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Posts tagged with Medicaid

Dec. 6: Ending job piracy

Posted on December 6, 2016
On the heels of a popular deal to retain 1,000 jobs at an Indiana air-conditioning plant, there’s a lot that we still don’t know.
More than a half-million Louisianans have signed up for health coverage in the six years since the federal Affordable Care Act took effect

Nov. 16: Edwards thinks ACA here to stay

Posted on November 16, 2016
As rumors swirl that Bobby Jindal will be named the country’s health secretary, President-elect Donald Trump says he supports a core provision of Obamacare that prevents insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions: diseases like diabetes, asthma, cancer, and many more.

Nov. 4: Coverage gains outpace expectations

Posted on November 4, 2016
The Louisiana Department of Health updated its forecast for the Medicaid program this week, and there is mixed news...

Oct. 20: School investments down

Posted on October 20, 2016
State spending per K-12 public school student in Louisiana fell 3.6 percent between 2008 and the 2017 fiscal year, after adjusting for inflation.
Three years after the Louisiana Legislature voted to require more information about the cost and benefits of the state’s various tax break programs, a new report finds that state agencies are doing a poor job of complying with the law.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Posted on February 11, 2016
"Unimaginable" cuts; Time to kill SAVE; History repeats itself; and Losing the lottery

Tuesday January 19, 2016

Posted on January 19, 2016
Fixing the budget will require new revenue; Medicaid expansion a “godsend” for workers; Obama legacy includes stronger safety net; Nursing home amendment complicates budget

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