Healthcare Reform Blog

Chris SilvaContributor: Mark Cherry
Topic:
Florida, Medicaid, states, governors, ACA, exchanges

 For healthcare industry watchers, the "will-they, won't-they" decisions of each state's Medicaid expansion decision have been as exciting as the NFL Draft or National Signing Day for college football. Rather than thinking about team needs, the real focus is on these quasi-celebrities that have the potential for greatness, whose single decision affects the lives of millions. The late Wednesday rumors of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's press conference to accept Medicaid expansion shivered through my Twitter feed, as if a highly touted recruit was about to announce his choice between Alabama and Ohio State.

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Posted on: 2/21/2013 2:17:43 PM


Contributor: Sheri Sellmeyer
Topic: Medicaid, states

As state legislative sessions begin to crank up in early 2013, look for some backtracking on the part of politicians who have vowed they won’t expand Medicaid.

Officially, there are now eight states that say they will not expand Medicaid.

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Posted on: 12/7/2012 1:22:10 PM


Contributor: Bill Melville
Topic: Medicaid, states

The Affordable Care Act is headed for another showdown – and this time, it’s local. In several states where governors are declining Medicaid expansion, safety-net providers have discussed pursuing Medicaid expansion on a regional level.

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Posted on: 9/28/2012 4:55:12 PM


Contributor: Lyda Phillips
Topic: exchanges, states

After months of assuming that the school would burn down before the homework was due, more than half the states in the union are going to be scrambling to create insurance exchanges before a Nov. 16, 2012, deadline to submit a plan.

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Posted on: 7/2/2012 12:05:48 PM


Chris SilvaContributor: Mark Cherry
Topic:
Florida, Medicaid, states, governors, ACA, exchanges

 For healthcare industry watchers, the "will-they, won't-they" decisions of each state's Medicaid expansion decision have been as exciting as the NFL Draft or National Signing Day for college football. Rather than thinking about team needs, the real focus is on these quasi-celebrities that have the potential for greatness, whose single decision affects the lives of millions. The late Wednesday rumors of Florida Gov. Rick Scott's press conference to accept Medicaid expansion shivered through my Twitter feed, as if a highly touted recruit was about to announce his choice between Alabama and Ohio State.

Read more.
Posted on: 2/21/2013 2:17:43 PM


Contributor: Sheri Sellmeyer
Topic: Medicaid, states

As state legislative sessions begin to crank up in early 2013, look for some backtracking on the part of politicians who have vowed they won’t expand Medicaid.

Officially, there are now eight states that say they will not expand Medicaid.

Read more.
Posted on: 12/7/2012 1:22:10 PM


Contributor: Bill Melville
Topic: Medicaid, states

The Affordable Care Act is headed for another showdown – and this time, it’s local. In several states where governors are declining Medicaid expansion, safety-net providers have discussed pursuing Medicaid expansion on a regional level.

Read more.
Posted on: 9/28/2012 4:55:12 PM


Contributor: Lyda Phillips
Topic: exchanges, states

After months of assuming that the school would burn down before the homework was due, more than half the states in the union are going to be scrambling to create insurance exchanges before a Nov. 16, 2012, deadline to submit a plan.

Read more.
Posted on: 7/2/2012 12:05:48 PM


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