New York State has reached an agreement with federal officials for a waiver allowing the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospitals and improve health care, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Charles Schumer said Thursday evening.
New York extended Monday’s deadline for purchasing health insurance to avoid a lapse in coverage on Jan. 1 by one day. New Yorkers now have until shortly before midnight on Tuesday to find a plan.
New numbers released by the government this week, suggest that the Affordable Care Act website is doing better and drawing in many people who are eligible for Medicaid.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
The Bergen County United Way has rallied support and special donations for a formerly homeless Good Samaritan from Hackensack, N.J. who was stripped of his benefits.
James Brady found $850 on a Hackensack sidewalk last April and turned it in to police. Brady was awarded the money six months later, when no one contacted police during the required six-month waiting period.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Gov. Cuomo’s attempt to rein in Medicaid spending allowed private operators to open adult daycare centers. Since then, the number of the Medicaid-funded centers in New York City has exploded.
The General Assembly’s Appropriations Committee was expected to approve a spending bill that keeps one of Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s most contentious proposed spending reductions, deep cuts in state aid to hospitals.
A cardiologist with offices in New York City and New Jersey carried out what federal authorities called the largest health care fraud ever recorded by a single practitioner in those states.
What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.
New Jersey’s governor gave his budget address on the heels of a poll showing he is more popular than ever. He pointed out he’s doing something federal lawmakers are not – reaching across the aisle to Democrats.
DA Charles Hynes kicked off the program by announcing the indictment of Dr. Naveed Ahmad of Brooklyn, who is accused of cheating Medicaid and Medicare of at least $500,000 and perhaps millions more, according to prosecutors.
WCBS 880′s Wayne Cabot asked factcheck.org researcher Eugene Kiley if it’s really possible, as Democrats prefer, to balance the books without cutting the big three entitlements – Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.