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In an effort to reduce Medicaid costs, Oklahoma Senator Brian Crain has written House Bill 2384, which passed on the floor on Feb 13, 2014, and will be effective on November this year. 1,025 more words
Expanding Medicaid in the Cardinal state will enable 400 million Virginians to receive healthcare and create 20 thousand healthcare jobs. More coverage also means Virginia citizens’ federal tax dollars aren’t siphoned to other states smart enough to take the federal government’s offer. 372 more words
By Tony Romeo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Governor Corbett made a couple of moves that surprised political observers this past week.
First the conservative Corbett, who has sought to rein in assistance programs and has imposed an asset test for food stamps, moved to preserve $300 million in federal food stamp benefits. 127 more words
Nearly everyone will need long term care at the end of life, most people prefer to remain at home for as long as possible. The ideal is to have family members provide personal care, rather than hiring strangers. 141 more words
Hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue. So when you see something like the current scramble by Republicans to declare their deep concern for America’s poor, it’s a good sign, indicating a positive change in social norms. 786 more words