Medicaid Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Obama requests $1.8B in emergency funding to combat ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | New York Daily News

    ... establish rapid response teams. Another $250 million would be allocated specifically to Puerto Rico though extra Medicaid funding, while $200 million would go toward research and commercialization of new vaccines and diagnostic tests. The remainder, ...

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  2. Lower (blood) pressure during American Heart MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | NJ.com

    ... initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that aims to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes. As part of this commitment, the Hunterdon County YMCA ...

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  3. Committees to Examine Administration's HHS Budget Proposal,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | JD Supra

    ... 11. Also next week, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee is holding a February 10 hearing on the Medicaid and CHIP Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) formula, including a discussion of the "incentives and disincentives the ...

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  4. Colorado hospitals claim billions in community benefit programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Brush News-Tribune

    ... the hospital association calls "unpaid costs of patient care." Besides patients who don't pay, that includes "both Medicaid payment shortfall and Medicare allowable payment shortfall," said association spokeswoman Cara Welch. The association does ...

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  5. Christmas Charities Year Round offers medical equipment for free through unique programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... abundant within the Waste Not Program. Scott said one of their young clients needed a new wheelchair long before Medicaid could help. "You're only able to get medical equipment off Medicaid once every five years," Scott said. "So, he had already ...

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  6. One question could save thousands at the ERRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ... about it because he was so sick that he wasn't aware," his wife said. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, observation patients are simply a type of outpatient. Essentially, you're assigned observation status if you're not ...

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  7. Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... rapid response teams. About $250 million of assistance would be directed specifically to Puerto Rico though extra Medicaid funding. The island is in the midst of a fiscal crisis. And $200 million would go toward research and commercialization of new ...

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  8. White House Seeks Emergency Funds to Fight ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Roll Call

    ... creation of rapid-response teams and other efforts. Another $250 million would go to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to enhance health care services for at-risk or infected pregnant women in Puerto Rico, as well as children there who ...

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  9. White House Seeks $1.8 Billion for Zika Virus ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MSNBC

    ... get $1.48 billion, more than half of that for the CDC. The request would also give $250 million to Puerto Rico's Medicaid program to help pregnant women. Zika's already started spreading in Puerto Rico,a U.S. territory that gets some U.S. benefits ...

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  10. Robert J. Samuelson:Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Jewish World Review

    ... not yield huge savings. Drugs are only 10 percent of total health costs, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Similarly, insurance companies' profit and overhead represent about 6 percent of all health costs: equal to about ...

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  11. Kentucky leading the way in Medicaid expansion among neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | State Journal

    Kentucky is leading the way in Medicaid expansion when compared to neighboring Tennessee and Virginia, which didn't expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act, according to a Families USA teleconference Wednesday. "In 2014 with the expansion we saw the uninsured rate plummet.

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  12. Memorial, St Johna s Owed $76MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    ... $46.3 million from the State Employees' Group Health Insurance Program. The hospital also is owed $10.9 million in Medicaid bills. Chief Executive Officer Ed Curtis says the not-for-profit hospital isn't going to lay off any workers, freeze hiring ...

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  13. FY2016 Earnings Forecast for MAXIMUS, Inc. Issued By Jefferies GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Political

    ... and human services agencies. The Company is primarily focused on operating Government-sponsored programs, such as Medicaid, children's health insurance program (CHIP), health insurance exchanges and other health care reform initiatives, Medicare, ...

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  14. Some Dialysis Patients Give Medicare Failing Grade On Ambulance TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... and the volume of claims for those transports rose 20 percent between 2007 and 2011. So the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the part of HHS that oversees Medicare, announced it would require prior authorization for "repetitive, scheduled, ...

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  15. Home care industry workers in midst of big changes in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Post-gazette.com

    ... so an hour on the front lines of Pennsylvania's efforts to increase services in frail people's homes, which reduces Medicaid costs by minimizing the number of beneficiaries in costlier nursing facilities. At the same time, home care agencies are ...

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  16. Nearly 13 million have signed up for ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WJYI-AM Milwaukee

    ... insurers like UnitedHealth, Aetna Inc and Anthem Inc that sell these plans. Andy Slavitt, who runs the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services division of the health department, said that the enrollment numbers had surpassed the mid-point of its ...

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  17. New Public Dental Clinic Coming To Livingston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WHMI-FM Howell

    ... it. The partnership aims to address an unmet need in the community, as the clinic would serve county residents on Medicaid and those with low incomes without dental insurance. County Health Officer Diane McCormick says they knew the need was there ...

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  18. Doctors offer suggestions for electronic health recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... and search option drop-down menus similar to Internet search engines. "Earlier this month, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt said the agency is changing its culture to focus more on listening to physician ...

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  19. Rudy Rodriguez from Lyndhurst talks with Elisa Carrero of SRA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | NorthJersey.com

    ... 289,000. But the biggest growth in insurance coverage since President Obama's signature law took effect has been in Medicaid coverage for the poorest residents of New Jersey. NJ FamilyCare, as the program is known, now covers 428,000 more people - ...

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  20. Riverside closing behavioral health outpatient clinic in HamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... ederal block grant funds, as well as funding from the localities and third party payers, such as private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare.

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