- Sen. Joe Manchin seeks to block new painkiller Updated: Mar-10-14 6:34 pm
- Senate passes Medicaid legislative approval bill Updated: Mar-06-14 6:53 pm
- Daugaard still hopes for partial Medicaid waiver Updated: Mar-06-14 4:51 pm
- Corbett shifts on Medicaid proposal's work search Updated: Mar-06-14 4:20 pm
- APNewsBreak: US agency to probe health exchanges Updated: Mar-05-14 10:16 pm
- Michelle Obama promotes health insurance in Fla. Updated: Mar-05-14 5:49 pm
- Health care agency passes $1 trillion milestone Updated: Mar-04-14 5:37 pm
- Northeast Kansas prosecutor launches US Senate bid Updated: Feb-28-14 5:29 pm
- Medicaid expansion support waning in Fla. Senate Updated: Feb-28-14 5:43 am
- SD gov. cautious about expanding Medicaid himself Updated: Feb-27-14 3:41 pm
- Gov. Patrick heading to Costa Rica for vacation Updated: Feb-25-14 3:06 am
- Poor Floridians fall into Medical expansion gap Updated: Feb-23-14 2:02 pm
- Gov. Patrick to attend governors' meeting in DC Updated: Feb-22-14 11:13 am
- Sebelius, Pence meet, talk Healthy Indiana Plan Updated: Feb-21-14 5:52 pm
- NJ asks US for flexibility on health grant Updated: Feb-20-14 6:44 pm
- Biden meets with Cabinet to discuss job training Updated: Feb-20-14 4:05 pm
- NY officials: Agreement for $8B Medicaid waiver Updated: Feb-13-14 8:41 pm
- US, 26 countries launch effort to fight outbreaks Updated: Feb-13-14 12:06 pm
- Most states lag in health insurance sign-ups Updated: Feb-13-14 7:57 am
- This session's abortion legislation about 'tweaks' Updated: Feb-09-14 1:47 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is calling on the government's top health official to overturn the approval of a powerful painkiller, arguing that the pill Zohydro could add to the national epidemic of prescription drug abuse.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Senate on Thursday voted to require Gov. Bill Haslam to secure legislative approval for any potential deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee despite the Republican governor's repeated assurances that he would first seek their OK for any arrangement.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday he still hopes federal officials will eventually decide to let the state expand its Medicaid program in a way that would provide medical services to fewer poor people than envisioned in the federal health overhaul.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Gov. Tom Corbett appeared ready Thursday to drop one of the most controversial conditions of his proposal to accept billions of federal Medicaid expansion dollars and extend taxpayer-subsidized insurance to hundreds of thousands of working poor in Pennsylvania.
The investigative arm of Congress on Wednesday agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country.
MIAMI - With just weeks left to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act, Michelle Obama zeroed in on recruiting the crucial young adult demographic during a visit to a Miami community health center Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's budget pushes the Health and Human Services budget over $1 trillion for the first time, reflecting an aging population adding to the Medicare rolls, as well as expanded coverage for younger people through the new health law.
TOPEKA, Kansas - A northeast Kansas prosecutor on Friday opened his campaign for the U.S. Senate by criticizing three-term Republican incumbent Pat Roberts as out of touch and "carrying the banner of the far right."
MIAMI - One of Medicaid expansion's biggest allies in the Florida Legislature is growing cold on the idea, which leaves the possibility of extending insurance to more than 1 million of the state's most vulnerable nearly dead in the water before the session begins.
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Thursday he would be reluctant to expand the state's Medicaid program without first getting the Legislature's agreement.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick is heading to Costa Rica for a vacation.
MIAMI - Roughly 1 million uninsured Floridians who repeatedly heard affordable health insurance was just around the corner for them thanks to President Barack Obama's new law are finding a harsh reality - they're too poor to qualify.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick is heading to Washington to participate in a two-day National Governors Association winter meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence has met with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to discuss his push to use the state's health savings accounts to expand Medicaid coverage in Indiana.
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's officials are pressing the federal government for permission to use an expiring $7.6 million health overhaul grant as the state sees fit.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden says proper job training can remove obstacles that have narrowed the middle class for the past 20 years.
ALBANY, New York - New York reached an agreement Thursday with federal officials for a waiver that would allow the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings that officials say will be used to support hospitals and improve health care.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. and 26 other countries began a new effort Thursday to prevent and fight outbreaks of dangerous infectious diseases before they spread around the globe.
WASHINGTON - Most states are still lagging when it comes to sign-ups under President Barack Obama's health care law, but an Associated Press analysis of numbers reported Wednesday finds a dozen high-achievers getting ahead of the game.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Abortion is a perpetual agenda item for the Kansas Legislature, and this session is no different. But instead of setting new policy, a measure slated for a House committee vote this week would make small changes to existing laws.