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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Aug, 21 Longer Looks: The Right To Pain Relief; Limiting Access To Sovaldi KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. Aeon Magazine: How New Orleans Became America's Ground Zero For HIV An infectious disease doctor at Tulane University, [MarkAlain] Dery treats people living with HIV in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the two largest cities in the s... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Aug, 21 State Highlights: Ill. Plans Medicaid Contraception Boost; Minn. Union Vote A selection of health policy stories from California, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Los Angeles Times: State Audits Find Prison, Hospital Payroll Abuses Audits of a state prison and psychiatric hospital detail hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper payments and financial probl... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Aug, 21 Special Election Secures GOP Control Of Va. Legislature The results are expected to hamper efforts by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe to expand Medicaid. The Washington Post: GOP Win In Southwest Virginia Senate Race Secures Republican Control Of Legislature Republican A. Benton Chafin Jr. won a state Senate seat Tuesday that secured GOP control of the G... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Aug, 21 Longer Looks: Falling Teen Birth Rate; The Right To Pain Relief; Limiting Access To Sovaldi KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the web. Aeon Magazine: How New Orleans Became America's Ground Zero For HIV An infectious disease doctor at Tulane University, [MarkAlain] Dery treats people living with HIV in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, the two largest cities in the s... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Aug, 21 State Highlights: Calif. Audit Finds Hospital Payroll Wrongdoing; Ill. Plans Medicaid Contraception Boost; Minn. Union Vote A selection of health policy stories from California, Illinois, Minnesota, Georgia and Pennsylvania. Los Angeles Times: State Audits Find Prison, Hospital Payroll Abuses Audits of a state prison and psychiatric hospital detail hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper payments and financial probl... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Aug, 21 Special Election Secures GOP Control Of Va. Legislature The results are expected to hamper efforts by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe to expand Medicaid. The Washington Post: GOP Win In Southwest Virginia Senate Race Secures Republican Control Of Legislature Republican A. Benton Chafin Jr. won a state Senate seat Tuesday that secured GOP control of the G... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Aug, 20 State Highlights: Mass. Insurers Press On Medicaid Pay A selection of health policy stories from the District of Columbia, California, Massachusetts and Minnesota. Los Angeles Times: Auditor Says $93 Million In Medi-Cal Payments Could Be Fraudulent The audit released Tuesday reviewed billing data from July 2008 to December 2013 for Medi-Cal's Drug Treat... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Aug, 20 State Highlights: Audit Says $93M In Medi-Cal Payments Could Be Fraudulent; Mass. Insurers Press On Medicaid Pay A selection of health policy stories from the District of Columbia, California, Massachusetts and Minnesota. Los Angeles Times: Auditor Says $93 Million In Medi-Cal Payments Could Be Fraudulent The audit released Tuesday reviewed billing data from July 2008 to December 2013 for Medi-Cal's Drug Treat... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Aug, 20 In Arkansas' Private-Plan Medicaid Expansion Model, Enrollees May Have To Contribute To HSAs Meanwhile, in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker defended his Medicaid policy and decision not to pursue the health law's expansion. Modern Healthcare: Arkansas May Make Medicaid Enrollees Fund HSAs Arkansas, the first state to establish the conservative private-plan model for expanding Medicaid under th... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Aug, 20 First Edition: August 20, 2014 Today's headlines include a report from California that Anthem Blue Cross is being sued again regarding its narrow-network health plans as well as a prediction from Maryland officials regarding the state's online insurance marketplace. Kaiser Health News: Wrestling With A Texas Count... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org
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