GovBeat: medicaid


Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 03/04/2014

Four states maneuver on Medicaid expansion

New Hampshire, South Dakota, Georgia and Maine are moving toward or away from Medicaid expansion.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:18 PM ET, 03/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  medicaid expansion, obamacare

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/08/2014

The Koch brothers’ group is getting involved in Louisiana’s Obamacare fight

The state chapter of Americans for Prosperity wants lawmakers to pledge opposition to expanding Medicaid.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  medicaid, medicaid expansion, newsletter, obamacare

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 01/24/2014

With Utah on board, a majority of states now back Medicaid expansion

Utah on Thursday became the 26th state to agree to expand the program for low-income residents.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:54 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  medicaid, medicaid expansion, obamacare, Utah

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Medicaid expansion takes a hit in Arkansas

Republicans have won a special election that puts a unique solution to Medicaid expansion at risk.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arkansas, medicaid expansion, obamacare, States

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014

New Hampshire session preview: Expect fights over guns, the death penalty and pot

Expect some big fights out of the small state.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  casinos, gambling, guns, health care, Healthcare, legislature, legislatures, Marijuana, medicaid, New Hampshire, pot, session preview

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014

South Dakota Session Preview: Making peace, with cash

A budget windfall will help make the peace in South Dakota.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:33 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, medicaid expansion, obamacare, session preview, South Dakota, States

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Maine session preview: Rehashing a Medicaid fight

A tough session awaits Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) and the Democrat-controlled legislature.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  04:27 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, budgets, Maine, medicaid expansion, session preview

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Missouri debates how much, not whether, to cut taxes

After failing to override a veto last year, Republicans are scaling back tax cut plans.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, medicaid expansion, Missouri, obamacare, session preview, tax cuts, taxes

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: In Idaho, education’s a top priority

Education and health care will take center stage during the 2014 session.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, health, Healthcare, Idaho, legislature, medicaid, medicaid expansion, session preview

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Nebraska governor’s last lap

Dueling tax reform proposals will dominate Gov. Dave Heineman’s final legislative session.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, budget, health care, medicaid, Nebraska, obamacare, prisons, session preview, States, taxes

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session preview: Delayed by cold, Indiana has gay marriage and taxes on tap

When the session does begin, one of the biggest headlines will be over whether lawmakers approve a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  indiana, legislature, medicaid, medicaid expansion, same sex marriage, same-sex, session preview, tax, tax cuts, taxes

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session Preview: Virginia’s new beginnings

Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe will press Republicans on Medicaid expansion.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, medicaid expansion, minimum wage, obamacare, session preview, States, virginia

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Cuomo spars with Obama administration over Medicaid exemption

Cuomo’s administration wants to use $10 billion to reform the state’s Medicaid system.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, medicaid, New York, obamacare, States

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/06/2013

Study: Refusing Medicaid expansion will cost states billions of dollars

Texas stands to lose $9 billion in federal funding in a single year by refusing to expand Medicaid.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, medicaid, medicaid expansion, newsletter, obamacare, States

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 12/03/2013

South Dakota Gov. Daugaard won’t rule out future Medicaid expansion

Gov. Dennis Daugaard may be hinting he’s open to expanding Medicaid in the future.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:50 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, health care, medicaid, obamacare, South Dakota, States

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Wyoming governor says no to Medicaid expansion

Democrats counter that refusing the expansion means leaving hundreds of millions on the table.

By Reid Wilson  |  08:37 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACA, affordable care act, medicaid, medicaid expansion, obamacare, States, wyoming

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Walker calls special session on BadgerCare

Wisconsin legislators will delay moving 77,000 residents off the state’s Medicaid program.

By Reid Wilson  |  11:13 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, medicaid, newsletter, obamacare, States, wisconsin

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Alaska says no to Medicaid expansion

The state will forgo up to $3.7 billion in federal funding, leave 40,000 uninsured.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:17 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, Alaska, medicaid, obamacare, States

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013

New Hampshire will hold special session on Medicaid expansion

New Hampshire legislators working towards bipartisan Medicaid expansion that would net $2.5 billion in federal funds.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:02 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affordable care act, medicaid expansion, New Hampshire, obamacare, States

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Many states with few insured citizens aren’t expanding Medicaid under Obamacare

Many of the states whose citizens are most likely to be uninsured have no plans to expand.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, coverage, Delaware, District of Columbia, expansion, Florida, georgia, Hawaii, health, Healthcare, insurance, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, medicaid, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, texas, VERMONT, wisconsin

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013

The Northeast is getting older, and it’s going to cost them

Northeastern states are aging rapidly, and states are scrambling to deal with the associated costs.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aging, demographics, medicaid, medicare, population, Rankings, States

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Putting Michigan’s Medicaid expansion in context

We sat down with PostTV's In Play to talk through Gov. Rick Snyder's push to expand Medicaid.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:59 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  govbeat, medicaid, Michigan, post tv