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Reuters(Repeats for wider distribution. No changes to headline or text) By David Morgan WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - In the final months leading up to the launch of the key piece of President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, the administration is...
The writer of the June 9 letter, "Rejecting Medicaid funds was costly decision," is apparently unaware that all of the money trees in the federal government's orchard have died. The money contributed by the federal government to state Medicaid programs...
Illinois officials hurried to the rescue of Roseland Community Hospital recently with an emergency infusion of $350,000. That was enough to keep the doors open a while longer at the distressed Far South Side hospital. You may wonder: Why is dead-broke...
TALLAHASSEE — The federal government gave final approval Friday to Florida's long-debated proposal to overhaul the Medicaid system by requiring beneficiaries statewide to enroll in HMOs and other types of managed-care plans. The decision was not...
Daily PressA Suffolk woman was sentenced by a federal judge to almost three years in prison on charges that she defrauded the Virginia Medicaid Program. Angie L. Gilchrist, 58, was sentenced to three years of supervised release after her prison term and must pay...
A Hagerstown pharmacist pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Baltimore to fraudulently selling powerful pain killers and billing Medicare and Medicaid for nearly $200,000 of the cost, the U.S. Department of Justice said. David Russo, 62, pleaded...
A million Floridians will be left without health care coverage because of Florida’s decision to put its Medicaid patients on managed-care plans run by private insurance companies, South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz warned on...
Florida has received federal approval to move approximately 2.9 million Medicaid recipients into managed-care programs as soon as next Jan. 1, Gov. Rick Scott's office announced today. It's a major victory for Scott and the Florida Legislature --...
TUCSON — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer won a battle with state lawmakers this week, defying most other conservatives in her party to get a key component of President Obama’s Medicaid expansion through the Legislature. The Arizona Senate voted...
LANSING -- Gov. Rick Snyder signed a 2013-14 state budget Thursday that doesn't address two of his major priorities -- expanded Medicaid coverage and raising more than $1 billion in extra revenues for repair and maintenance of state roads and bridges....
ReutersPHOENIX (Reuters) - A divided Arizona Senate passed a key piece of President Barack Obama's Medicaid expansion agenda on Thursday, handing Republican Governor Jan Brewer a policy victory over fierce opposition from conservatives in her party. By an 18-11...
The Hartford CourantAn eighth person was charged Thursday in connection with a scheme to defraud the state's Medicaid program, and more arrests are expected, the Office of the Chief State's Attorney said. Anna Khanutina, 27, formerly of New Britain, was arrested Thursday...
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