Medicaid

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

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonald, left, and Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant leave the White House after a meeting of the National Governors Association with President Barack Obama on Feb. 27, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Mississippi Governor Pushing Welfare Drug Testing

Republican Phil Bryant is starting his third year as Mississippi governor, and he says he wants to make public safety the top focus of the 2014 legislative session, which begins at noon Tuesday.

01/02/2014

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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.

11/18/2013

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Perry: Obama ‘Cavalierly Instructing States To Ignore Federal Law’

Gov. Rick Perry is predictably panning President Barack Obama’s reversing course and calling for canceled health insurance policies to be reinstated under the new health law.

11/15/2013

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Gov. Perry: ‘Texans Aren’t The Reason Obamacare Is Crumbling’

Gov. Rick Perry says President Barack Obama came to Texas to try and keep the nation’s new health care law from collapsing under its own weight.

11/07/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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After Medicaid Heckling, Perry Meets With Protesters

Hecklers demanding that Texas expand the Medicaid program under the White House-backed health care law repeatedly interrupted a speech by Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, then descended on his office for a meeting to keep pressing their case.

05/22/2013

Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 14, 2013 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: Medicaid Under Obama’s Health Care Law Will ‘Bankrupt’ Texas

Texas’ top Republicans guns, Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, are teaming up to again oppose expanding Medicaid services in their state.

04/01/2013

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George P. Bush To Make First Speech As Candidate

George Prescott Bush is expected to make his first public speech as a political candidate in Texas.

03/22/2013

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Perry Standing Pat On Medicaid Expansion

If Gov. Rick Perry is feeling pressure to expand health care coverage to more than 1.5 million people under Medicaid, he sure isn’t showing it.

03/02/2013

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