May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Cary Feldman of Spearfish pleaded guilty last October after reaching a deal with prosecutors under which he received a suspended prison sentence, a short jail term and community service. He also was ordered to pay more than $363,000 in restitution to the government.
April 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic
‘We’re making it, but barely,’ says one administrator who explains that Medicaid reimbursements don’t cover costs of care. Continue Reading
April 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE An expansion of South Dakota’s Medicaid program to provide health insurance to thousands of additional low-income people would reduce the number of people unable to pay their bills for medical care, hospital executives said Tuesday.
April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) A task force appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard is starting a study of whether South Dakota should expand its Medicaid program to cover thousands of additional low-income people.
April 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK An estimated 20,500 North Dakotans will receive health insurance once Gov. Jack Dalrymple signs a bill passed Tuesday. Continue Reading
April 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Lawmakers on two Senate committees recommended passing the proposed Medicaid expansion program that would provide insurance coverage to an estimated 20,000 North Dakotans who are currently living without. Continue Reading
March 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Legislature’s budget-writing committee rejected a plan to expand the Medicaid program Friday after a state official said Gov. Dennis Daugaard is setting up a group to study whether the state should cover thousands of additional low-income people in the program.
February 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK A House committee recommends passing a bill that would expand North Dakota’s Medicaid coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act, but with a few strings attached. Continue Reading
February 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE A state government agency is seeking the Legislature’s authority to hire more technology personnel for two key missions.
February 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK A group of 23 insurance, medical, family and religious organizations have signed onto a pledge supporting the state’s expansion of Medicaid, and are calling on the Legislature to enact the federal program. Continue Reading