Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration had made deals involving the privatization of the state-run hospitals, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services informed the state on Friday that the deals do not meet federal Medicaid guidelines.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signed a bill into law on Thursday that bans insurance coverage of abortion for both state employees and anyone buying coverage on the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
The bishops urge repealing a section in the Code of Virginia that provides state funding for abortions in the Medicaid program in the event of a gross and totally incapacitating physical deformity or mental deficiency in a fetus.
A new survey reveals that 59 percent of Pennsylvanians want Republican Gov. Tom Corbett to accept federal funds to expand Medicaid.
Texas state Sen. Jane Nelson took to the editorial page of the Austin American-Statesman this week to tout “advances” in women’s health care under Republican leadership. But Nelson fudged the facts on her, and her party’s, anti-woman voting record.
The Georgia legislature overwhelmingly passed a ban on insurance coverage of abortion for many health plans in the state last week. Lawmakers also refused to expand Medicaid, fueling outraged protests.
Louisiana health officials appear to have cut funding for the state’s Medicaid program for pregnant women based on a typo on the Affordable Care Act website, Healthcare.gov.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett had hoped to make the state the first to tether job-search requirements to Medicaid eligibility.
Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called legislators back for a special session that will begin March 24. If a budget is not adopted by July 1, the state government will shut down.
The biggest disparity among Pennsylvania women with and without health insurance was found regarding access to Pap smears and mammograms.