WASHINGTON (AP) — We’re in denial: Americans underestimate their chances of needing long-term care as they get older — and are taking few steps to get ready.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s budget next week will steer clear of major cuts to Medicaid, including tens of billions in reductions to the health care plan for the poor that the administration had proposed only last year.
One in an Associated Press series examining President Barack Obama’s campaign promises and what he is doing, or not doing, to keep them. The issue: Health Care.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32 percent more for medical claims on individual health policies under President Barack Obama’s overhaul, the nation’s leading group of financial risk analysts has estimated.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Given the choice of whether to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health care law, many Republican governors and lawmakers initially responded with an emphatic “no.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed a tea party-flavored budget plan that promises sharp cuts in safety-net programs for the poor and a clampdown on domestic agencies, in sharp contrast to less austere plans favored by Democrats.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan says that the balanced-budget blueprint he’s releasing next week will look a lot like the plan Republicans passed last year.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The benefits of expanding health care for California’s poor under the Affordable Care Act far outweigh the costs to the state, according to a report released Tuesday by the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Whether to expand Medicaid, the federal-state program for the poor and disabled, could be the most important decision facing governors and legislatures this year. The repercussions go well beyond their budgets.
(AP) — How many people are uninsured in California, and how many of those are projected to get insurance under the exchange?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is calling a special legislative session to implement parts of the federal health care overhaul in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans kept health care spending in check for three years in a row, the government reported Monday, an unusual respite that could linger if the economy stays soft or fade like a mirage if job growth comes roaring back.