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Indiana Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Indiana Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Indiana Accepts Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Expansion is accepted by the state of Indiana.  Indiana has worked out
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Alaska Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Alaska to support Medicaid Expansion with Executive Order Earlier this year, the Alaska Legislature rejected Governor Bill
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Florida Congress rejects Medicaid Expansion Again

The Florida House of Representatives voted Friday to reject a state Senate bill that would have expanded
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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

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Indiana Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Indiana Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Indiana Accepts Medicaid Expansion Medicaid Expansion is accepted by the state of Indiana.  Indiana has worked out and agreement with the federal government to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The state secured concessions from the department of HHS  that
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Alaska Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Alaska to support Medicaid Expansion with Executive Order Earlier this year, the Alaska Legislature rejected Governor Bill Walker’s efforts to expand the Alaska Medicaid Expansion program through the state budget process. The Legislative season adjourned without allowing a vote on a
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Florida Congress rejects Medicaid Expansion Again

The Florida House of Representatives voted Friday to reject a state Senate bill that would have expanded Medicaid for thousands, marking a victory for Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Following a heated six-hour debate, the Republican-controlled House voted 72-41 against the measure,
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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 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
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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