What Deficit? Gov. Cuomo To Work Some Fiscal Magic In $178B New York State BudgetThe state has a $6 billion shortfall, but the governor has a plan to fix that problem too.
Cuomo: Plan To Cut Medicare Contributions From Counties Amounts To 'War On New York'Gov. Andrew Cuomo lashed out at congressional Republicans Tuesday, saying they have ``declared war on New York'' with a plan to cut off Medicaid contributions from local counties.
Democrats Seek Reversal Of Ban On Federal Abortion FundingThe law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress, emerging as an election issue in the national debate over the procedure.
De Blasio Vows To Fight Proposed Medicaid, CUNY Funding Cuts In Cuomo's Budget PlanLawmakers will soon begin work on the state budget, which they hope to pass before the start of the fiscal year on April 1.
Audit: More Than 300 Dead People Enrolled In NY's Health ExchangeFlaws in the eligibility process also resulted in NY enrolling 21 deceased for Medicaid and continuing coverage for 333 others who died.
Cuomo, Other NYS Officials To Head To Puerto Rico, Assist With Medicaid ReformsNew York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials will be heading off to Puerto Rico Monday, as part of an effort to assist the commonwealth in reforming its Medicaid system.
87-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Mistakenly Declared Dead Gets Benefits BackA Brooklyn woman who said she lost all her health benefits because she was declared dead has gotten her benefits back, CBS2 has learned.
Brooklyn Woman Mistakenly Declared Dead, Has Medicaid Cut OffA Brooklyn woman said she got a disturbing letter – saying she just lost all her health benefits because she was declared dead.
Brooklyn DA: Medicaid Fraud Ring Lured Poor Customers With Free SneakersThompson said recruiters would stake out homeless shelters, soup kitchens and welfare offices searching for people with Medicaid cards.
Gov. Christie Extols Benefits Of Medicaid Expansion At Town HallNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is touting the budgetary benefits of Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Services At Clinic Linked To Joan Rivers Will No Longer Be Medicare- Or Medicaid-EligibleMedicare and Medicaid have decided to cut off the clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest before she died last year.
NYC Accused By Feds Of Ripping Off Medicaid With False ClaimsThe federal government has filed a lawsuit against New York City, alleging that the city ripped off Medicaid for millions of dollars by submitting tens of thousands of false claims.
21 Bills Introduced To Fight New Jersey Heroin Use, AddictionNew Jersey lawmakers are stepping up to try and fight the heroin epidemic.
N.J. Authorities Bust Alleged Kickback Scheme To Doctors Who Referred PatientsThirteen people have been arrested, in what New Jersey authorities said was a scheme to pay illegal kickbacks to doctors in exchange for patient referrals.
NYS Comptroller Report: State Choking On $1.3 Billion In Annual Asthma-Related CostsThe study by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli found that Medicaid costs related to asthma were $532 million in 2013, an increase of more than 26 percent over five years.