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  1. Beam's smart toothbrush a prelude to insurance bizRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... and affordability of dental care." Beam is focusing on those without dental coverage. Private insurance and Medicaid covered 56 percent of dental spending in 2011, and 42 percent came from patients' pockets, according to a 2013 American Dental ...

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  2. Summaand#8217;s ACO earns performance payments for beating spending, quality targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Crain's Cleveland Business

    Summa Health System and a group of about 550 area doctors saved Medicare more than $10 million in expected medical costs last year by providing better coordinated care for patients. The hospital-physician partnership, NewHealth Collaborative, is getting back about $4.5 million of those savings, according to results released this week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services .

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  3. Jason Richwine 2 hours ago Imagine being told that real...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Review Online

    ... Survey, 67 percent of households headed by immigrant farm workers use some form of welfare , with a majority on Medicaid and food assistance. An estimated 78 percent of the children in those households live in or near poverty. New immigration ...

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  4. Why do poor kids get more cavities?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... incentives to dentists who establish practices in underserved populations. Research has demonstrated that increased Medicaid Fee for Service reimbursement rates to dentists significantly increases provider participation, thereby increasing treatment ...

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  5. Federal officials join investigations into Pasadenaa s Huntington HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    PASADENA >> A federal agency has joined city, county and state officials investigating Huntington Memorial Hospital after three patients contracted a bacterial infection in July. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, known as CMS, conducted an unscheduled audit of the hospital on Monday, which led to some surgeries being postponed, Huntington President and CEO Steve Ralph said in a statement Tuesday.

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  6. Hospital Group Takes Systemwide Approach to Antimicrobial StewardshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ASHP

    ... 2014 Report to the President on Combating Antibiotic Resistance, recommended that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), by the end of 2017, require hospitals to implement evidence-based antimicrobial stewardship programs in order to ...

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  7. More Than 11 Million Enrolled in ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... period or the last," the White House said. Most Americans get health insurance through an employer, Medicare or Medicaid. The exchanges were set up to allow otherwise uncovered people to buy private health insurance, many with hefty federal ...

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. The WilliesTWO White Guys in Suits? not for this AmericaRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... if not for programs such as Social Security, unemployment insurance, food stamps, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Medicaid. The bad news is that all of these programs are targeted for deep cuts by Republicans and conservative Democrats who are ...

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  10. Make My DayLOOK Everyone, I'M a DistractionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 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 ...

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  11. USA - Why do poor kids get more cavities?Read the original story

    Friday | UK Against Fluoridation

    ... incentives to dentists who establish practices in underserved populations. Research has demonstrated that increased Medicaid Fee for Service reimbursement rates to dentists significantly increases provider participation, thereby increasing treatment ...

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  12. The InaugurationFROM the Hudson to the Potomac, Courage and Hope for a Depressed NationRead the original story

    Friday | American Reporter

    ... to repair schools and other public buildings. Money is needed for increased food stamps, unemployment insurance and Medicaid benefits for those who are out of work. Our nation is at a crossroads. We can continue to follow down the path of the free ...

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  13. PYA Offers Complimentary CCJR Webina - Game OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PRWeb

    A complimentary webinar offered by healthcare consulting and accounting firm PYA will address questions surrounding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposal to mandate bundled payments through the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Program . The 45-minute webinar , "Get Ready for Game Day: Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement," takes place at 12 noon EDT on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

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  14. HCA Holdings (HCA) - Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings UpdatesRead the original story

    Friday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... earnings outlook. Half of HCA's volume is in Texas and Florida, but the company is also getting some lift from the Medicaid expansion and ACA, and its early look at 2Q:15 (final results due next Wednesday, 8/5/15) reflects continued upside. Same ...

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  15. 40,000 will be dropped from state coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Tribune

    ... problem with renewals first surfaced in May, when the Star Tribune reported that about 55,000 renewal cases in the Medicaid and MinnesotaCare programs had been held up due to technical problems between the MNsure system and a federal data hub. By ...

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  16. CMS Publishes Corrections to Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model Proposed RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    On August 25, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published technical and typographical corrections to its July 14, 2015 proposed rule to establish a Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model . As explained in greater detail in our Client Alert , this initiative would provide a bundled payment to hospitals in selected geographic areas for an episode of care for lower extremity joint replacement surgery, covering all services provided during the inpatient admission through 90 days post-discharge.

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  17. GAO will investigate Five-Star rating systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | McKnightsonline.com

    In a move sure to surprise many providers, the Government Accountability Office will investigate the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Five-Star Quality Rating System, according to a published report. Notice of the investigation appeared in a Bloomberg BNA article , following a request first reported by McKnight's from Sens. Robert Casey and Ron Wyden .

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  18. CMS extends nursing home improvement initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | McKnightsonline.com

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will extend its initiative to improve care in nursing facilities, the agency announced Thursday. CMS' Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations among Nursing Facility Residents will provide a new funding opportunity for organizations currently participating in the initiative to test the efficacy of a new payment model.

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  19. Nevada's ObamaCare Co-Op Will Close in 2017Read the original story

    Thursday | Drudge Retort

    Nevada Health CO-OP, a nonprofit insurer created by the Affordable Care Act and federally funded to offer health coverage through the Nevada Health Link marketplace, said Wednesday that it cannot make enough money to stay in business after Jan. 1. Co-op CEO Pam Egan said a second year of high claims costs and limited growth projections for enrollment made it "clear" the insurer would have a hard time providing "quality care at reasonable rates" in 2016. The nonprofit reported a $19.3 million operating loss in 2014, and a $3.5 million first-quarter loss through March, according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services records.

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  20. AK--Alaska News Coverage Advisory-Sunday, AKRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    ... in Alaska has ruled that a law further defining what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding is unconstitutional. Superior Court Judge John Suddock ordered that the state be blocked from implementing the law, ...

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