Source: New York Times | California |
March 6, 2013
As the $85 billion in spending cuts slowly roll out nationwide, California officials are girding themselves for a blow not only to the state’s large military industry but also to its nascent economic recovery.
Public pension managers are gearing up for another battle against what they say would be costly -- and unnecessary -- accounting disclosure requirements being floated on Capitol Hill even as new disclosure rules take effect this summer.
Source: Wall Street Journal | Nation |
March 4, 2013
Federal officials said insurers that get a contract to offer a so-called multistate plan will have to adhere to most of the insurance laws in each state, but in some cases they would be allowed to use a federally approved package of benefits rather than replicating ones set for each state.
Source: The Connecticut Mirror | Connecticut |
March 4, 2013
The federal government has rejected the state's controversial request to tighten Medicaid eligibility, a change that had been expected to leave more than 13,000 poor adults without health care coverage.
GOP leaders in Texas are remaining firm about not doing the Medicaid expansion as designed in the Affordable Care Act, but are leaving the door open to work with the Obama administration if they are given more flexibility.
Source: Detroit Free Press | Michigan |
March 1, 2013
The framework of the Affordable Care Act is beginning to take shape in Michigan, as state legislators, some reluctantly, agreed to begin setting up the policies and processes needed to implement the sweeping national health care reform.
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