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  1. Health Net Federal Services Adds to Veterans Hiring InitiativesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as "Part D"), Medicaid, U.S. Department of Defense, including TRICARE, and Veterans Affairs programs. Health Net also offers behavioral health, ...


  2. The Pseudoscience of Inflation: Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... all such spending paid for by consumers, as well as those paid for on behalf of consumers. (Mainly Medicare, Medicaid, and employer-provided insurance). In past studies , the weight and scope effects have accounted for similar shares of the ...


  3. Window for health coverage signup shorter this yearRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The News-Gazette

    ... year and how they can shop around in the new marketplace for plans, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "It's very important for you to go in and review the new plans that are available and check your income, and if your ...


  4. Wonkbook: The latest Obamacare surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... in The New York Times and ProPublica . Republican lawmakers in Florida and Texas snubbed the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion for adults, but their states did broaden the program this year -- for school-age children.... That little-known ...


  5. IUDs and future costsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    ... is to build a single payer system that can take into account both medical and social costs of decisions. Illinois Medicaid is rearranging their reimbursement and approval practices to make IUDs more available so that they can capture both medical ...


  6. Medicaid expansion is a key issue in Alabama's gubernatorial race: reader opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A major issue in this year's gubernatorial campaign will be whether the state should expand its Medicaid program to include families at 133 percent of the federal poverty line. Much has been written about expansion's economic impact, but equally compelling is the moral and faith implications in this Bible Belt state.


  7. State Quarterly Personal Income, 1st quarter 2011-2nd quarter 2014;...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MacroBlog

    ... annual totals of personal interest income - were revised from 1958 to 2000. Farm income and expense source data and Medicaid benefits source data, which are usually incorporated at this time, are unavailable. A complete presentation and discussion ...


  8. veEDIS Solves Challenges of Revenue Management in the Emergency...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... and times of medicines all having to be considered for every patient, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines. To address this challenge, veEDIS has developed the IV Calculator feature - which prompts for nursing ...


  9. One Of Those "Hard Choices" That Would Screw Low Wage WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... to delay the implementation of the rule. The Labor Department is also hearing from the National Association of Medicaid Directors who, along with the industry, would prefer not paying people under the new standards for another year and a half. ...


  10. Washington Post op-ed: Reverends like us should never oppose access to abortion or sex edRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... on others, and it is certainly not the place of a politician. Unfortunately, the Hyde Amendment, which denies Medicaid coverage of abortion care, is exactly that kind of policy. It has discriminated against low-income women since it was enacted 37 ...


  11. Is the Open Payments System Ready for Prime Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Health Data Management

    ... Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) placed in the Affordable Care Act. The database, built by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and used for months by manufacturers to report information and physicians to register, has had numerous problems with ...


  12. Stephanie Grace: Jindal leaves a health care messRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... legal procedures before making the changes. Jindal's staunch refusal to accept the Affordable Care Act's federal Medicaid expansion is leaving hundreds of thousands of his constituents without insurance and putting enormous pressure on hospitals ...


  13. Cancer Survivors Face Lasting Financial Struggles Long After Treatment Ends, New Study RevealsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... the Washington National Institute for Wellness Solutions. It was conducted in Respondents were excluded if they had Medicaid insurance at the time of treatment. Significant subsample differences were tested at the 95 percent confidence level. About ...


  14. Regions Largest Rummage Sale Returns to NJ October 3-5Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Digital Game Developer

    ... that all members of our community can benefit from important and innovative programs uncompensated by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance. With a 100 year history, over 400 volunteers dedicated to the sale and cause, and merchandise donations ...


  15. Better Access to Care for Wisconsin's Former, Current Medicaid RecipientsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    Governor Walker's decision to remove 62,776 people from Wisconsin's Medicaid program who earned more than 100 percent of the federal poverty level made them eligible for highly-subsidized private coverage in the health insurance exchange. According to Linda Gorman, a state health policy expert at the Colorado-based Independence Institute, "The major differences for the people who are eligible for federally subsidized coverage is that they are immediately eligible for premium subsidies and are no longer subject to the waiting lists created by Wisconsin's BadgerCare Plus enrollment caps."


  16. For immigrants and others without insurance, nonprofit OB-GYN clinic is a blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... Sept. 17, 2014. The clinic is focused on serving women who can't afford care and are not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid. When Maria Maldonado got pregnant with her first child in 2009, the hairdresser had no idea where to go for care. "I didn't ...


  17. Sick Time For All?: A Look At Mass. Ballot Question 4Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    ... girl and an 11-year-old boy. Cabrera works 32 hours a week for Dann; the total care hours are set by the state Medicaid program. An active union member, Cabrera makes $13.38 an hour. "I come in to work regardless of what my health is," Cabrera said. ...


  18. Tufts Health Plan places first in national insurance rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A national ranking of health plans has placed Tufts Health Plan at the top in both commercial and Medicaid markets, a first among all of the providers tracked in the annual survey.


  19. Maine Community Health Options moves to cover NHRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Maine Community Health Options announced its award of $67.6 million in additional financing from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to support its full statewide New Hampshire expansion. As a nonprofit, Member-directed Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan , MCHO is now able to bring its plan offerings to benefit consumers through all of New Hampshire in 2015.


  20. Groups urge Medicare to cover LDCT screening for adults at high risk for lung cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Medical News

    More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of Radiology and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, in urging Medicare to cover low dose computed tomography screening for beneficiaries at high risk for lung cancer. In a new joint letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services , the coalition, now including the American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network and the American Society of Clinical Oncology, outlined conditions under which Medicare should cover the exams; verified quality control measures to ensure safe, equitable care; and asked Medicare to support existing data registries and screening infrastructure.