States continue to make moves toward and away from Medicaid expansion--and the disappointing rollout of the health insurance exchange is affecting some decisions. Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced...
About 396,000 Americans have learned they qualify for expanded Medicaid coverage made possible by the Affordable Care Act, USA Today reported.
The 36 states that rely on HealthCare.gov to transmit their residents' applications to Medicaid could wind up delaying their enrollment, Politico reported.
The son of a state representative in Florida has been convicted of defrauding the state's Medicaid program of almost $300,000.
Despite the media attention it has received, the difficulties launching HealthCare.gov represent a matter collateral to the future of the Affordable Care Act. Ditto for the health insurance policy...
The Obama administration is calling out leaders in a variety of states that have refused to expand Medicaid coverage, claiming they are making a political statement at the expense of the health of its constituents, Politico reported.
Hospitals in states not expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are beginning to acknowledge the fiscal difficulties they will face once disproportionate share hospital (DSH) cuts kick in next year, the New York Times repo rted.
Although Americans seeking individual commercial policies have had trouble navigating the federally operated HealthCare.gov website and even some of the state health insurance exchanges, those seeking Medicaid coverage are experiencing opposite fortunes
Now that health insurance exchanges have been open for one month, the enrollment numbers show more consumers are signing up for Medicaid than private policies.
The federal courts struck down differing community standards of care back in the early 1970s. There was a long-held legal theory that a patient in backwoods Alabama should not expect the same...