States

    • Column: The End Of Pennsylvania's AdultBasic – Not A Sound Investment In The State's Future

      Pennsylvania has long been a laboratory for innovation in providing health coverage to the uninsured. But this legacy came crashing down earlier this year when 42,000 adultBasic enrollees lost their health insurance. The program's termination was explained as a "fiscal reality," but this fiscal decision is not a sound investment in the state's future.

      (Daily Report) Apr 12, 2011

    • State Roundup: Bitter Ad Battle Marks Debate On Vermont Health Plan

      Today's news includes reports from Texas, Minnesota, Louisiana and Vermont.

      (Daily Report) Apr 12, 2011

    • Does Supply-Side Economics Work In Tight State Budgets?

      As states wrestle with increasing health costs, there is concern about who is bearing the brunt of cuts, the Los Angeles Times reports. Meanwhile, setting up the health insurance marketplaces, called exchanges, is proving to be complicated.

      (Daily Report) Apr 12, 2011

    • First Edition: April 12, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including details of what made up the short-term budget deal's $38 billion in cuts and how President Obama's longer term budget vision may take shape.

      (Daily Report) Apr 12, 2011

    • The End Of Pennsylvania's AdultBasic - Not A Sound Investment In The State's Future

      Pennsylvania has long been a laboratory for innovation in providing health coverage to the uninsured. But this legacy came crashing down earlier this year when 42,000 adultBasic enrollees lost their health insurance. The program's termination was explained as a "fiscal reality," but this fiscal decision is not a sound investment in the state's future.

      (Column) Apr 11, 2011

    • Editorials, Columns Still Debating Ryan's Budget Plan

      A selection of viewpoints from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Apr 11, 2011

    • State Roundup: Texas Hospital Tax; IBM Challenges Vt. Single Payer

      Today's reports include articles from Massachusetts, Florida, Texas, New York, California, Minnesota, Connecticut, Colorado, Arizona, Georgia and Kansas.

      (Daily Report) Apr 11, 2011

    • The Politics Of Health Reform: Picking The Strategies

      In the political fight surrounding the health law, The Washington Post reports that "individual stories" have emerged as a weapon of choice for Democrats and supporters of the measure. Meanwhile, Northeast Democrats are this week using thank you notes to make a point. It's the fifth anniversary of the Massachusetts state health overhaul and these partisans are streaming their appreciation to GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as a reminder that this measure is one of the models for the federal law.

      (Daily Report) Apr 11, 2011

    • Medicaid News: Govs Split On Block Grants; Kansas Begins 'Makeover'

      Even as states try to move forward with a Medicaid makeovers, transforming this state-federal program into a block grant comes with complications.

      (Daily Report) Apr 11, 2011

    • First Edition: April 11, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about a new long-term budget vision President Barak Obama is poised to unveil this week. It will include everything from Medicare and Medicaid to tax hikes for the wealthy.

      (Daily Report) Apr 11, 2011