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Despite the support of Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Senate, the 2013 legislative session ended with the Florida House unilaterally blocking the extension of health coverage to more than a million low-income, uninsured Floridians. Approving...
ReutersBy David Morgan WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law on Thursday in a symbolic move aimed as much at healing internal Republican rifts as...
When Medicare disclosed average charges from thousands of U.S. hospitals for 100 common procedures last week, only one hospital was near the top in every category: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Be it a cardiac stent, a hip replacement or a...
WASHINGTON – In an unusual break in the partisan warring over healthcare, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Obama's choice to oversee the mammoth Medicare and Medicaid health programs. Marilyn Tavenner, a former hospital executive and...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Tom Harkin, Medicare, Eric Cantor
ReutersMay 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday issued a proposed rule for cutting payments to hospitals that treat a disproportionate share of the poor, including a $500 million reduction in fiscal 2014, as part of President Barack Obama's healthcare...
PURDUE-PLANE INTO FENCE Plane found in Purdue airport fence; pilot safe WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane that veered into a fence at the Purdue University Airport says the aircraft was experiencing engine trouble before the...
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s decision to expand Medicaid came mere days after the most significant study of the issue concluded that extending Medicaid coverage to the previously uninsured “generated no significant improvements in...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate has approved a budget bill that doesn't include Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed expansion of government health insurance for low-income adults. The narrow 20-18 vote Thursday means neither chamber in the...
Tags: Elections, Government, Executive Branch, Politics, Rick Snyder
Tallahassee legislators made a trip to West Boynton for this month's Coalition Of Boynton West Residential Association meeting. Kevin Rader, D-Delray Beach, Lori Berman, D-Lantana, Irving Slosberg, D-Boca Raton, Joseph Abruzzo, D-Wellington and Maria...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Liz DeRouen needs any kind of health care services, from diabetes counseling to a dental cleaning, she checks into a government-funded clinic in Northern California's wine country that covers all her medical needs. Her...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Marilyn Tavenner, a former nurse and hospital company executive, as the first full-fledged administrator for the Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs since 2006. In a rare show of...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A former intensive care nurse with a businesslike approach to a politically divisive public policy area won Senate approval Wednesday to run Medicare and other major health insurance programs. By an overwhelming 91-7 vote, the...
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