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Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...Medicaid program. The following is a look at some of the debate:___WHAT IS MEDICAID EXPANSION?Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to provide health care coverage for individuals with incomes up to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/medicaid-news-guide-look-legislative-de
State | AK legislature
Committee begins digging in to Medicaid bill

...eligible Indian Health Service beneficiaries are 100 percent reimbursed by the federal government.Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to provide health care coverage for individuals with incomes up to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/committee-begins-digging-medicaid-bill
State | AK legislature
Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...state's Medicaid program. The following is a look at some of the debate:What is Medicaid expansion?Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to provide health care coverage for individuals with incomes up to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/medicaid-news-guide-look-legislative-de
State | AK legislature
Walker's opening choices are hard ones

...topic, Walker sought to show he wasn't a one-issue candidate.He made expanding Medicaid coverage under the federal health care law a priority, something Parnell resisted despite broad-based support, citing cost concerns. Walker said the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/walkers-opening-choices-are-hard-ones
State
Mitt Romney rallies support for GOP

...charge the nation will secure its borders, adopt policies that help people get out of poverty and improve the federal health care law.Promises made by Obama have not been kept, Romney said. "But when we have a new direction in Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-04/mitt-romney-rallies-support-gop
State
Begich dismisses claims, cites 'Libertarian streaks'

...make the floor process more open.Begich also dismissed the characterization of him as the deciding vote on the federal health care law as a line that's been used against other Democrats in races around the country.Begich said he's an Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/begich-dismisses-claims-cites-libertari
State
Broker helping with insurance signups scales back

...rollout of the federally run online insurance marketplace. But he also told APRN there remains opposition to the federal health care law and confusion about how the subsidies many Alaskans qualify would work. He said insurance companies weren't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-15/broker-helping-insurance-signups-scales
State
Begich dismisses claims, cites 'Libertarian streaks'

...make the floor process more open.Begich also dismissed the characterization of him as the deciding vote on the federal health care law as a line that's been used against other Democrats in races around the country.Begich said he's an Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-21/sullivan-seeks-tie-begich-obama-reid
State
Panel hears of concerns with Medicaid system

...Services Committee said the launch of the state's new Medicaid payment system made the rocky rollout of the federal health care law look good.Rep. Pete Higgins, R-Fairbanks, made his comments during a hearing Tuesday, in which the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-06/panel-hears-concerns-medicaid-system
State | AK legislature
Johnson wants politics out of expanding Medicaid

...federally run website to provide access to individuals to shop for insurance to help meet requirements of the federal health care law. The site, while working better now, was plagued by problems after its Oct. 1 launch. About 50 Alaskans signed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/johnson-wants-politics-out-expanding-me
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