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Lawmakers discuss Medicaid expansion

...attorney Megan Wallace, in a memo requested by Hawker's office, said that since the express language of the federal health care law makes coverage of newly eligible individuals for Medicaid mandatory, she believed a court would likely find coverage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/lawmakers-discuss-medicaid-expansion
State
Medicaid figures up, stir worry about budgets

...Ohio's projected costs more than doubled.Some states that expanded their Medicaid programs prior to the federal health care law are also seeing enrollment increases based on people signing up because of increased publicity and outreach efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-20/medicaid-figures-stir-worry-about-bud
Not For Web
3 insurers plan to leave market

...enrollment period, starting Nov. 1, under the federal health care law.In a letter dated May 22, an official with Assurant...platinum, gold, silver and bronze plans under the federal health care law.The Division of Insurance last year approved...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/3-insurers-plan-leave-market
State
Reaction to health care decision mixed in state

...costs following a U.S. Supreme Court decision.The high court Thursday upheld the subsidies underpinning the federal health care law.Gov. Bill Walker said he was pleased so many people could continue receiving health care.U.S. Sen. Lisa...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/reaction-health-care-decision-mixed-sta
Local
Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...debate:What is Medicaid expansion?Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to...for work.Why is expansion needed? Wasn't the federal health care law supposed to provide coverage?To qualify for a...

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

...WHAT IS MEDICAID EXPANSION?Under the federal health care law, states can expand their Medicaid programs to...WHY IS EXPANSION NEEDED? WASN'T THE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE LAW SUPPOSED TO PROVIDE COVERAGE?To qualify for a...

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
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
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
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

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