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Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Soars; Waiver Hurdle Remains

By David Eggert, Associated Press

LANSING (AP) - Mary Amick went 15 years without health insurance while working a minimum-wage job at a small country store outside Coldwater. 862 more words

News

Football mom's tragedy can become community's triumph

West Palm Beach football mom Ladi March is a new expert on Palm Beach County’s fragmented mental health system. She sees huge needs, especially in the area of supportive housing, and she’s energized to get something done, for the good of her son and for the good of the entire community. 295 more words

Florida

Republicans will "give up" emergency rooms rather than accept Obamacare

A Baton Rouge, La., hospital is closing the only emergency room on the city’s impoverished north side, a real-world ripple effect of the ideological clash over President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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Culture

When I was on Welfare... 

The other day, my youngest daughter needed to go get a few shots to keep her up to date on her immunizations and while she is nineteen, she wanted me to keep her company. 1,195 more words

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Illinois peeps, check out - As Reid Exits, Schumer Sees Door Opening

Harry Reid’s announcement that he will retire from the Senate sets off a leadership shuffle, with the top post almost assured.. via NYT U.S. http://ift.tt/193aZkK

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California Healthline: CMS Settlement May Have Ripple Effect

by David Gorn

MS officials this week approved a settlement officially halting a 10% Medi-Cal payment reduction from 2011 at California independent living centers. Federal approval came three years after the issue was settled in court. 100 more words

Seniors

California Healthline: If Duals Project Is Curtailed, Future Is Cloudy for Program for Frail Seniors

by David Gorn

Some advocates and legislators are urging the state to extend the timeline for transitioning the Multipurpose Senior Services Program into managed care plans within the seven-county duals demonstration project. 111 more words

Seniors