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September 10, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains from President Barack Obama's health care plan might be eroding under President Donald...
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Gary Hess
August 20, 2019 - 5:23 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont sued the federal government Tuesday over new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing...
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Jeff Katz
July 16, 2019 - 11:45 am
While speaking at an AARP forum in Iowa, former vice president Joe Biden promised those in attendance that those who like their employer insurance or their private insurance may keep it under his healthcare reform plan. Joe Biden repeats Obamacare lie while describing his healthcare plan: “If you...
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March 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2020 budget plan calls for a nationwide work requirement for low-income adults getting health insurance through the federal-state Medicaid program. A national work requirement would reduce Medicaid spending by $130 billion over 10 years, according to the...
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December 19, 2018 - 2:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 182,000 Virginians have enrolled in new health coverage that begins in the new year. Gov. Ralph Northam announced the enrollment in the new coverage under Medicaid expansion on Wednesday. The coverage is available to 19- to 64-year-olds who are not eligible for...
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September 24, 2018 - 12:07 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance. Federal law already requires those seeking green cards to prove they...
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June 30, 2018 - 9:47 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Hundreds of new Virginia laws will be going into effect Sunday. The biggest item to come out of the General Assembly this year was a bipartisan agreement to expand Medicaid eligibility to about 400,000 low-income adults. That agreement is part of a state budget that begins July...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 07, 2018 - 6:09 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today signed two bills that fund state government for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018 and all of Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020. The budget Governor Northam signed increases health care access for up to 400,000 Virginians by expanding Medicaid and makes significant...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
June 07, 2018 - 4:36 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is set to sign a new state budget that will expand Medicaid to as many as 400,000 low-income adults. The General Assembly voted last week to approve the budget with Medicaid expansion. The vote ended a long-running partisan stalemate over the issue,...
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May 31, 2018 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor is set to sign legislation in coming days expanding Medicaid after years of partisan battle. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's approval will come after the state's Republican-controlled General Assembly ignored warnings from the White House against expanding...
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