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Stories with person: Sylvia Mathews Burwell
  • Scott headed to DC to negotiate for Florida hospital funds 
    Updated: May-05-15 4:35 pm

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release federal hospital funds, but he insists that he will not support expanding Medicaid insurance to more than 800,000 Floridians.

  • Group leaves Washington, but no Medicaid deal yet 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 8:32 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders said they were optimistic Wednesday after leaving a meeting in Washington with federal officials, but they're still without a deal or new flexibility to expand Medicaid in Utah.

  • Officials: More than 1,000 overdose deaths in 2014 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 3:32 pm

    BOSTON - State health officials say more than 1,000 people died as a result of opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year - an increase of 33 percent from 2012 and part of an ongoing spike in deaths blamed on prescription drug and heroin abuse.