Medicaid

File photo of a doctor's equipment. (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Seattle Doctor Ordered To Pay Back $57,000

A federal judge in North Dakota has ordered a Seattle doctor accused of turning in phony Medicare claims to pay back nearly $57,000

CBS Seattle–07/02/2014

State officials say Oregon's troubled health care website is still not functional 7 months after its failed launch. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Moves To Dump Health Exchange Website 

State officials looking to dump troubled online health exchange and use the federal marketplace instead.

04/24/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Washington One Of Top States In Health Care Enrollment

During the first few months of health insurance enrollment in the new system, Washington state signed more people up for insurance than all but a handful of states.

1090 The Fan–01/13/2014

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Study: People Recently Enrolled In Medicaid Went To ER 40 Percent More Frequently Than Others

A new study has found that people enrolled recently in Medicaid went to the emergency room 40 percent more frequently than others, often seeking help for conditions that could be treated less expensively in a doctor’s office or an urgent care clinic.

01/02/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

State Sees Jump In Health Exchange Enrollees

Washington state officials say more people signed up for health insurance through the state’s health exchange in November.

12/12/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

CBS Seattle–11/18/2013

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Once A Leader, Oregon Exchange Struggles

With all the problems facing the rollout of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, nowhere is the situation worse or more surprising than in Oregon.

11/17/2013

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Alaska Governor Rejects Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Sean Parnell on Friday rejected calls to expand Medicaid in Alaska, citing cost concerns.

11/15/2013

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Montana’s $70 Million Medicaid Computer Project Behind Schedule

The rollout of an expensive, new computer program that will run complicated Montana Medicaid payments is behind schedule and has forced the lead contractor to seek an extension.

10/14/2013

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