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January 17, 2017

This month members of the Senate Finance Committee will hold a roundtable with Republican governors to discuss changes that will be needed to the Medicaid program in a post Affordable Care Act (ACA) environment. 

January 17, 2017

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing to reinstate fees on private companies that do not provide health insurance to their workers as part of a plan to rein in surging costs in the state's Medicaid program, administration officials said Tuesday.

January 17, 2017

More than 625,000 North Carolinians would gain health insurance coverage under the plans that the Department of Health and Human Services is drafting for federal regulators.

January 17, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus says there are no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. This was Trump’s position throughout the Republican primaries and general election.

January 13, 2017

The outgoing Obama administration has renewed federal approval of the Oregon Health Plan.

January 13, 2017

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders sued Friday to block new Gov. Roy Cooper's administration from expanding Medicaid coverage through the federal health care overhaul, saying the new governor lacks authority to seek it unilaterally.

January 13, 2017

The National Association of State Medicaid Directors (NAMD)recently published a document laying out the group's priorities for the Medicaid program in the first 100 days of the incoming Trump Administration.

January 12, 2017

Twenty leaders in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations are taking classes at Chico State thanks to a new partnership between the CDCR and the university.

January 12, 2017

What Trump wants to do has a long history in Canada. It hasn't worked out that well for the provinces.

January 11, 2017

Republican lawmakers, seeking a way to limit Medicaid costs, are trying to take more state control of how that money is spent in Missouri. 

January 11, 2017

Teamwork between public agencies and private parties isn’t new, but approaching challenges give what comes out of public-private teams more significance.

January 11, 2017

When President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated Jan. 20, the fate of Utah's small-scale Medicaid expansion plan will be up to his administration.

January 10, 2017

The LePage administration’s proposal to further tighten Medicaid eligibility requirements would make Maine one of the stingiest states in the nation when it comes to allowing able-bodied, low-income adults to qualify for the federal health care program.

January 07, 2017

Legalizing medical marijuana and the future of Medicaid are expected to be among the main topics during the 110th Tennessee General Assembly, which convenes Tuesday in Nashville.

January 07, 2017

Gov. Sam Brownback wants to launch a school to train osteopaths to boost the ranks of doctors in Kansas, and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer on Friday revealed a proposal to expand medical residency programs ahead of the governor’s budget proposal.

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