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  1. Calendar of EventsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Star News Group

    Family resource network will be in the library to assist residents with information and completing health insurance applications such as medicate, Medicaid, and The Affordable Care Act. Call 800-355-0271 to schedule an appointment.


  2. On Native GroundTHE Return of Voodoo EconomicsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | American Reporter

    ... According to an analysis by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, the Ryan plan would: Eliminate Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program and replace them with vouchers to defray the cost of private health insurance. ...


  3. Senate Republicans Believe They Can Pass Obamacare RepealRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    Senate Republicans were moving ahead Monday night with a bill to repeal a key provision of Obamacare, believing they can get 51 votes, The Hill reports. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced an amendment to a House-passed bill that would phase out Medicaid expansion over a two-year period in hopes of gaining the support of conservatives.


  4. CMS seeks comment on two-midnight rule following court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is seeking input on a section of its two-midnight policy that would cut inpatient payments to hospitals, after a judge ruled the cuts need to be better justified. CMS' request for comment follows a September ruling by a federal judge that required the Department of Health and Human Services to reopen a portion of the two-midnight rule that would cut 0.2% from hospital inpatient payments.


  5. Regulatory inaction persists despite 'Wild West' of medical testing - Mon, 30 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... we all agree," Karen Dyer, director of the division of laboratory services for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees clinical laboratory testing, said at the meeting. A director with the U.S. Food and Drug ...


  6. Republicans considering Medicaid repealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    Senate Republicans are considering striking at Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, in part to convince a trio of conservatives to support an underlying bill that would repeal major parts of the president's healthcare law. Congressional aides say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will present a revised version of a bill repealing some parts of President Obama's healthcare law to Republicans in hopes of winning over Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Marco Rubio of Florida and Mike Lee of Utah.


  7. Connecticut hospitals move near possible lawsuit over taxRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... increased over the last decade while hospitals are seeing fewer patients without coverage due to the expansion of Medicaid eligibility and the Affordable Care Act. The association's move toward possible legal action comes as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ...


  8. Manatt on Medicaid: Kentucky Update - Outgoing Governor Beshear...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In an impassioned speech on November 13, 2015, outgoing Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear made the case for why Governor-elect Matt Bevin should continue the healthcare reforms enacted in Kentucky under the Affordable Care Act . Under Governor Beshear's leadership, Kentucky has received national recognition for dramatic reductions in its uninsured rate resulting from Medicaid expansion and implementation of Kynect, one of the most successful State-Based Marketplaces in the country.


  9. Thomas Parker to Guide FHCA Medicaid PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    Florida Health Care Association today announced that veteran state Medicaid administrator Thomas H. Parker has joined the FHCA team as Director of Reimbursement. In this key position, Parker will be responsible for the association's strategy and policy positions regarding the all-important subject of Medicaid reimbursement.


  10. Board chairman for TAPS Public Transit resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... Earlier this month the Texas Health and Human Services Commission canceled its three-year multi-million dollar Medicaid contract with TAPS. Its Office of Inspector General also confirmed it was investigating possible fraud related to its contract ...


  11. On Native GroundCBO Says Obamacare is not a "Job Killer" - Will Anyone Listen?Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... demand for goods and services over the next few years because the people who will benefit from the expansion of Medicaid and from access to the exchange subsidies are predominantly in lower-income households and thus are likely to spend a ...


  12. On Native GroundTHE Debt Ceiling Two-Step: Wanna Dance?Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.


  13. On Native GroundWHAT Did the 'Fiscal Cliff' Actually Accomplish?Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... as they did in 2011 during the last debt ceiling vote, to force cuts in spending for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Two months from now, even with a slightly better Congress, we will have an even worse fight on our hands. There are other ...


  14. WatchdogRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2012 | Lakeland Times

    ... improves overall quality while dramatically reducing health-care costs and eliminating skyrocketing Medicare and Medicaid bills, all the while preserving patients' choice and marketplace competition? The term has been floating around the Internet ...


  15. On Native GroundOBAMA Surrenders Again to the RepublicansRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... budget. The Republicans in Congress want to lower taxes for individuals and corporations, privatize Medicare, turn Medicaid over to states to administer, and pretty much gut the social safety net. They aren't going to budge from that plan, and why ...


  16. Supervisors talk Medicaid privatizationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County supervisors approved a letter to be sent to the Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services requesting that the state modify its impending Medicaid privatization plan slated to begin Jan. 1. The letter is intended to request a delay in the process of the state turning over its $4.2 billion Medicaid budget to four managed care organizations, which are Amerigroup Iowa Inc., AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa Inc., UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley Inc. and WellCare of Iowa Inc. Schmitz said the letter was also intended to ensure that there are enough providers and enough access for those receiving services.


  17. Avamere and Mundelein's Medline ink dealRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... education courses to help clinicians perform at their very best. Recent data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services suggests that nearly 2,700 hospitals will be penalized for hospitals readmissions in fiscal 2016. Through this prime ...


  18. Senate GOP to meet, discuss ObamaCare repealRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... to oppose the House bill because it does not go far enough. The House package leaves ObamaCare's expansion of Medicaid in place, and also leaves intact hundreds of billions of dollars in new taxes as wells as an expensive subsidy program for people ...


  19. New ways NY plans to fight AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... individuals reduce their risk of becoming infected.The drug has become three times more available among Medicaid enrolles than it was a year ago, Cuomo said. "Taken together these policies and initiatives ensure that New Yorkers with HIV and those ...


  20. St. Luke's Home Health named elite top agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... National Research Corporation uses publicly available data from Home Health Compare and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services cost reports to create the HomeCare Elite List of agencies. Five domains of performance wereanalyzed ? quality of ...