Medicaid

    • Transcript: Health On The Hill - August 11, 2010

      President Obama has signed legislation into law that will give states an additional $16 billion in Medicaid funding. As House members left the Capitol to resume their August recess, some predicted that town hall meetings in their districts would focus more on job and the economy than health care, a change from the town halls of last August where health care was often a combative issue.

      (Story) Aug 11, 2010

    • Obama Signs Bill Giving States $16 Billion In Enhanced Medicaid Payments

      President Obama signed a bill Tuesday that gives states an extra $16 billion in extra Medicaid funds which some governors say will help close budget gaps and preserve. Republicans call the bill an unnecessary bailout.

      (Daily Report) Aug 11, 2010

    • States Consider How Best To Spend Extra Medicaid Funds

      In light of the $26 billion aid package passed by Congress Tuesday, states are considering their next steps.

      (Daily Report) Aug 11, 2010

    • Health On The Hill - August 11, 2010

      President Obama has signed legislation into law that will give states an additional $16 billion in Medicaid funding. As House members left the Capitol to resume their August recess, some predicted that town hall meetings in their districts would focus more on job and the economy than health care, a change from the town halls of last August where health care was often a combative issue.

      (Daily Report) Aug 11, 2010

    • First Edition: August 11, 2010

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that President Obama signed into law a $26 billion state aid package that includes $16 billion in federal Medicaid assistance.

      (Daily Report) Aug 11, 2010

    • House Approves State Aid Package, Including $16 Billion In Federal Medicaid Assistance

      House lawmakers interrupted their August recess to return to Washington today to consider the funding measure, which was approved last week by the Senate.

      (Daily Report) Aug 10, 2010

    • One in Five Americans Visited ER In 2007

      The New York Times reports that one in five Americans visited the emergency room in 2007, whether they were insured or not, according to data from the National Center for Health Statistics.

      (Daily Report) Aug 10, 2010

    • First Edition: August 10, 2010

      Early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including previews of today's House action on a state aid package that includes $16 billion of federal Medicaid assistance.

      (Daily Report) Aug 10, 2010

    • Dems 1 For 2 On Health Subsidies: House Poised To Vote On Extra Medicaid Funds But COBRA Help Likely Gone For Good

      House leaders are taking the unusual step this week of interrupting the August recess to call members back to consider state aid legislation that includes $16 billion in federal Medicaid assistance. The Senate approved this funding package last week.

      (Story) Aug 09, 2010

    • House Members Returning For Vote On Extra Medicaid Help

      House members, in the midst of their August recess, are taking the unusual step of returning to Washington Tuesday for a vote on $16 billion in enhanced Medicaid aid for cash-strapped states.

      (Daily Report) Aug 09, 2010