Medicaid expansion in Wisconsin will cost taxpayers $600 million every year and drive up prices in the private sector as well. A family of four with private insurance, for example, can expect to see an increase in cost of as much as $700 per year.
Caresource Ohio and Caresource Management Group Co., the largest Medicaid plan in Ohio and second largest in the United States, each gave $10,000 to Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted for inauguration related events and transition expenses, according to the Ohio’s Secretary of State Office.
A watchdog group estimates recent audit of fraudulent Medicaid payments totaling nearly $2 billion “is really closer to $60 billion.”
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a suit against a Louisiana Planned Parenthood affiliate due, Justice Clarence Thomas argued in a dissent, to an unwillingness to go near the political third rail of abortion.
The Florida State Legislature earmarked $4.4 million in 2017 for Atlanta-based Equifax Workforce Solutions to verify salary and other eligibility information on Medicaid applications.
President Donald Trump put welfare reform front-and-center Tuesday evening, signing an executive order to begin a review of federal welfare programs to ensure that they promote helping dependents out of poverty.
At least 21,000 Americans have died waiting to enroll in Medicaid, thanks in part to the expansion of the government healthcare program under Obamacare, according to a recently released report from the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).
Medicaid costs for expansion enrollees increased 20 percent after two and a half years, according to a report from Avalere Health.