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  1. Dementia care, QAPI the focus of Dec. 1 provider callRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    Skilled nursing providers will have a rich agenda to soak up Dec. 1 when the MLN Connects National Provider Call features a doctor pointing out how to better manage high-risk medications and a pharmacist discussing drug regimen reviews and medication reconciliation. Experts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services also will give a progress update on the National Partnership and Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement .


  2. in Re: Whittier Health ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... a determination of the Department of Health determining that a patient of petitioner was ineligible for certain Medicaid benefits. After suffering an ankle injury, the individual relevant to this proceeding (hereinafter the patient) was admitted to ...


  3. On Native GroundPAUL Ryan's Budget: Out of Touch with AmericaRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... budget, with 193 no votes and six abstainers. This is a budget that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and cut Medicaid, and tell more than 9 million people who now have health insurance to get lost. In fact, according to the Center on Budget and ...


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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.


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. CMS Finalizes Stark Law AmendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | JD Supra

    On November 16, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule with comment period in the Federal Register at 80 Fed. Reg. 70,886, which includes a final rule to amend CMS regulations implementing and interpreting the Stark Law, 42 C.F.R. A 411.351 et seq.


  9. Study: Medicaid, CHIP score higher than private insurance on access...Read the original story

    Wednesday | ScienceBlogs

    Public health insurance programs often get a bad rap, despite a growing positive evidence base on their patient care, quality and outcomes. Earlier this month, another study emerged that found Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program not only outperform private insurance when it comes to children's preventive care, they can serve as a model of comprehensive children's coverage.


  10. Recent headlines not so good for Obamacare and American health care systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... is projected to taper off, and the majority of recently insured people have essentially just been pushed into Medicaid. The circumstances and results are so poor that insurance companies insist billions of dollars more are required just to meet the ...


  11. Drug With Controversial 4,000% Price Hike Will Be Sold Half-Off to Hospitals, Company SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBT-AM Charlotte

    ... says they have multiple programs so that patients are not priced out of buying the drug including working with Medicaid, federal and state discount drug programs and providing the drug free to uninsured patients who are at or below 500 percent of ...


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    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Advocate

    If, as Samuel Johnson averred, "a decent provision for the poor is the true test of civilization," Louisiana might now be ready to enter a less barbarous age. The imminent expansion of Medicaid, fiercely opposed by outgoing Gov. Bobby Jindal, will cover some 400,000 people currently unable to afford health insurance.


  13. Vital Images, Inc. Unveils New Lung Screening ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | GlobeNewswire

    ... increase survival rates (American Cancer Society, Inc. 2015). Recognizing this need, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) cover annual CT lung cancer screening of current or former smokers at high risk of lung cancer. Lung screening ...


  14. Gibbs: Hospital competition healthy for MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | News Journal

    Gibbs: Hospital competition healthy for Mansfield U.S. Rep. Gibbs spoke to the Mansfield Noon Optimists Wednesday - an annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition for the club. Check out this story on MANSFIELD - U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs said Wednesday his office has tried to help Avita Health System achieve equal Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement rates as those paid to OhioHealth facilities in Mansfield and Shelby.


  15. Kentucky receives settlement from Millennium HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | State Journal

    While the future of the Medicaid expansion in Kentucky will soon be in the hands of the new governor's administration, the attorney general's office announced Wednesday the state will recover money in a 48-state lawsuit settlement totaling $256 million with Millennium Health. Based in San Diego, Millennium Health, also known as Millennium Laboratories, settled based on allegations it billed federal health programs including Medicaid and Medicare for a large amount of unnecessary urine analysis drug tests while also providing free items to doctors for kickbacks in the testing business.


  16. Do It NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... to take charge of their health care and understand the plans and their coverage. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reports that California has more than 6.1 million Medicare beneficiaries - the most in the US - so the demand for ...


  17. Chaffetz Panel Wades Into Obamacare Healthcare Co-op CollapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | The Daily Caller

    Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform want to know why half of the 23 Obamacare health insurance co-ops have failed, and they are demanding documents from the Obama administration that may offer answers. and three subcommittee chairmen sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Nov. 20 demanding it turn over documents about the co-ops by December 4. CMS is part of the Department of Health and Human Services and manages Obamacare.


  18. Vital Signs: Increased Medicaid Prescriptions for Preexposure...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... syndrome (AIDS) as an epidemic in the state by 2020. Methods: Prescription data from the New York state Medicaid program from July 2012 through June 2015 were analyzed with an algorithm using medication and diagnoses codes to identify continuous use ...


  19. WellCare Health Plans Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    ... Plans, Inc. ( NYSE:WCG ) is a managed care company for government-sponsored health care coverage with a focus on Medicaid and Medicare programs. The Company offers a range of managed care health plans for families, children, and the aged, blind and ...


  20. Drug Helps Those With Tough-to-Treat SchizophreniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | WebMD

    ... don't benefit from other antipsychotic medications, a new study indicates. The finding, culled from an analysis of Medicaid data on more than 6,200 patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia , was published recently in the American Journal of ...