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Florida faces a budget hole as the Obama administration refuses to give the state all the money it wants for uncompensated hospital costs.
The most expensive 5 percent of Medicaid-only enrollees accounted for nearly half of all spending on such enrollees in each year from 2009 through 2011.
Hospitals have seen reductions in the costs of caring for the uninsured, but nowhere more so than in states that expanded Medicaid.
Pending decisions by the Supreme Court and Congress threaten, at worst, to result in 3.3 million extra kids lacking health insurance.
Enrollment in Medicaid continued a strong upswing as the uninsured rate reached a record low, according two new reports.
The Obama administration approved Indiana's plan to provide Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, with some cost-sharing features.
Florida so far has rejected expanding Medicaid benefits to nearly all poor adults, but several factors could change that soon.
The Medicaid enrollment rate is 17 percent higher than the average monthly enrollment right before Obamacare started.
Obamacare will shrink the gap between uninsured rates of different racial groups, but expanding Medicaid nationally would shrink the differences more.
Drug giant Sanofi is juggling legal and regulatory issues surrounding three cases involving alleged payments or inducements to medical providers.
A lawsuit accuses drug maker Sanofi and top executives, including its ousted CEO, of a million-dollar kickback scheme to promote diabetes drug sales.
With the midterm elections Tuesday, businesses in select states have much at stake with ballot outcomes that could impact marijuana use, minimum wages and Medicaid.
WellPoint's profit beat expectations as the company's customer numbers grew due Medicaid growth and new subsidized individual health plans.
Jeff Merkley, a U.S. senator from Oregon, was improperly enrolled into low-income Medicaid by Cover Oregon.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, stymied in his efforts to expand Medicaid in the state, Monday said he would extend health coverage to 25,000 people.
Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid are reaping financial benefits in excess of original estimates, a new report found.
Pennsylvania's Medicaid expansion plan could be changed a bit if Democrat Tom Wolf beats Gov. Tom Corbett this fall.
Medicare’s five-year-old rating system to help families select nursing homes relies on unverified, incomplete and often misleading data. The NYT reports.
Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act on patients, including what they will pay and the strain on the nation's Medicare and Medicaid systems. And Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, weighs in.
Former Sen. Bob Kerrey, (D-Neb.), shares his thoughts on the runaway costs of government programs, including health care.