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Survey: Big growth in Medicaid enrollees in expansion states

...ATLANTA - States that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw enrollment...Family Foundation reported two-thirds of Medicaid directors in expansion states said enrollee...over time.Financial analysts also note Medicaid enrollments tend to grow during tough...
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Alaska appeals abortion funding decision

...medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding to be unconstitutional.Jonathan...medically necessary abortions so that Medicaid pays only for those medically necessary...Suddock said the law seeks to limit Medicaid funding to high-risk, high-hazard...
When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...Low-income refugees may be eligible for Medicaid for up to seven years. While immigrants...S. are not generally eligible for Medicaid, refugees invited to move to the U...requirements. Those who don't qualify for Medicaid can receive refugee medical assistance...
Nation and World
Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...pieces of the health care system, including private insurance, Medicaid, the Tricare system for veterans and other coverage. But...paying for seniors' health care.Under Sanders' proposal, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program would be absorbed...
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Medicaid moves forward

Medicaid expansion will go forward Tuesday, Sept...Care Act became law and three years since Medicaid expansion effectively became a state option...Council's lawsuit - it simply means that Medicaid expansion will go on while the lawsuit...
Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.Superior Court Judge Frank...Council to bar Walker from implementing Medicaid expansion until the merits of the council's...challenging Walker's authority to expand Medicaid on his own are decided.That means that...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

The first day of Medicaid expansion wasn't Black Friday. For...separate processes also affected by Medicaid expansion."It was a very good day...the state began offering expanded Medicaid coverage on Tuesday.The expansion...
Medicaid's big ruling is today

...Frank Pfiffner will tell Alaskans if Medicaid expansion will take place as planned...injunction against the scheduled beginning of Medicaid expansion.The council voted 10-1...Gov. Bill Walker's plan to expand Medicaid access. Juneau Rep. Sam Kito III was...
Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding is unconstitutional.Superior...seeking abortions will receive state Medicaid funding," he wrote.The Alaska Supreme...significant mental distress such that a Medicaid abortion is medically necessary."The...
White House: Medicaid expansion 'right decision' Alaska Gov. Bill Walker to expand Medicaid to thousands of residents over the wishes...Tuesday became the 29th state to expand Medicaid, opening up health care through what...plans to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid coverage after state legislators tabled...


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