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The Register NorthJersey.com
Programs aim to improve cancer treatment at a lower costand the cost of treatment projected to increase dramatically — 27 percent in a
Programs aim to improve cancer treatment at a lower cost
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 35 minutes ago
and the cost of treatment projected to increase dramatically — 27 percent in a decade — the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is turning to physicians to help the government rein in spending. “CMS is taking the first move at... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Medicaid expansion coverage starts in Louisiana with 225,000 enrolledThousands of Louisiana residents now receive coverage under the new Medicaid ex
Medicaid expansion coverage starts in Louisiana with 225,000 enrolled
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 45 minutes ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents now receive coverage under the new Medicaid expansion as the benefits started rolling out Friday. State officials said some may be surprised that there are plenty of people who are eligible for coverage but might not... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Medicaid expansion coverage starts in Louisiana with 225,000 enrolledThousands of Louisiana residents now receive coverage under the new Medicaid ex
Medicaid expansion coverage starts in Louisiana with 225,000 enrolled
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted an hour ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents now receive coverage under the new Medicaid expansion as the benefits started rolling out Friday. State officials said some may be surprised that there are plenty of people who are eligible for coverage but might not... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Medicaid expansion coverage starts in Louisiana with 225,000 enrolledThousands of Louisiana residents now receive coverage under the new Medicaid ex
Medicaid expansion coverage starts in Louisiana with 225,000 enrolled
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted an hour ago
Thousands of Louisiana residents now receive coverage under the new Medicaid expansion as the benefits started rolling out Friday. State officials said some may be surprised that there are plenty of people who are eligible for coverage but might not... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Action Report: Families applying for Section VIII Housing must wait yearsof being evicted. "He's wanting us out. He's wanting to evict us." Austin sai
Action Report: Families applying for Section VIII Housing must wait years
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 hours ago
of being evicted. "He's wanting us out. He's wanting to evict us." Austin said his family is receiving food stamps and Medicaid benefits, but when he contacted Section 8 Housing he was told there's a long waiting list. So, how long will it... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Insys Therapeutics seeks boost from new drugscompanies. Insys depends largely on the coverage and reimbursement policies of
Insys Therapeutics seeks boost from new drugs
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 hours ago
companies. Insys depends largely on the coverage and reimbursement policies of third-party payers including Medicare, Medicaid and for-profit health insurers. All third-party payers, seeking to control costs, place various medications on... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Budget receives final legislative approval; heads to McCrory's deskchild fatalities more quickly. - $14.8 million for local health departments in
Budget receives final legislative approval; heads to McCrory's desk
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 hours ago
child fatalities more quickly. - $14.8 million for local health departments in part to minimize the effects of reduced Medicaid reimbursement rates on patient services. - $478,000 on mosquito surveillance, control and education to prevent the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
For-profit psychiatric care firm says it's filling gap in Chicago areaalso could give the economics of privately owned psychiatric hospitals a boost
For-profit psychiatric care firm says it's filling gap in Chicago area
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
also could give the economics of privately owned psychiatric hospitals a boost by allowing them to treat some adults on Medicaid, the nation's insurance program for the poor. Kresch's company, New York-based US HealthVest, announced Thursday... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Health coverage officially begins under LA's expanded Medicaid programCoverage officially began Friday for tens of thousands who enrolled in the stat
Health coverage officially begins under LA's expanded Medicaid program
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 hours ago
Coverage officially began Friday for tens of thousands who enrolled in the state’s new expanded Medicaid program in June. Dr. Rebekah Gee, who is secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, said enrollment levels exceeded what... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Action Report: Families applying for Section VIII Housing must wait yearsof being evicted. "He's wanting us out. He's wanting to evict us." Austin sai
Action Report: Families applying for Section VIII Housing must wait years
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 hours ago
of being evicted. "He's wanting us out. He's wanting to evict us." Austin said his family is receiving food stamps and Medicaid benefits, but when he contacted Section 8 Housing he was told there's a long waiting list. So, how long will it... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Pediatricians: More obstacles to care under private Medicaid plansTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida pediatricians say children covered by Medicaid face
