Virgil Dickson

Bureau Chief / Washington

Virgil Dickson reports from Washington on the federal regulatory agencies. His experience before joining Modern Healthcare in 2013 includes serving as the Washington-based correspondent for PRWeek and as an editor/reporter for FDA News. Dickson earned a bachelor's degree from DePaul University in 2007.

Maine joins the throng seeking Medicaid work requirements

April 26, 2017

Maine has become the latest state to seek to add a work requirement on Medicaid beneficiaries. There are now five states that are planning to, or have already asked, the Trump administration for the permission.

Docs will still get paid if government shuts down

April 25, 2017

Even if the federal government shuts down, doctors will continue to get paid to see Medicare or Medicaid patients. They will however face delays as they register to provide care under the programs.


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