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Medicaid hypocrisy 2.0, or the art of not giving credit where it's due

Medicaid hypocrisy 2.0, or the art of not giving credit where it's due

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Hypocrisy, thy name is Republican governor taking more Medicaid funding.

Ryan's budget targets Medicare and Medicaid

Ryan's budget targets Medicare and Medicaid

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The House Budget Committee approved the latest spending plan from Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) in March. The vote was 22 to 17 along party lines.

What the healthcare reform numbers now tell us

What the healthcare reform numbers now tell us

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It's really true: There are lies, damn lies and ... Congressional Budget Office estimates.

What the healthcare reform numbers now tell us

What the healthcare reform numbers now tell us

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It's really true: There are lies, damn lies and ... Congressional Budget Office estimates.

The Medicaid fog keeps rolling in

The Medicaid fog keeps rolling in

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When the Supreme Court ruled that most of Obamacare could stay on the books, it included a notable caveat: States couldn't be forced to participate in its expanded Medicaid provisions. Since then, this program's boundaries have become foggier than an al fresco breakfast in San Diego.

Rival small business tax cut bills fail in Senate

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Two bills that would have cut taxes for small business died in the Senate Thursday.

Up to 15 Republican governors say they will not participate in health law's Medicaid expansion

Up to 15 Republican governors say they will not participate in health law's Medicaid expansion

The governors of 15 Republican-leaning states have signaled that they will not participate in the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, a new analysis finds.

Community pharmacists, congressmen question CMS plan to shorten long-term care drug-dispensing cycles

There is "scant evidence" that implementing shorter prescription drug dispensing cycles in long-term care will actually reduce costs, according to a statement issues Monday from the National Community Pharmacists Association.

Analysis: Long-term care could lose billions with block grants; funding answers available

Analysis: Long-term care could lose billions with block grants; funding answers available

The long-term care industry would be the third-most impacted healthcare field if state Medicaid funding is converted into block grants, according to a new analysis from Bloomberg News.

Republicans set to debate healthcare ideas with Obama; Medicaid, malpractice caps may be on agenda

Republicans set to debate healthcare ideas with Obama; Medicaid, malpractice caps may be on agenda

Republicans are scheduled to participate in a televised showdown with President Obama on healthcare reform on Feb. 25.