Kansas' health secretary expressed confidence Monday that the state would be able to extend its privatized Medicaid system under President Donald Trump's administration, despite an agency's recent finding that the program violates federal law and could face sanctions.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that could scale back enforcement of some provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, and analysts warned that shares of hospitals and Medicaid providers could face new pressure as fears over losing coverage grow.
Republicans plan to turn control of Medicaid over to the states as part of their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to an adviser to President Donald Trump.
Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration is moving forward with a plan that would alter the state’s expanded Medicaid system, even if the Affordable Care Act is repealed or replaced by Congress.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo released a $9.25 billion budget plan Thursday that relies on new sales tax revenue from online retailers, such as Amazon, and cuts to Medicaid programs.
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted the state's Medicaid expansion and called for addressing Michigan's aging infrastructure over the next several decades, citing the Flint water crisis that has roiled his administration and a football field-sized sinkhole that formed recently in suburban Detroit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The outgoing Obama administration has renewed federal approval of the Oregon Health Plan.
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.
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.
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.
What Trump wants to do has a long history in Canada. It hasn't worked out that well for the provinces.