Kaiser Health Information, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research corporation unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. Calif. Enrollment campaign centered on exchange at expenditure of Medicaid backlog The California Health Record examines the way the state's initiatives prioritized industry issues but fell short in handling Medicaid enrollment. In other Medicaid expansion news, the Arkansas director announces he's leaving and Maine's legislature cannot override the governor's veto. The California Health Record: State Officials Prioritized Insurance Exchange Over Enrollment System For The Poor Because they scrambled to open up the insurance gates to millions of Californians under the federal health regulation, state officials prioritized the open-marketplace enrollment program over one for low-income residents, according to state documents and officials.In the March 16 on-series edition of The Journal of Clinical Investigation, they survey the outcomes of a report that appeared at the usage of the medication in conjunction with Glatiramer acetate , a medication approved for treating MS. The results demonstrate, they say, that the medications worked synergistically, avoiding or diminishing paralysis in mice with experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis , a model disease that resembles multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis causes a number of neurological symptoms including lack of motor control, visual imbalance or loss. A primary indicator is short-term, recurring paralysis in the limbs, as happens in the mice. Copaxone may raise the immune system’s anti-inflammatory response, countering the discharge of pro-inflammatory cytokines, or chemical substances, unleashed when the disease fighting capability inadvertently turns against the brain’s nervous cells in MS.