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192 Articles Matching "voters"

New Maine governor orders Medicaid expansion

Jan 04, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed an executive order on her first day in office to implement Maine's Medicaid expansion, which was overwhelmingly approved by the state's voters in...
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Viewpoints: Voters Weighed In With ‘Hands-Off’ Message About Medicare, Medicaid; Small Tweaks Won’t Help Health Care System

Dec 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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Target To Pay $3M To Address Allegations That It Had Been Automatically Refilling Medicaid Recipients’ Prescriptions

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Authorities say Target pharmacies knowingly and routinely enrolled MassHealth beneficiaries in the auto-refill program, then billed MassHealth. Meanwhile, in other Medicaid news, more conservative states are starting to explore expansion as it becomes popular among...
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Viewpoints: Voters Showed They Like The Health Law, So Make It Even Stronger; Lessons On Benefits Of Work Requirements For Medicaid

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Reading The Healthcare Tea Leaves In The 2018 Midterm Elections

Nov 30, 2018 , Forbes
The November elections left us with a lot to digest—it wasn’t the decisive “blue wave” that some were predicting, but the tea leaves did tell us some interesting things about what voters believe and value, particularly when it comes to...
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Medicare for All Lost Big Time in the Midterms

Nov 27, 2018 , Forbes
Medicare for All, the rallying cry for much of the far left, lost big time during the midterm elections. Voters outside liberal enclaves rejected candidates who touted their support for socialized...
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Maine governor ordered by judge to expand Medicaid

Nov 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A judge in Maine Wednesday ruled that outgoing Gov. Paul LePage must implement an expansion of Medicaid passed by voters last year. LePage's administration is ordered to comply by Dec....
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Medicaid Expansion Approved by Voters in Three Republican-Leaning States

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Medicaid Expansion Approved by Voters in Three Republican-Leaning StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Ignored As An Election Issue, Deaths From Medical Errors Have Researchers Alarmed

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
We learned Tuesday that health care is a big concern for voters, with exit polling from CNN, NBC and other major outlets showing 40 percent of Americans picked health care as their most important...
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California’s Top Lawyer Sees Election Win As Mandate To Sustain Trump Resistance

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Attorney General Xavier Becerra views his resounding Election Day win as a “clear signal” from voters to continue his work defending the Affordable Care Act and pushing back against the Trump...
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American Nurses Association Responds To Defeast OF Massachusetts Ballot Initiative On Nurse Staffing

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The following statement is attributable to Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), in response to the outcome of the Massachusetts ballot Initiative on nurse staffing. Voters rejected the measure, with 70% voting against and 30% voting in favor......
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Medicaid, Drug Prices Could See Big Election Impacts

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 7—On Tuesday, voters in three states approved expanding Medicaid eligibility to a total of more than 300,000 people....
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Health care topped the economy as the biggest issue for voters now, here's why

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Health care was the top issue for Americans voting in Tuesday's midterm...
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The environmental ballot measures that midterm voters backed or rejected

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Among the more than 150 statewide measures on ballots in Tuesday's midterm election were several related to climate change and the environment....
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Maine voters reject universal home care referendum

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The ballot measure would have hiked taxes to cover no-cost, at-home healthcare services for seniors and disabled people regardless of income...
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Utah Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
Utah voters Tuesday approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act via ballot initiative, overcoming years of Republican opposition by GOP state...
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Warren Buffett-owned DaVita jumps 10% after voters reject cap on dialysis revenue

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
DaVita shelled out $66.6 million of the more than $110 million spent by the industry lobbying against Proposition 8, which was defeated by California voters on...
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DaVita, Fresenius beat back costly dialysis measure in Calif.

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Dialysis giants DaVita and Fresenius won a hard-fought—and expensive—victory Tuesday night when California voters shot down Proposition 8. The measure sought to cap profits at dialysis...
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Blue House, Red Senate: What Now For American Healthcare?

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
As predicted, Republicans kept the Senate majority while Democrats wrested control of the House. This congressional split bodes poorly for the 71% of voters who labeled healthcare as “very important” in determining their...
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Health concerns drive voters to back Medicaid, weed and trans rights

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states had more than candidates to choose Tuesday. There were more than 150 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election and several involved health-related issues ranging from the taxes on feminine hygiene products to Medicaid expansion, to abortion access, and legalizing the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Based on the preliminary vote results, here's what some voters went for and what they rejected....
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