Pediatricians: More obstacles to care under private Medicaid plans
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 4 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida pediatricians say children covered by Medicaid face more obstacles to getting needed care than they did before the state switched them over to private health-care plans, a recent survey found. The survey, released last... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Health coverage officially begins under LA's expanded Medicaid programCoverage officially began Friday for tens of thousands who enrolled in the stat
Health coverage officially begins under LA's expanded Medicaid program
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 hours ago
Coverage officially began Friday for tens of thousands who enrolled in the state’s new expanded Medicaid program in June. Dr. Rebekah Gee, who is secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, said enrollment levels exceeded what... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
California voters face numerous ballot measures in Novemberthe Legislature from diverting fees on hospitals that are intended to make the
California voters face numerous ballot measures in November
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 4 hours ago
the Legislature from diverting fees on hospitals that are intended to make the state eligible for federal funds under the Medicaid program for low-income patients, Medi-Cal. Backed by the California Hospital Association. SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION:... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Human services crisis started long before budget battleand cut to try to keep up with revenue, but the budget mess has made things eve
Human services crisis started long before budget battle
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 hours ago
and cut to try to keep up with revenue, but the budget mess has made things even harder.” Through court orders to continue Medicaid payments, most funding for disability services has been trickling in, but for agencies unprotected by the courts,... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentistsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico will cut Medicaid payments by less than origin
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentists
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 4 hours ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico will cut Medicaid payments by less than originally planned for the University of New Mexico Hospital in response to concerns raised by Native American tribal leaders and others. The Human Service Department that... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentistsSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico will cut Medicaid payments by less than origin
State redraws Medicaid cuts to hospital, dentists
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 hours ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico will cut Medicaid payments by less than originally planned for the University of New Mexico Hospital in response to concerns raised by Native American tribal leaders and others. The Human Service Department that... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
In light-hearted spirit, The Haven celebrates 20th anniversaryshe said. But she noted that the number of residents dropped off when the reces
In light-hearted spirit, The Haven celebrates 20th anniversary
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 hours ago
she said. But she noted that the number of residents dropped off when the recession hit in 2008. The Haven does accept Medicaid, Burley said, but private payers tend to remain in their homes longer when the economy becomes strained. Since that... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Brings Insurance To Many New Orleans Musiciansbeen too expensive, she says. But not anymore. Kotnik was at the New Orleans
Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Brings Insurance To Many New Orleans Musicians
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 hours ago
been too expensive, she says. But not anymore. Kotnik was at the New Orleans Musicians Clinic recently signing up for Medicaid. Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana's working poor have health insurance as of July 1 because the state has... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Brings Insurance To Many New Orleans Musiciansbeen too expensive, she says. But not anymore. Kotnik was at the New Orleans
Louisiana Medicaid Expansion Brings Insurance To Many New Orleans Musicians
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 hours ago
been too expensive, she says. But not anymore. Kotnik was at the New Orleans Musicians Clinic recently signing up for Medicaid. Hundreds of thousands of Louisiana's working poor have health insurance as of July 1 because the state has... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Human services crisis started long before budget impasseand cut to try to keep up with revenue, but the budget mess has made things eve
Human services crisis started long before budget impasse
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and cut to try to keep up with revenue, but the budget mess has made things even harder." Through court orders to continue Medicaid payments, most funding for disability services has been trickling in, but for agencies unprotected by the courts,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
University of Missouri settles health care fraud claimof violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims for radiology services t
University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
of violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims for radiology services to federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and maintaining that radiology images had been reviewed by physicians. Federal health care programs only pay when a... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
