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Gov. Scott Compares Obama Administration To Sopranos

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) – Governor Rick Scott is comparing the Obama Administration to the Sopranos, accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the governor refuses to expand Medicaid to more than 800,000 low-income families. 405 more words

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$25 Billion Colorado Budget Heads To Governor's Desk

DENVER (AP) – A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor’s desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday. 593 more words

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Advocacy Alert: Email State Reps to Gain Support for Home Care in the House Budget!

The Home Care Alliance has been busy working with state representatives to file amendments to the recently released House version of the state’s FY16 budget. Now that those proposals are submitted, it is time to gain crucial support by… 163 more words

Advocacy

State Not Required to Treat Medicaid Applicant's Multiple Transfers as One Transaction

A Kentucky appeals court rules that a Medicaid applicant’s penalty period is appropriate because the state is not required to treat multiple transfers as a single transaction when the transfers are not related.  289 more words

Elder Law New York

15 States Extend Health Law's Higher Medicaid Payments To Doctors

Fifteen states are betting they can convince more doctors to accept the growing number of patients covered by Medicaid with a simple incentive: more money. 855 more words

States

Prescriptions for Zyrtec

One of the more minor inefficiencies of our vastly inefficient health care system involves prescriptions for over-the-counter medicines.

You see, many insurance plans will pay for your Tylenol, Zyrtec or Flonase — but only if a doctor prescribes them. 364 more words

There May Still Be Time To Save On Health Law’s Tax Penalties

Even though the April 15 tax filing deadline has passed, you might be eligible for some health law-related changes that may save you money down the road. 433 more words

Cost And Quality