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  • Correction: Illinois Medicaid-Overpayments story

    Correction: Illinois Medicaid-Overpayments story

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:54:02 GMT
    An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.
    In a story April 18 about Illinois Medicaid paying an estimated $12 million for services for people listed in state records as deceased, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state's contract with Maximus...
  • Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-04-22 00:03:02 GMT
    The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.
    Swan Lockett had high hopes that President Barack Obama's health overhaul would lead her family to an affordable insurance plan, but that hasn't happened.
  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    Saturday, April 19 2014 4:51 AM EDT2014-04-19 08:51:42 GMT
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
    Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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  • Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus

    Saudi Arabia reports 2 more deaths from MERS virus

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:15:01 GMT
    Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, and that 13 others have contracted the virus.
    Saudi Arabia's health ministry says two more patients who became infected with a Middle East virus related to SARS have died, and that 13 others have contracted the virus.
  • Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

    Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-04-24 09:14:59 GMT
    Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
    Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
  • Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

    Technology group to decide Cover Oregon's future

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-04-24 06:35:57 GMT
    A technology committee is poised to make a final recommendation for the future of Cover Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.
    After weeks of deliberation, a committee is poised to make a final recommendation Thursday on what to do with Oregon's botched health insurance exchange portal.
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