medicaid

(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
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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dreamstime
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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(Dreamstime)
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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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 23, 2018 - 8:49 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia senators are putting off debate on the state budget and whether to expand Medicaid. The Senate did not take up budget discussions Tuesday but instead scheduled a meeting next week for the Senate Finance Committee to take up a newly proposed budget plan. Senate...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 14, 2018 - 5:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The top Republican in the Virginia Senate says a fight over Medicaid expansion won't lead to a state government shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment pledged at a committee hearing Monday that the state will pass a budget before the end of the fiscal year at the end of...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 06, 2018 - 2:33 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A key Virginia Republican has signaled support for Medicaid expansion, a move that gives pro-expansion lawmakers a majority in both chambers of the General Assembly. Virginia Beach Sen. Frank Wagner said in a statement Friday that he favors expanding Medicaid, enacting a new...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
March 08, 2018 - 12:45 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A top lawmaker says the General Assembly won't be passing a state budget on time. It's the second time in four years that disagreements over Medicaid expansion have led to a budget impasse. Republican House Appropriations Chairman Del. Chris Jones said Thursday that the House...
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