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Jeffrey Young

Montana Legislature Votes To Expand Medicaid Under Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Montana is on track to join 28 states and the District of Columbia by expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income people. Democrats i...

Jeffrey Young

GOP Governor Expands Medicaid Under Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday became the latest Republican governor to accept an expansion of Medicaid to cover more poor residents under the Aff...

Jeffrey Young

5 New GOP Governors Could Undercut Medicaid Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

The Republican wave at the polls Tuesday didn't just give the GOP more power to obstruct Obamacare in Congress and block Medicaid expansion in more th...

Sam Stein

This Election IS About Obamacare For These Uninsured People

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last few years of Tarika Collins’ life have been a series of horrendous medical complications. Four separate car accidents in 201...

Jeffrey Young

More Proof That Anti-Obamacare States Desperately Need Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business

In a lot of big urban areas where a large share of residents lack health insurance, help isn't on the way. Seven of the 11 large metro areas where ...

Jeffrey Young

Why Obamacare May Have Trouble Signing Up As Many Uninsured Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 08.14.2014 | Business

Obamacare made huge strides in extending health coverage to millions of uninsured people in its first year. Keeping up that momentum could be challeng...

Jeffrey Young

In States That Didn't Expand Medicaid, Obamacare's Not Reaching The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.10.2014 | Business

Twenty-five states didn't take up the Obamacare Medicaid expansion at the beginning of this year, and the results speak for themselves: A new survey s...

Obama Is Frustrated With States That Chose Not To Expand Medicaid Out Of 'Political Spite'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama expressed his frustration with states that chose not to expand Medicaid "for no other reason than political spite" against him,...

Another Sign Obamacare Is Working

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.04.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three million Americans signed up for Medicaid under President Barack Obama's new health care law as of the end of February, the a...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Progressives Hit GOP For Rejecting Medicaid Expansion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- MoveOn.org, the progressive advocacy group, launched an ad campaign Monday targeting the Republican governors who have yet to embrace Ob...

State's GOP Senate Kills Medicaid Expansion For 300,000

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri Senate voted 23-9 along party lines Wednesday to kill legislation expanding Medicaid eligibility to roughly 300,000...

Sam Stein

Latest Obamacare Horror Provision Was Championed By ALEC

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new catalyst for angst over President Barack Obama's health care law is a provision that allows states to recoup the cost of long-term...

Government Health Programs Save Everyone Money: Study

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.30.2013 | Business

More and more it seems that, when the government subsidizes health insurance, patients' share of health care costs go down. The latest evidence: In...

The 1 Obamacare Policy 'Exceeding Expectations'

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The underdog of government health care programs is emerging as the rare early success story of President Barack Obama's technologi...

Simon McCormack

Obamacare Could Mean Fewer People Behind Bars

HuffingtonPost.com | Simon McCormack | Posted 10.24.2013 | Crime

Critics of President Barack Obama's health care reform law have labeled it a nightmarish example of government overreach at the public's expense. News...

Jan Brewer Wins First Victory In Medicaid Standoff With Republicans

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Citing frustration over a lengthy stalemate with Gov. Jan Brewer (R) and a lack of support for his alternative, Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin (R) s...

Jeffrey Young

GOP Infighting In Key States Imperils Health Care For The Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

Conservative Republican governors Jan Brewer of Arizona, Rick Scott of Florida and John Kasich of Ohio are battling with their own party members over ...

To Expand or Not to Expand: Governors Decide Medicaid Fate

Brad Burd | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Brad Burd

The argument could be made that states with higher rates of uninsured residents have more to gain by expanding Medicaid. Is this having any influence on the decision making process?

Obamacare Provision Could Make Things Awkward For GOP Governors

Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Governors who reject health insurance for the poor under the federal health care ov...

Jeffrey Young

The Road Forward: Obama Legacy Tied To Health Care Reform Law That Bears His Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 01.22.2013 | Business

In his first term, President Barack Obama made history. Now he has to make good. In 2010, Obama bested Theodore Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Richard...