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In Oregon, health reform is welcome

Aug 8, 2012
Oregon will take federal money to expand Medicaid, and try to cut costs too.
Posted In: Oregon, medicaid, health care reform law

Health care law could reduce government costs

Jul 25, 2012
A report from the Congressional Budget office says President Obama's health care law could save the federal government $84 billion over the next decade. That savings is mostly because of the Supreme Court ruling last month, and a part of the law it ruled out.
Posted In: health care reform law, medicaid, government spending

Who gets Medicaid and who doesn't?

Jul 24, 2012
It's supposed to be a health care program for the poor. But over the years, the definition of poor has changed.
Posted In: medicaid, health care

WellPoint gears up for Medicaid bonanza

Jul 9, 2012
The giant health insurer will acquire competitor Amerigroup Corp. for nearly $5 billion in a bid for more Medicaid business.
Posted In: health insurance, health care, WellPoint, medicaid

Hospital lobbyists gear up after health care ruling

Jul 6, 2012
They stand to gain big if states expand Medicaid. But it's going to be a battle, and states like Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina have already said they don't want to expand the program.
Posted In: health care reform law, medicaid

Kansas City grandma worries about Medicare

Mar 13, 2012
In this election year, commentator Emma Williams fears the health care program for seniors and the disabled will become a political football.
Posted In: Medicare, Health, medicaid

Washington state will limit Medicaid payments

Mar 7, 2012
As states and the federal government look for ways to trim budgets, Medicaid appears on the chopping block. And Washington state is scheduled to cut payments for some emergency room visits.
Posted In: medicaid, emergency

Animated Short: The Amazing Health Care Arms Race

Sep 13, 2011
At the crossroads of our national debate about jobs and our national debate about health care debt... Is the (fictional) city of Hobbs. Its ...
Posted In: animation, cartoon, dr suess, drsuess, Health, health care, Jobs, medicaid, Medicare, politics, video

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...
Posted In: Bahrain, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, lawyers, medicaid, Medicare, mid-day update, obama budget, protests, Social Security

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ben Bernanke, health care law, Energy Star

Feb 3, 2011
In a rare press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will answer questions from reporters today at the National Press Club in...
Posted In: Bernanke, drugs, Federal Reserve, GlaxoSmithKline, healthcare, healthcare reform, income, medicaid, mid-day update

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