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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-moves-forward
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-rejects-call-block-walker-expandi
State
Legislature votes to sue Walker, block Medicaid expansion

...block his attempt to unilaterally expand Medicaid benefits in Alaska.On Tuesday, following...the governor's authority to expand Medicaid unilaterally."Walker's decision...has had ample opportunities to address Medicaid expansion since 2012, when it became...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-18/legislature-votes-sue-walker-block-medi
State | AK legislature
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/medicaid-expansion-sees-small-increase
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-16/survey-big-growth-medicaid-e
Nation and World
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/medicaids-big-ruling-today
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-28/judge-strikes-down-law-limit-medicaid-f
State
White House: Medicaid expansion 'right decision'

...by 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/white-house-medicaid-expansion-right-de
State
Lawmakers vote to sue governor over Medicaid expansion plan

...Bill Walker over his effort to expand Medicaid in Alaska.The Legislative Council vote...health care law expanded eligibility for Medicaid, but the U.S. Supreme Court in 2012...Because Alaska statutes authorize Medicaid coverage for all people who fall under...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-18/lawmakers-vote-sue-governor-over-medica
State
Letter: Let Medicaid expansion come to a vote

...state budget savings we'd get from Medicaid expansion, unwisely increases Alaska's...this to save money. Allow a vote on the Medicaid expansion and reform bill that legislators...federal funds into our economy).How does Medicaid expansion save Alaska money? The law...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-08-26/letter-let-medicaid-expansion-come-vo
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