The outgoing director of the state social services department says his agency has managed to keep serving its core constituency despite declining resources.
One of the linchpins of the federal health care law passed last year is a requirement that each state establish an insurance exchange — a marketplace where individuals and small businesses can compare and buy private insurance plans.
Federal regulators Monday released proposed rules that will govern how states set up and run new marketplaces where individuals and small businesses can shop for health insurance.
A debt-busting deal on the scale that President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner had talked about would have all but guaranteed that people on Medicare would feel at least some of the pain.
Medicaid, a government health insurance program designed to help the poorest of the poor, is giving people unprecedented access to doctors and also improving their finances, a study co-authored by the Harvard School of Public Health has found.
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The federal health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), makes a number of changes to the Medicare program. These changes are discussed throughout the report.
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