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Puertorriqueños desplazados enfrentan obstáculos para tener seguro médico

El gobierno federal otorgó a las personas afectadas por los devastadores huracanes que impactaron en los estados costeros y en Puerto Rico este verano 15 días adicionales para inscribirse y obtener cobertura médica bajo la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA). 1,490 more words

The Health Law

Massachusetts Grabs Spotlight By Proposing New Twist On Medicaid Drug Coverage

In the absence of new federal policies to tame break-the-bank drug prices, Massachusetts’ state Medicaid program hopes to road-test an idea both radical and market-driven. It wants the power to negotiate discounts for the drugs it purchases and to exclude drugs with limited treatment value. 1,148 more words


Displaced Puerto Ricans Face Obstacles Getting Health Care

The federal government has granted people affected by the devastating hurricanes that wracked coastal states and Puerto Rico 15 extra days to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. 1,175 more words

The Health Law

Pittsburgh City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Abortion Access for All

The Women’s Law Project supports the Will of Council resolution adopted today by Pittsburgh City Council directing our federal and state officials to repeal the Hyde Amendment and similar restrictions on public and private insurance coverage for abortion care. 323 more words


Medicaid Planning

The facts…

  • Assets in a revocable living trust are not protected and must be used to pay for the costs of long-term care.
  • If you are married, your home is exempt and cannot be taken when applying for Medicaid.
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My View: Medicaid suffers from failed leadership

Given the unfortunate track record of waste and mismanagement in Medicaid going back to Cover Oregon, good intentions and nice words from state leaders are no longer sufficient. 89 more words

Portland Tribune

Oregon Health Authority

We talk to the director of the Oregon Health Authority, Patrick Allen, about the agency’s overpayment of $75 million to health care providers.

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Health Authority