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WH Wont Extend Funding to Florida Hospitals

MIAMI (AP) — The Obama administration rebuffed Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal to extend federal funds for
Medicaid Expansion Effect on State Budgets

Medicaid Expansion Effect on State Budgets

How Medicaid Expansion is Effectings State Budgets As enacted, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) broadened Medicaid’s role,
Governor To present Alaska Medicaid Expansion Bill

Governor To present Alaska Medicaid Expansion Bill

Becky Bohrer Associated Press JUNEAU — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said he considers Medicaid expansion and an Interior energy bill
Federal Government Squeezes Florida to Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Federal Government Squeezes Florida to Accepts Medicaid Expansion

  According to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson the Obama administration will not steer $1.3 billion toward helping
Young Floridian Still Stuck with No Health Care

Young Floridian Still Stuck with No Health Care

Affordable coverage stays out of reach for Floridians least able to pay for it. During his 2014
Texas Medicaid Expansion status

Texas Medicaid Expansion Status: Texas Governor-Elect Looks into options

Texas Medicaid Expansion Status, Options being explored Texas Medicaid Expansion Status: Throughout his tenure as Texas Governor

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florida medicaid expansion rick scott

WH Wont Extend Funding to Florida Hospitals

MIAMI (AP) — The Obama administration rebuffed Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal to extend federal funds for hospitals that treat the uninsured, increasing the pressure on states that have refused to expand coverage for low-income people under the president’s health care
Mississippi Medicaid Expansion

Mississippi Medicaid Expansion Nowhere insight

(Reuters) In Mississippi, a two-parent working family of four earning $10,000 to $23,500 would not be eligible for assistance either through Medicaid or the exchange because the state did not expand Medicaid. Twenty percent of Mississippi’s nearly 3 million residents are
Tennessee Medicaid Expansion

Tennessee Medicaid Expansion Voted Down Again

The Senate Commerce and Labor Committee voted 2-6-1 against a resolution that would’ve allowed Gov. Bill Haslam to implement his version of Medicaid expansion. Six Republicans voted against the bill, with Democrat Reginald Tate of Memphis and Republican Ken Yager of
Medicaid Expansion Effect on State Budgets

Medicaid Expansion Effect on State Budgets

How Medicaid Expansion is Effectings State Budgets As enacted, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) broadened Medicaid’s role, making it the foundation of coverage for nearly all low-income Americans with incomes up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) ($16,242
Governor To present Alaska Medicaid Expansion Bill

Governor To present Alaska Medicaid Expansion Bill

Becky Bohrer Associated Press JUNEAU — Alaska Gov. Bill Walker said he considers Medicaid expansion and an Interior energy bill to be must-haves for the remainder of the legislative session. Walker told The Associated Press in an interview Monday that Medicaid expansion should be
New Hampshire Medicaid Decision

Why should States Participate in Medicaid Expansion

  To date, 28 states (and Washington D.C.)have elected to expand Medicaid, while the remainder have not, or stuck fighting their legislature to implement or stop the expansion from moving forward. Many of the staunch opposer of the Medicaid Expansion provision maintains
Federal Government Squeezes Florida to Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Federal Government Squeezes Florida to Accepts Medicaid Expansion

  According to U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson the Obama administration will not steer $1.3 billion toward helping Florida hospitals care for the uninsured. Nelson said officials with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) have communicated to him the Low
Young Floridian Still Stuck with No Health Care

Young Floridian Still Stuck with No Health Care

Affordable coverage stays out of reach for Floridians least able to pay for it. During his 2014 campaign, Governor Scott reaffirmed his support for closing the coverage gap, noting that he would sign a bill to accept funding, should one reach his
Texas Medicaid Expansion status

Texas Medicaid Expansion Status: Texas Governor-Elect Looks into options

Texas Medicaid Expansion Status, Options being explored Texas Medicaid Expansion Status: Throughout his tenure as Texas Governor it was very evident where Rick Perry stood when it came to the Affordable Care Act, However the new Governor elect Greg Abott, may
Texas Medicaid Expansion

Texas, Florida Expand Medicaid for Children (CHIP)

Florida, Texas Medicaid Expansion for Children Republican lawmakers in Florida and Texas snubbed the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion for adults, but their states did broaden the program this year — for school-age children. Those states were among 21 — including