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  1. My Current Price Target On Gilead SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... starts a larger than anticipated shift in payer mix to more highly discounted payer segment such as PHF, FFS, Medicaid and the VA. The commercial launches of Sovaldi and Harvoni in Japan the potential adoption in Europe of additional pricing ...

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  2. Jindal Cuts Off PParenthood $$$Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has canceled a contract that provides Planned Parenthood with state Medicaid funds. Medicaid, the joint federal and state health insurance program for the poor, represents a major source of the group's government funding, at about 75 percent nationwide.

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  3. Not-For-Profit Hospitals May Not Trump For-Profits in Providing Uncompensated CareRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... 11 percent of operating costs. Hospitals that had trauma center status, an emergency department and cared for more Medicaid, uninsured and minority patients were more likely to provide more generous charity care. "While all not-for-profit hospitals ...

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  4. CMS Proposed Stark Law RevisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    On July 15, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published proposed revisions to the regulations implementing the physician self-referral law, or Stark Law. The Stark Law is a key regulatory scheme in the healthcare industry that governs relationships between physicians and the providers to whom they refer certain designated health services.

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  5. New Minnesota managed care contracts mean 475,000 must switch plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    ... options in many counties. Minnesota hires HMOs and county-based purchasing organizations to managed care in the Medicaid and MinnesotaCare public health insurance programs. Medicaid provides coverage for people at or below the poverty level, and is ...

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  6. Tips for Healthy LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KTNA

    ... t how a patient advocate can help with applications for the sliding scale and, looking ahead to upcoming changes in Medicaid, those applications.

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  7. Tenet Reports Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... benefit from declines in uninsured and charity volumes. In the six states in which we operate that expanded their Medicaid programs, same-hospital uninsured plus charity admissions declined by 639 admissions, or 31.5 percent, and Medicaid admissions ...

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  8. Beginning to evaluate the ACA: Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... aspects of the act. For me, the most gut-wrenching question has been whether or not a state should decide to expand Medicaid. About half the states in the nation expanded. The obvious benefit to expansion is that federal money would come pouring ...

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  9. 'Understanding Medicare' Presentation to be Held Sep. 15Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... Citizens, HiCap with financial assistance, in whole or in part, through a grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services , the federal Medicare agency. To reserve a seat and for more information about the "Understanding Medicare seminar, ...

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  10. Study finds no benefit in adding third drug to therapy for older patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Using data from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry ACTION Registry-GWTG linked with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data, researchers examined records between January 2007 and December 2010 from nearly 5,000 patients 65 years or ...

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  11. The War on Planned Parenthood Is Also an Assault on Poor Women of ColorRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    ... it for birth control, health counseling, and cervical cancer and HIV screening (Title X funds, along with federal Medicaid, are restricted to non-abortion services ). In 2013, according to Guttmacher Institute , "the contraceptive services provided ...

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  12. My Current Price Target On Gilead SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... starts a larger than anticipated shift in payer mix to more highly discounted payer segment such as PHF, FFS, Medicaid and the VA. The commercial launches of Sovaldi and Harvoni in Japan the potential adoption in Europe of additional pricing ...

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  13. Medicare and Medicaid: Achieving Health Equity In America | CommentaryRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Roll Call

    Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare and Medicaid programs into law, bridging the health insurance gap faced by many older and low-income Americans struggling to afford coverage. For African-Americans, a population that has historically suffered disproportionately from adverse health conditions, these programs have been vital in expanding access to care.

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  14. Scott wants Medicaid insurance, hospital contracts examinedRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is targeting health insurers participating in the state's Medicaid program, accusing them of negotiating hospital rates that are too high. Scott instructed state health officials Monday to examine hospital contracts, warning that contracts over 120 percent of the Medicaid cap will be subject to an "immediate corrective action plan" that includes possible termination.

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  15. Alabama Senate committee to consider plan for BP oil spill moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... the General Fund. Orr's bill would also apply the money to pay obligations to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Orr's bill calls for the remaining BP money to go into a new trust fund, or, if no such fund is established, to the ...

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  16. Obamacare Enrollees Not SatisfiedRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... their plans. That compares with 42 percent satisfaction from people with employer-sponsored plans, 48 percent with Medicaid and 58 percent with Medicare/The Hill. More here.

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  17. Obamacare enrollees less satisfied than people with other types of coverage: surveyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Less than a third of Obamacare exchange customers are satisfied with their plans, according to a survey released Monday that finds enrollees in the signature heath overhaul are less happy than those covered through government programs or their jobs. Researchers at Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, a research arm of the consulting firm, said cost is a key driver in their findings, which say 30 percent of exchange customers are satisfied with their plans, compared to nearly half of those on the Medicaid program for the poor, 58 percent on Medicare for seniors and the disabled and 42 percent with coverage from their jobs.

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  18. Feds: More scrutiny needed of nursing home errors involving blood thinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The federal government is asking health inspectors nationwide to be on the lookout for errors by nursing homes in managing the blood thinner Coumadin, including those that lead to patient hospitalizations and deaths. In a memo sent last month to state health departments, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cited a report by ProPublica and The Washington Post that focused on the harm caused by homes' failure to manage the drug.

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  19. Senate kicks off 2016 War on Women with a vote to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... for more than a decade now. The big challenge they've got is that defunding Planned Parenthood means taking away Medicaid funding for it. Funding, by the way, that cannot be used for abortions. About 75 percent of the organization's funding comes ...

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  20. Long-Term Care: The Retirement Family's Wolf in Sheep's ClothingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Switched

    ... "custodial care," and private health insurance rarely pays any of the cost of long-term care. In the U.S. today, Medicaid -- the federal-state insurance program for low-income Americans -- pays for some of the long-term care. Some people also may be ...

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