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N.C. Medicaid Expansion Bill Seeks To Lend A Hand To ‘Working Adults’

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The plan, advanced by four Republicans, faces a tough road in the legislature. Also in Medicaid news, troopers arrest protesters in the Tennessee governor’s office, Connecticut offers long-acting contraceptive options to enrollees after they give birth and enrollees in Oklahoma raise concerns about cutbacks.

Mass. House Weighs A Budget Without Governor’s Proposal To Help Fund Medicaid

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As the number of workers moving onto the Medicaid rolls grows, Gov. Charlie Baker says he would like to have an assessment on employers who don’t offer health benefits to employees. Also, proposed cuts in Medicaid payments to health providers in Oklahoma could affect services available to enrollees, and some Republican leaders in North Carolina discount the chances of a Medicaid expansion proposal getting through the legislature.

N.C. Republicans Offer Medicaid Expansion Bill

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The proposal, offered by four Republican members including a former hospital executive, includes a premium of about 2 percent of enrollees’ household income and protocols for routine physicals and screenings. Media outlets also look at concerns in Oklahoma that new federal policies will cut Medicaid funding for hospitals, a large increase in Medicaid enrollees in Virginia and Florida’s plan to change Medicaid eligibility.

These Arkansas Residents Pay Taxes But Won’t Ever Be Able To Qualify For Medicaid, Medicare

KHN Morning Briefing

There is a large community of people in northwest Arkansas that live in the United States under a treaty that came about when the Marshall Islands declared independence. Although they contribute to taxes and everything else that comes with living in America, they don’t have access to safety-net health programs like anyone else would.

Louisiana Republicans Decry Increases In Medicaid Spending After Expansion

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As state officials announce that Louisiana’s spending on Medicaid will likely make up about half the budget in 2018, state Rep. John Schroder says, “This is growing uncontrollably.” And other Medicaid developments from Iowa, Wisconsin and Kentucky make news.