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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jul, 02 Justice Department Probes Airlines for Collusion The Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. airlines colluded on expansion plans, amid concerns from consumer advocates and politicians that the industry is trying to control capacity to keep airfares high. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jul, 02 Justice Department Probes Airlines for Collusion The Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. airlines colluded on expansion plans, amid concerns from consumer advocates and politicians that the industry is trying to control capacity to keep airfares high. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jul, 02 Study Finds Doctors Order Fewer Preventive Services For Medicaid Patients Researchers report in the journal Health Affairs that doctors are less likely to include some preventive care services in appointments with women covered by Medicaid than in those with women who are privately insured. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Jul, 01 Justice Department Probes Airlines for Collusion The Justice Department is investigating whether U.S. airlines colluded on expansion plans, amid concerns from consumer advocates and politicians that the industry is trying to control capacity to keep airfares high. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Jul, 01 Justice Department Probes Airlines for Collusion The Justice Department is investigating some U.S. airlines for potentially colluding on expansion plans. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Jul, 01 Justice Department Probes Airlines for Collusion The Justice Department is investigating some U.S. airlines for potentially colluding on expansion plans. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Jul, 01 Study Predicts Huge Toll of Hepatitis C Drugs On California Budget Highly effective drugs for Hepatitis C patients in California’s Medicaid program, prisons and hospitals could cost the state billions, an insurance-industry sponsored study found. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Wed, Jul, 01 Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Has Huge Impact On Private, Public Employers The Wall Street Journal examines the implications for companies that offer spousal health benefits and fund those through a separate insurance company, as well as for those that are self-insured. The Texas Tribune reports that starting Wednesday, employees of Texas government agencies, universities ... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Tue, Jun, 30 Insure Tennessee’s Push For Medicaid Expansion Reinvigorated By Supreme Court Decision Meanwhile, the National Journal examines the extent to which the Obama administration will go to advance efforts to expand the health insurance program for low-income people -- a central aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 29 Following Supreme Court Ruling, Alaska State Senator Urges Governor To Expand Medicaid The senator presses Gov. Bill Walker to expand the program for low-income residents without approval from the legislature. Also, Politico Pro surveys the responses in some other states that have been on the fence about Medicaid expansion. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org
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