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  1. Courthouse security contract approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | People's Defender

    ... Job and Family Services. The Net Program is intended to assist individuals by providing transportation to scheduled Medicaid reimbursable appointments for Adams County residents, upon the recommendation of JFS Director Sue Fulton. Roll Call Vote: ...

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  2. Oracle files another lawsuit over Cover Oregon, demands $33MRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... over Cover Oregon, demanding millions in damages. It also sued Oracle to force it to continue hosting the state's Medicaid enrollment. A judge ruled yesterday Oracle must continue providing those services for another year, rather than walking away ...

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  3. How to fix your halthcare tax glitchRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    ... and overall. Ruth to the Rescue touched based with both the Treasury Department and the Center For Medicare and Medicaid services, which runs the Marketplace. The CMS shared the information below. Representatives at the Marketplace Call Center are ...

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  4. Fewer Americans burdened by medical billsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... other factors, a reduction in uninsured Americans and an increase in people with coverage through programs like Medicaid and the state Children's Health Insurance Program. The number of uninsured Americans under age 65 fell to almost 41 million in ...

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  5. Meet the cancer patient who could lose treatment thanks to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... exchanges, not to mention the politics. About 5 million people have their insurance in states that neither accepted Medicaid expansion or set up an exchange-those are the states most unlikely to bother to take care of the majority of those 5 million ...

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  6. Schumer: Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island Needs Federal...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

    February 26, 2015 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to quickly approve and release over $1 million in federal funds to the Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island , so that the organization can continue to operate. The Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island applied to New York State for $3.2 million in federal and state Medicaid funding via the Vital Access Provider program, which helps safety net health care providers that are financially struggling.

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  7. Ita s hard to help the middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... by five percentage points. But after adjusting for taxes and transfers, poverty rose by just a point. Programs like Medicaid and unemployment insurance were highly effective in stopping the sharp rise in unemployment from turning into a sharp rise ...

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  8. The Pathetic 'Talk Therapy' Of Janet YellenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... Upwards of 25% of personal income represents transfer payments including more than $1 trillion of Medicare, Medicaid and housing vouchers. Try paying sending you credit card bill to your Medicare carrier for reimbursement! More importantly, transfer ...

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  9. CMS Touts Success of ICD-10 End-to-End TestingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Health Data Management

    ... their practice is currently on track to meet the deadline. Here are other results. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced that providers, clearinghouses, and billing agencies for the most part successfully participated in the ...

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  10. If Supreme Court says no, they'd lose health insurance helpRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... time as a nursing assistant at a community health center, making slightly more than the cutoff to be eligible for Medicaid. Starting her second year of coverage under the health care law, she hasn't used her insurance much. Her biggest medical ...

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  11. North Carolina Medicaid claims lawsuit to face biggest hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A case that pits almost every Medicaid provider in North Carolina against the state government and its IT contractor will have arguably its most important hearing to date in April. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and the vendor it contracted with to build NCTracks, the Medicaid claims payment system, are facing a lawsuit that could incorporate 70,000 health care providers and finish with damages exceeding $100 million.

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  12. Warren Haven could sell for $16.7M, highest bid at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... able to remain in the facility, maintain the current ratio of private-pay patients and those who are on Medicare or Medicaid and have to have a good rating in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services quality rating system. Additionally, current ...

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  13. Cost concerns at center of debate over rare disease treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    ... employers are regulated by the federal government and are independent of state health insurance mandates. Medicaid, a state and federal taxpayer-funded insurance program, is also subject to the state mandates, said Hurst, who said the state has ...

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  14. Upcoming AIS Virtual Conference Will Explain What Is and Is Not...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Participants in the April 16 virtual conference, "Dual-Eligibles Initiatives: What's Working? What's Not? What's New?," will learn how to fine-tune strategies for Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligibles programs to achieve strong outcomes for duals-plan members and plans alike. Participants in the April 16 virtual conference, " Dual-Eligibles Initiatives: What's Working? What's Not? What's New? ," will learn how to fine-tune strategies for Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligibles programs to achieve strong outcomes for duals-plan members and plans alike.

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  15. CMS extends meaningful use 2014 reporting deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | American Medical Association

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Wednesday that physicians participating in the meaningful use electronic health record incentive and penalty program will now have until March 20 to attest to meaningful use for the 2014 reporting year. The previous deadline was Feb. 28. "CMS extended the deadline to allow providers extra time to submit their meaningful use data," the agency said in a news release.

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  16. Medicare Announces CT Lung Cancer Screen CoverageRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Feb. 26, 2015 - IRVING, Texas -- Irving, TX, February 15, 2015 - The Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced its final decision to provide coverage for computed topography lung cancer screenings for seniors at risk for developing the disease. With hundreds of thousands of people diagnosed with lung cancer every year, earlier, more effective diagnostic tools are imperative for saving lives.

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  17. Veterans and their families warned about pension fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    ... but don't disclose how those transactions impact the veteran's eligibility for other federal programs like Medicaid. "We need to get the word out that veterans should never pay for these services,'' said Joseph. "Free assistance is readily available ...

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  18. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... consistently receives the highest ratings for member and provider satisfaction and, is currently ranked the #1 Medicaid plan in Pennsylvania and 20th in the nation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Health Partners Plans is a ...

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  19. Help patients make better decisions about lung cancer screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    ... are underused, and the misalignment of incentives deserves some of the blame. Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new payment policy for lung cancer screening. Specifically, the new policy provides payment for an ...

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  20. Half a million C. diff infections and 15,000 deaths in 1 yearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... Work" campaign. Since 2013, the CDC have required all hospitals that are taking part in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program to report all C. diff information to their National Healthcare ...

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