News tagged with medicaid

Arkansas' 1st-in-the nation Medicaid expansion survives

(AP)—Arkansas' first-in-the-nation program using federal funds to purchase private insurance for the poor survived another year after the state House reauthorized the program on Thursday, despite an influx of new Republican ...

Feb 05, 2015
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Medicaid expansion tops savings versus marketplace

(HealthDay)—Medicaid expansion is associated with greater reductions in out-of-pocket spending for previously uninsured low-income adults than Marketplace exchange coverage with premium tax credits and ...

Feb 03, 2015
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Arkansas' model Medicaid experiment in jeopardy

(AP)—Arkansas became the first southern state to expand its Medicaid program in a way that many Republicans found acceptable. The state bought private insurance for low-income people instead of adding them ...

Dec 17, 2014
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Doctors face steep Medicaid cuts as fee boost ends

Primary care doctors caring for low-income patients will face steep fee cuts next year as a temporary program in President Barack Obama's health care law expires. That could squeeze access just when millions ...

Dec 10, 2014
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