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Medicare from California Medicaid could also extend to immigrants

Adam Beam, Associated Press Published on June 10, 2019 at 5:58 pm CET | Updated on 10 June 2019 at 6:00 CET CLOSE Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a $ 213.5 billion state budget to boost spending on homelessness, forest fire prevention and K-12 education. The Star, Wochit SACRAMENTO, CA. (AP) – California will become the first state to pay full …

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How Trump wants to beat spending on Medicare and Medicaid

Now the tables have turned. Democrats are stacking up on Trump, accusing him of breaking his election pledge not to touch the federal health program for the elderly. The Trump administration revealed a budget Monday that would reduce spending on Medicare and Medicaid, which would reduce low-income Americans by hundreds of billions of dollars compared to existing law. Former Vice …

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Medicaid expansion cards in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah: Shots

"Most of us are excited" about Medicaid's expansion in Utah, said Grant Burningham of Bountiful. "We were all together and hugged and kissed last night." Kim Raff for NPR Hide caption Caption switch Kim Raff for NPR "Most of us are excited" about the expansion of Medicaid in Utah, said Grant Burningham of Bountiful. "We were all together and hugged …

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Judge proposes Kentucky Medicaid labor rules

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Friday blocked Kentucky's tightly monitored plan to force many Medicaid beneficiaries to work as a condition of coverage, volunteer or train a job. Judge James E. Boasberg of the Columbia District Court, an Obama-appointed chairman, ruled that the Trump government's approval of the plan was "arbitrary and capricious" because it had not sufficiently considered …

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Kentucky's call for Medicaid beneficiaries to work is blocked by a federal judge

A federal judge ruled on Friday afternoon that the Trump administration acted "arbitrary and capricious" as it enabled Kentucky to become the first state in the nation to hire low-income people to work or otherwise engage their communities for Medicaid The decision of US District Judge James E. Boasberg overrules this approval and sends the state program Kentucky HEALTH back …

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Virginia legislators expand Medicaid to 400,000, after years of GOP resistance

RICHMOND – The Virginia legislature decided on Wednesday to provide 400,000 low-income citizens with state health insurance that will overcome five years of resistance from the GOP. The decision marks a left shift in the legislature and a tremendous boost to Governor Ralph Northam (D), the pediatrician who has expanded access to healthcare. Virginia will join 32 other states and …

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After years of trying, Virginia will eventually expand Medicaid

The Virginia House of Representatives voted in favor of approving the Medicaid extension during the regular 60-day legislature that ended in March. But the Senate, whose members were not ready for re-election last fall, remained against it. The legislature failed to adopt a state budget because of the problem. "These are debts, and I have four children who have to …

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