homesthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Border redraw moves 19 Carolina homes
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 16 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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CBS News
Border redraw in the Carolinas would mean 19 homes changing statesthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Border redraw in the Carolinas would mean 19 homes changing states
CBS News / Posted 16 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Being transgender: facts, myths and rightsof Columbia ban the exclusion of gender transition-related care from both priva
Being transgender: facts, myths and rights
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 hours ago
of Columbia ban the exclusion of gender transition-related care from both private insurance programs and the public Medicaid insurance program, which caters to the poorest segment of the population. Another half dozen states have rules... Read more
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The Columbian
State ordered to provide drug for hepatitis CSEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an ex
State ordered to provide drug for hepatitis C
The Columbian / Posted 17 hours ago
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an expensive drug to all hepatitis C patients, not just the sickest ones. U.S. District Court Judge John C. Coughenour granted a preliminary injunction Friday that forces the... Read more
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Boston Globe
State regulators cracking down on waiting lists at medical marijuana dispensaries.director of the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance. State regulations mak
State regulators cracking down on waiting lists at medical marijuana dispensaries.
Boston Globe / Posted 18 hours ago
director of the Massachusetts Patient Advocacy Alliance. State regulations make discounts available for people on Medicaid, elderly or disabled residents who receive Supplemental Security Income, or patients whose annual incomes don’t... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sun Pharma arms get US subpoena over drugs pricingand half of all generic drugs rose in price, Bloomberg said in a report citing
Sun Pharma arms get US subpoena over drugs pricing
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
and half of all generic drugs rose in price, Bloomberg said in a report citing a 2015 analysis by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. In 2014, top Indian drug makers such as Sun Pharma and Dr Reddy's were among 14 drug makers named by the US... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Border redraw 'moves' 19 homes in Carolinasthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Border redraw 'moves' 19 homes in Carolinas
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
114 related stories
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Athens Banner-Herald
Altered state: Border redraw leaves 19 in different Carolinathe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Altered state: Border redraw leaves 19 in different Carolina
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
114 related stories
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge homeless population drops again from last year; advocates see signs of progressbecoming homeless or quickly providing assistance once a family loses housing.
Baton Rouge homeless population drops again from last year; advocates see signs of progress
The Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
becoming homeless or quickly providing assistance once a family loses housing. Nichols also said the state’s expansion of Medicaid, the federal government’s insurance program for the poor, which will begin this year, also should help to cover more... Read more
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Breitbart
Gary Johnson Wins Libertarian Party Nomination with 55 Percent of Votethe second round voting, Johnson voiced total support for free trade, oppositio
Gary Johnson Wins Libertarian Party Nomination with 55 Percent of Vote
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
the second round voting, Johnson voiced total support for free trade, opposition to minimum wage, elimination of Medicaid, and abolishing the Federal Reserve. But he parted with the purists by supporting some laws against children’s drug... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Obama’s legacy: History will judge him kindlyAmerica has been part of the left, progressive, and Democratic Party agendas fo
Obama’s legacy: History will judge him kindly
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 hours ago
America has been part of the left, progressive, and Democratic Party agendas for over a hundred years. While Medicare and Medicaid for seniors and the poor were eventually passed during the Johnson administration, a more general national health... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio treasurer alleges governor killed online spending billMandel has spoken out against Kasich’s proposal to tax big oil and gas drillers
Ohio treasurer alleges governor killed online spending bill
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 21 hours ago
Mandel has spoken out against Kasich’s proposal to tax big oil and gas drillers and the governor’s decision to expand the Medicaid health insurance program for the poor. The latter option was made available under the federal health care law... Read more
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Boston Globe
Redrawing of state line moves 19 homes in the Carolinasthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Redrawing of state line moves 19 homes in the Carolinas
Boston Globe / Posted 21 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn’t serve North Carolina and that state’s Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. ‘‘We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge homeless population drops again from last year; advocates see signs of progressbecoming homeless or quickly provide assistance once a family loses housing. N
Baton Rouge homeless population drops again from last year; advocates see signs of progress
The Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
becoming homeless or quickly provide assistance once a family loses housing. Nichols also said the state’s expansion of Medicaid, the federal government’s insurance program for the poor, which will begin this year, should also help to cover more... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Border revision 'moves' 19 homes in Carolinasthe homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider do
Border revision 'moves' 19 homes in Carolinas
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 22 hours ago
the homebound health care she gets for her 89-year-old husband. The provider doesn't serve North Carolina and that state's Medicaid may not pay for the service even if they change doctors and nurses. "We knew it would be cheaper to live in South... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Access Health CT helping 18,000 enrollees find new plansHARTFORD >> Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is helping up to 18,000
Access Health CT helping 18,000 enrollees find new plans
The Middletown Press / Posted 22 hours ago
HARTFORD >> Connecticut’s health insurance marketplace is helping up to 18,000 people who no longer qualify for Medicaid health coverage to enroll in private insurance plans. Legislation passed last year reduced the income limits for parents and... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard trial: Recap of week oneAmerican Pharmacy Cooperative Inc., (APCI) the only company eligible to serve a
Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard trial: Recap of week one
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
American Pharmacy Cooperative Inc., (APCI) the only company eligible to serve as a pharmacy benefit manager for the Alabama Medicaid Agency if the agency decided to use a PBM. At the time of the vote, Hubbard's Auburn Network was receiving $5,000 a... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Access Health CT Helping 18,000 Enrollees Find New PlansConnecticut's health insurance marketplace is helping up to 18,000 people who n
Access Health CT Helping 18,000 Enrollees Find New Plans
NBC Connecticut / Posted 23 hours ago
Connecticut's health insurance marketplace is helping up to 18,000 people who no longer qualify for Medicaid health coverage to enroll in private insurance plans. Access Health CT says it will begin reaching out on June 2 to help enrollees find and... Read more
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Island Packet
Judge orders Washington Medicaid to provide hepatitis C drugA federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an expensive drug to
Judge orders Washington Medicaid to provide hepatitis C drug
Island Packet / Posted 23 hours ago
A federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an expensive drug to all hepatitis C patients, not just the sickest ones. U.S. District Court Judge John C. Coughenour granted a preliminary injunction Friday that forces the state Health... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Judge orders Washington Medicaid to provide hepatitis C drugSEATTLE (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an ex
Judge orders Washington Medicaid to provide hepatitis C drug
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Washington Medicaid to provide an expensive drug to all hepatitis C patients, not just the sickest ones. U.S. District Court Judge John C. Coughenour granted a preliminary injunction Friday that forces the... Read more
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The Advocate
Jeff Sadow: Leaders seem hypocritical on outrage over Havard's 'joke' stripper amendmentefforts that previously saved the state hundreds of millions of dollars. He bac
Jeff Sadow: Leaders seem hypocritical on outrage over Havard's 'joke' stripper amendment
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
efforts that previously saved the state hundreds of millions of dollars. He backed financially ruinous and ineffective Medicaid expansion. He put unions before the public good when helping to kill a bill that would stop organized labor from... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Libertarian Gary Johnson launches presidential bidproponent of drug decriminalization wants to wipe out the federal deficit and h
Libertarian Gary Johnson launches presidential bid
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
proponent of drug decriminalization wants to wipe out the federal deficit and hold the line against spending on Medicare, Medicaid and the military. Johnson says he could wind up sharing the debate stage with Democratic and Republican nominees in... Read more
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