Medicare / Medicaid

Southern Lawmakers Rethink Long-Standing Opposition to Medicaid Expansion

Alabama is one of 10 states that have refused to adopt the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid, the government health insurance program for people who are low-income or disabled. But lawmakers in Alabama and some other Southern states are reconsidering their opposition in light of strong public support for Medicaid expansion and pleas from […]

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Lawmakers Eye Partial Increase for Medicare Doctor Pay

Lawmakers are considering increasing doctors’ Medicare pay in an upcoming government funding package, but their policy would only partially offset cuts providers saw earlier this year, three lobbyists and two sources familiar with the talks told STAT. Physicians’ groups have agitated for Congress to undo a roughly 3.4% Medicare pay cut this year, resulting from

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Lawmakers Eye Partial Increase for Medicare Doctor Pay

Lawmakers are considering increasing doctors’ Medicare pay in an upcoming government funding package, but their policy would only partially offset cuts providers saw earlier this year, three lobbyists and two sources familiar with the talks told STAT. Physicians’ groups have agitated for Congress to undo a roughly 3.4% Medicare pay cut this year, resulting from

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