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AARP: States Lag In Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out Of Nursing Home

States are making tepid progress helping millions of elderly and disabled people on Medicaid avoid costly nursing home care by arranging home or community services for them instead.

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Grasping For The Middle Ground On Affordable Care Act

Hay, who specializes in health policy and economics, envisions an Obamacare replacement plan that would scrap health insurance exchanges such as Covered California, which sell subsidized private market plans.

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Seema Verma, pick for Medicare, Medicaid post faces tough questions

Her firm, SVC Inc., collected more than $6.6 million in consulting fees from the state of Indiana since 2011, records show.

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Trump’s pick to run Medicare and Medicaid has red state policy chops

Verma comes to the job with extensive Medicaid experience. Her consulting firm, SVC, Inc., worked closely with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to design Indiana’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

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The president-elect and the future of Medicare, Medicaid

The Nov. 8 election exit polls suggest that 53 percent of voters age 65+ voted for Trump, 8 percentage points higher than the 45 percent who said they voted for Hillary Clinton.

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As the for-profit world moves into an elder care program, some worry

Inside a senior center here, nestled along a bustling commercial strip, Vivian Malveaux scans her bingo card for a winning number. Her 81-year-old eyes are warm, lively and occasionally set adrift by the dementia plundering her mind.

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