Medicaid

Medicaid

GOP’s ‘no’ on Medicaid becomes “Let’s make a deal’

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.”

03/24/2013

Paul Ryan, US Representative of Wisconsin and House Budget Committee Chairman, holds a copy of the House Budget Committee 2014 Budget Resolution. (AP Photo)

House passes GOP budget plan promising deep cuts

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.

03/21/2013

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Ryan: New GOP budget resembles last year’s plan

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.

03/06/2013

Medicaid

Analyst says California should expand Medicaid

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.

02/20/2013

Medicaid

Money fears vs. real benefits in Medicaid choice

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.

01/28/2013

California Health Insurance Exchange

Calif. health care exchange at a glance

(AP) — How many people are uninsured in California, and how many of those are projected to get insurance under the exchange?

01/28/2013

California Health Insurance Exchange

Governor calls special session on health reform

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is calling a special legislative session to implement parts of the federal health care overhaul in California.

01/24/2013

(AP Photo)

Unusual respite from surging health care costs

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.

01/07/2013

Fiscal cliff

Republicans again demand that Obama point to specific cuts he’d accept

WASHINGTON (AP) – Republicans are again demanding that President Barack Obama name specific cuts in government spending that he would support as part of any compromise aimed at avoiding the “fiscal cliff.”

12/11/2012

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Feds rule on health care law’s Medicaid expansion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration says Republican-led states must commit to fully expanding their Medicaid programs to take advantage of generous funding in the federal health care law.

12/10/2012

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