CADC LIHEAP Utility Assistance Begins July 5 in Pulaski CountyTax Preparation, Head Start, Individual Development Accounts, Economic Literacy
CADC LIHEAP Utility Assistance Begins July 5 in Pulaski County
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 7 hours ago
Tax Preparation, Head Start, Individual Development Accounts, Economic Literacy, LIHEAP utility bill payments, Public and Medicaid Transportation, Senior Activity Centers, Single Parent Scholarship Fund and Weatherization. For more information,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
State Leaders Ask Agencies to Cut Budgets by 4 Percent - State Leaders Ask Agencies to Cut Budgets by 4 Percent by Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune July 1 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Texas' top elected officials are...security, Child Protective Services and mental health resources. The exemptions
State Leaders Ask Agencies to Cut Budgets by 4 Percent - State Leaders Ask Agencies to Cut Budgets by 4 Percent by Patrick Svitek The Texas Tribune July 1 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Texas' top elected officials are...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
security, Child Protective Services and mental health resources. The exemptions also include public-employee pensions, Medicaid and dollars needed to meet debt service requirements for bond authorizations. Agencies are also being asked to... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Funding for disabled children’s therapy runs drywith Early Childhood Intervention will not be renewed in October. Last year, le
Funding for disabled children’s therapy runs dry
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 7 hours ago
with Early Childhood Intervention will not be renewed in October. Last year, legislators ordered the state to reduce Medicaid payments by 20 percent — about $350 million — to therapists who perform speech and physical therapy for disabled... Read more
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Business Insurance
Insurers raking in multimillion-dollar health care law reimbursementsinsurers under the transitional reinsurance program, according to data released
Insurers raking in multimillion-dollar health care law reimbursements
Business Insurance / Posted 7 hours ago
insurers under the transitional reinsurance program, according to data released Thursday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. That's a little more than half of what health insurers requested — $14.3 billion — for the 2015 year, the... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Social media means everything you do is publicsocial media works. Another mom, Nicole Nichols, faced a more deadly problem-ev
Social media means everything you do is public
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 7 hours ago
social media works. Another mom, Nicole Nichols, faced a more deadly problem-even though the state of Mississippi said that Medicaid covered supplies for diabetics, she couldn't get coverage for her child. She emailed state representative, Jeffrey... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal, governor will signbudget agreement, a large chunk of Illinois' spending was on autopilot because
Illinois OKs stopgap spending deal, governor will sign
McDonough County Voice / Posted 8 hours ago
budget agreement, a large chunk of Illinois' spending was on autopilot because of court orders requiring payments to Medicaid and state employees. Those court orders will continue, increasing the state's debt.Rep. Jack Franks, a suburban... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Alarmed over Zika, Texas official seeks nearly $30M for mosquito repellent for poor womenAUSTIN -- Texas' social services czar, trying to halt spread of the Zika virus,
Alarmed over Zika, Texas official seeks nearly $30M for mosquito repellent for poor women
Dallas Morning News / Posted 8 hours ago
AUSTIN -- Texas' social services czar, trying to halt spread of the Zika virus, has urged state leaders to allow Medicaid and other programs to supply free or reduced-price mosquito repellent this summer to females of childbearing age. If approved,... Read more
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MedCity News
These companies paid the most to docs last yearand medical device companies whether those payments be for general or research
These companies paid the most to docs last year
MedCity News / Posted 8 hours ago
and medical device companies whether those payments be for general or research purposes. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has recorded these payments now for two complete years in a row with partial data available for 2013. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
California's crowded November ballot: The 18 initiativesthe Legislature from diverting fees on hospitals that are intended to make the
California's crowded November ballot: The 18 initiatives
The Mercury News / Posted 9 hours ago
the Legislature from diverting fees on hospitals that are intended to make the state eligible for federal funds under the Medicaid program for low-income patients, Medi-Cal. Backed by the California Hospital Association. April 20, 2016 :Customers... Read more
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Breitbart
Obamacare Enrollment Drops by 1.6 Million Customersbetween the end of open enrollment in January through March, according to new d
Obamacare Enrollment Drops by 1.6 Million Customers
Breitbart / Posted 9 hours ago
between the end of open enrollment in January through March, according to new data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS’ Obamacare “Snapshot” reveals that enrollment in President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona limits poverty aid to 1 year; strictest in U.S.services for low-income residents still apply, DES said. For example, food stam
Arizona limits poverty aid to 1 year; strictest in U.S.
