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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Majority Republicans in the Michigan House are backing an expansion of Medicaid eligibility to more low-income residents, but only if major changes are made to the government health insurance program. A plan unveiled Thursday...
Tags: Rick Snyder, Medicaid, Health Insurance
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than two dozen Indiana children who might once have entered the court system as a way to receive mental health services are now receiving help through a pilot program. The Department of Child Services started the program...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana hospitals that serve as safety nets for the poor and uninsured say they're waiting to see what impact the federal health care overhaul has on their bottom lines. The law will give more people access to insurance...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The question of whether Indiana will expand Medicaid is now back in Gov. Mike Pence's hands, after lawmakers wrapped up their session without mandating he expand coverage under the federal health care law or suggesting the...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Law enforcement officials plan to call on state lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage to more than 300,000 Michigan residents. The group Fight Crime: Invest in Kids and Republican Rep. Matt Lori of Constantine plan to hold an...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The possibility of thousands of Indiana residents becoming eligible for addiction treatment under the federal health overhaul has state officials and providers preparing for an expansion. About 60,000 Indiana residents per year...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Medicaid would be expanded in Indiana through a state-run program under legislation approved Monday by a House committee, but while the plan keeps an opt-out provision should federal aid ever dry up, it reverses the governor's...
Tags: Medicaid, Poverty, Politics, Health Insurance, Government
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rep. Matt Lori found himself in an unusual position when shepherding through a $15.3 billion health budget that pays for Medicaid, the health insurance program for the needy. The Republican chairman of the House health budget...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence defended his administration Thursday over criticism from Democratic lawmakers that they have imperiled Hoosiers' health care by failing to follow proper procedures on Medicaid. In a letter to state Democratic...
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA -- Consider how many separate claims would need to be filed to individual health care providers under the current Medicare payment system for the following case: A 75-year-old woman falls at home and is taken by ambulance to the hospital...
A look at the status of major legislation before the Indiana General Assembly this year: BIG-TICKET ITEMS — STATE SPENDING: The House approved a two-year, $30 billion budget that increases school spending by 2 percent the first year and 1...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — By turns, Indiana leaders have either chosen, begrudgingly, to work with Washington or fight it outright, and this year is no exception. Republican Gov. Mike Pence's fiery letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary...
Tags: Politics, Laws, Tea Party Movement, Family Planning, Government
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