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As Sign-Up Season Ends Many American Remain UninsuredMost uninsured Americans are sitting on the sidelines as sign-up season under the federal health law comes to a close, according to a new poll that signals the nation's historic gains in coverage are slowing.
Texas Asks Supreme Court Not To Review Immigration Case Texas on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to review a lower court's decision blocking President Barack Obama's plan to spare millions of immigrants from deportation.
Crunch Time Again For Health Law; Tuesday Sign-Up DeadlineRising premiums and shaken faith among insurers have cast a cloud over sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law, and now it's crunch time again. Tuesday is the deadline for millions of uninsured to sign up in time for coverage to begin on January 1.
Survey: Big Growth In Medicaid Enrollees In Expansion StatesStates that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw enrollment increase on average by 18 percent during the first full year of expansion.
4-Year Sentence For Dallas Woman Who Posed As Hospice NurseA Dallas woman who used a stolen identity to pose as a registered nurse and allegedly treat nearly 250 hospice patients was sentenced to federal prison.
Could Texas Win Block Medicaid Grant From Feds?The White House's signature health care law is loathed by Texas' political leadership, and the idea of expanding Medicaid likely remains a non-starter when the Legislature reconvenes this month.
Arlington Doctor Gets 10 Years Jail For FraudA physician from Arlington was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a $3 million Medicare billing scam. He was convicted back in May.
Loophole Prevents Texas Workers' Comp Patients From Receiving MedicareThere may be a loophole that blocks anyone who has ever used workers' compensation in Texas from getting Medicare claims paid.
Perry Proposes Plan For Texas VA BacklogGov. Rick Perry was set to announce Thursday efforts to identify Texas hospitals that are willing to take more patients out of backlogged Veterans Affairs facilities.
Arlington Doctor Guilty Of Health Care FraudA physician from Arlington has been convicted of health care fraud in a $3 million billing scam for unnecessary home services since 2006. He now faces possible prison time.
Texas Health Care Enrollment Exceeds ForecastMore than 733,000 Texans have registered for health insurance through the federal marketplace, far exceeding earlier projections for the state.
Father & Son Get Prison For Medicare ScamA father and son from Grand Prairie were convicted last October of running a $1.4 million Medicare billing scam. They must now each serve more than a decade in prison.

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