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 hours ago
services for low-income residents still apply, DES said. For example, food stamps and medical coverage through the state's Medicaid program will continue, among others. From five years max to one year Sandra Godinez's son Ricardo Jr., 6, plays in... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
How Michigan's new $54.9 million budget will affect you$300 million to provide just two specialty drugs — for hepatitis C and cystic f
How Michigan's new $54.9 million budget will affect you
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 10 hours ago
$300 million to provide just two specialty drugs — for hepatitis C and cystic fibrosis — to several thousand people on Medicaid or in prison. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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Island Packet
University of Missouri settles health care fraud claimof violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims for radiology services t
University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim
Island Packet / Posted 10 hours ago
of violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims for radiology services to federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and maintaining that radiology images had been reviewed by physicians. Federal health care programs only pay when a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
New survey ranks Orlando ninth in US for renter satisfactionjob loss and reorganization. According to a description of Xerox State Healthc
New survey ranks Orlando ninth in US for renter satisfaction
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 hours ago
job loss and reorganization. According to a description of Xerox State Healthcare, the Atlanta-based division administers Medicaid, state children's health insurance programs, long-term care programs, and pharmacy benefits management programs, and... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
University of Missouri settles health care fraud claimof violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims for radiology services t
University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 hours ago
of violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims for radiology services to federal programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, and maintaining that radiology images had been reviewed by officials. U.S. attorney for the Western District Tammy... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi: The Last Holdoutflag. We will be the last to toss our discriminatory and homophobic “religious
Mississippi: The Last Holdout
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 hours ago
flag. We will be the last to toss our discriminatory and homophobic “religious freedom” laws. We will be the last to expand Medicaid to help the least among us and boost our crumbling economy. But those things will happen. One after another, we... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Louisiana first state in Deep South to expand MedicaidBATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana is becoming the first state in the Republican-dom
Louisiana first state in Deep South to expand Medicaid
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Louisiana is becoming the first state in the Republican-dominated Deep South to expand its Medicaid program, with more than 233,000 people already enrolled in the government-financed insurance coverage that begins today. Medicaid... Read more
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WXII-TV Winston-Salem
List: Highlights of 2016 NC budget agreementK-12 students to attend private of religious schools, with plans to raise it an
List: Highlights of 2016 NC budget agreement
WXII-TV Winston-Salem / Posted 11 hours ago
K-12 students to attend private of religious schools, with plans to raise it annually by $10 million through mid-2028. MEDICAID & HEALTH - Reduce funding for contractual services by the Department of Health and Human Services by $3.2... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Placerville hospital settles $5.5M fraud caseMarshall Medical Center in Placerville must pay $5.5 million in fines for defra
Placerville hospital settles $5.5M fraud case
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 11 hours ago
Marshall Medical Center in Placerville must pay $5.5 million in fines for defrauding Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid. The settlement announced June 30 resolves the allegations that the West Slope health care organization submitted false Medicare and... Read more
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The Advocate
As Louisiana expands Medicaid coverage for working poor, we say, ‘It’s about time’Bobby Jindal was wrong to oppose it. And because the state gets a significant
As Louisiana expands Medicaid coverage for working poor, we say, ‘It’s about time’
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
Bobby Jindal was wrong to oppose it. And because the state gets a significant benefit in higher matching rates under the Medicaid program, this is a significant win for today’s troubled state budget. The working estimate is a $184 million benefit... Read more
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The News & Observer
Paul Stam: Refuting Gene Nichol’s ‘Bill of Particulars’his charges will demonstrate his reckless disregard for facts and the law. ▪ C
Paul Stam: Refuting Gene Nichol’s ‘Bill of Particulars’
The News & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
his charges will demonstrate his reckless disregard for facts and the law. ▪ Charge one: We “tragically refused to expand Medicaid merely to show disdain for President Obama” denying “health care to a half million poor Tar Heels though the federal... Read more
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NJ Biz
Louis Goetting partners with C&W to grow its health care real estate practicefor our team and our clients.” When Goetting worked for Christie, he was mostl
Louis Goetting partners with C&W to grow its health care real estate practice
NJ Biz / Posted 11 hours ago
for our team and our clients.” When Goetting worked for Christie, he was mostly involved in hospital, health care and Medicaid-related issues. “It is very clear to me that the re-shaping of the health care delivery system in New Jersey and in... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Business owner facing charges in Mesilla playground casesays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
Business owner facing charges in Mesilla playground case
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
15 gang members arrested in Central Texas drug operationsays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
15 gang members arrested in Central Texas drug operation
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Mexican man on Texas death row loses federal appealsays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
Mexican man on Texas death row loses federal appeal
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Matthew McConaughey teaching filmmaking course at Texassays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
Matthew McConaughey teaching filmmaking course at Texas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
PNM loses support for rate increase request after hearingssays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
PNM loses support for rate increase request after hearings
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Authorities release name of Carter County inmate who diedsays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
Authorities release name of Carter County inmate who died
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Crouch Mesa residents concerned about water problemssays it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agen
Crouch Mesa residents concerned about water problems
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 11 hours ago
says it has reached an agreement with Planned Parenthood for the nonprofit agency to continue providing services to Medicaid recipients for the next year at clinics in the Oklahoma City... Oklahoma skydiver safe after parachute... Read more
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