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January 19, 2017

Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration is moving forward with a plan that would alter the state’s expanded Medicaid system, even if the Affordable Care Act is repealed or replaced by Congress.

January 19, 2017

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo released a $9.25 billion budget plan Thursday that relies on new sales tax revenue from online retailers, such as Amazon, and cuts to Medicaid programs.

January 17, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted the state's Medicaid expansion and called for addressing Michigan's aging infrastructure over the next several decades, citing the Flint water crisis that has roiled his administration and a football field-sized sinkhole that formed recently in suburban Detroit.

January 17, 2017

This month members of the Senate Finance Committee will hold a roundtable with Republican governors to discuss changes that will be needed to the Medicaid program in a post Affordable Care Act (ACA) environment. 

January 17, 2017

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is proposing to reinstate fees on private companies that do not provide health insurance to their workers as part of a plan to rein in surging costs in the state's Medicaid program, administration officials said Tuesday.

January 17, 2017

More than 625,000 North Carolinians would gain health insurance coverage under the plans that the Department of Health and Human Services is drafting for federal regulators.

January 17, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump’s chief of staff Reince Priebus says there are no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. This was Trump’s position throughout the Republican primaries and general election.

January 13, 2017

The outgoing Obama administration has renewed federal approval of the Oregon Health Plan.

January 13, 2017

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders sued Friday to block new Gov. Roy Cooper's administration from expanding Medicaid coverage through the federal health care overhaul, saying the new governor lacks authority to seek it unilaterally.

January 13, 2017

The National Association of State Medicaid Directors (NAMD)recently published a document laying out the group's priorities for the Medicaid program in the first 100 days of the incoming Trump Administration.

January 12, 2017

Twenty leaders in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations are taking classes at Chico State thanks to a new partnership between the CDCR and the university.

January 12, 2017

What Trump wants to do has a long history in Canada. It hasn't worked out that well for the provinces.

January 11, 2017

Republican lawmakers, seeking a way to limit Medicaid costs, are trying to take more state control of how that money is spent in Missouri. 

January 11, 2017

When President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated Jan. 20, the fate of Utah's small-scale Medicaid expansion plan will be up to his administration.

January 11, 2017

Teamwork between public agencies and private parties isn’t new, but approaching challenges give what comes out of public-private teams more significance.

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