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Medicaid Patients Again Allowed To Use Planned Parenthood

INDIANAPOLIS (www.incnow.tv) - A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Medicaid patients in Indiana and Kentucky are permitted to use Planned Parenthood as a health care provider. Full story

Magellan Health slumps as analyst lowers rating

Shares of Magellan Health Services Inc. fell back from their highest price since 2004 Tuesday after an analyst downgraded the shares due to expected contract losses. Full story

U.S. bans new home health, ambulance providers in three regions

(Reuters) - The U.S. government on Friday said it would temporarily ban new home health providers and ambulance suppliers from enrolling in Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program in three areas of the country, citing the risk of fraud. Full story

Feds ban some Medicare providers in crackdown

For the first time in history, federal health officials said Friday they will ban certain types of Medicare and Medicaid providers in three high-fraud cities from enrolling in the taxpayer-funded programs for the poor as part of an effort to prevent scams. Full story

Feds say it's not too late for Medicaid expansion

The Obama administration reminded Florida lawmakers Wednesday that it's not too late to expand Medicaid to more than 1 million residents in the state. Full story

La. governor's ex-counsel draws in state contracts

A law firm run by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's former executive counsel has received more than $1.1 million in no-bid contract work from Jindal appointees and state agencies since leaving the governor's office and is becoming a fixture in high-profile legal battles for the Republican administration Full story

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  Are Republicans afraid Obamacare will succeed?

The missing man in the debate over Obamacare emerges: President Obama. Not only does he have a strong case to make, now there's evidence it's cutting prices across the country. The Huffington Post’s Sam Stein and Nia Malika-Henderson from The Washington Post join Chris Matthews.

  How FISA spy court makes its own law in secret

Elizabeth Goitein, co-director of the Liberty & National Security Program at NYU Law School's Brennan Center for Justice, talks with Ezra Klein about how the FISA Court process effectively creates secret laws outside of the legislative process though its interpretation of what Congress has passed.

  Need for increased access to medical care acute in New Orleans

New Orleans residents who are black are more likely to have chronic health conditions than residents who are white. Dr. Denese Shervington, CEO of the Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies, Dr. Aletha Maybank, co-founder of the Artemis Medical Society, Tonya Lewis Lee, founder of"HealthyYouNow.com

  Understanding the Medicaid expansion

Expanded Medicaid would cover about half of the 30 million people who could be helped by the law. Chris Hayes' panel continues the discussion.

  Free health care clinic serves the underserved

Nicole Lamoureux of the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics joins Rev. Sharpton along with a volunteer, Dr. Craig Dietz and Nigel Brown of Covance, to share the stories of some of the hundreds of patients who received free health care today in New Orleans.

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Arizona Governor Brewer speaks after signing an expansion of the state's Medicaid program into law, at the Arizona State Capitol
Arizona Governor Brewer speaks after signing an expansion of the state's Medicaid program into law, at the Arizona State Capitol

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer speaks to reporters after signing an expansion of the state's Medicaid program into law, at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix June 17, 2013. Brewer signed a law on Monday to expand Medicaid, embracing a key part of Democratic President Barack Obama's healthcare plan in

Arizona Governor Brewer signs an expansion of the state's Medicaid program into law, at the Arizona State Capitol
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Maria Romero talks with a reporter at Legacy Clinic Southwest, Oct. 26, 2012 in Houston. Romero gambled on staying healthy when she lost Medicaid coverage after her son Christian, now 7, was born and ended up paying emergency room bills out of her pocket.