Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Medicaid. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 34,820 in Medicaid

  1. What's behind uptick in growth of spending on physiciansRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2013 | American Medical Association

    ... spending totaled $2.7 trillion in 2011, according to the latest statistics available to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for its report, which appeared in the January . That amount represented a 3.9% increase from the previous year and a ...


  2. Organized medicine urges CMS to halt ICD-10 switchRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2013 | American Medical Association

    ... AMA and about 80 specialty and state physician organizations wrote in the letter to acting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner. "Stopping the implementation of ICD-10 is a critical, necessary step for removing ...


  3. Doctors gain small foothold in CO-OP insurance before funding stopsRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2012 | American Medical Association

    ... in terms of sponsorship. At least two other physician-sponsored CO-OPs had applied to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services by the end of 2012, but neither will come to fruition due to the latest round of funding cuts, Rust said. Another ...


  4. News, Sports, Jobs, Community InformationRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... players." In West Virginia, approximately 10 percent of residents now receive their health coverage through Medicaid. Earley said hospitals are reporting the majority of patient revenue often comes from government programs. Someone pays for that. ...


  5. My Turn: Medicaid expansion key to treating mental illness, addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    The New Hampshire Health Protection Program, which now provides access to health care to more than 47,000 people in our state, will sunset later this year unless the Legislature enacts a bill to reauthorize it. The program is New Hampshire's version of Medicaid expansion - a unique, Granite State solution to providing health care to all our citizens with a bridge to the private marketplace.


  6. Editorial: Fixes needed on Medicaid expansion billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    After decades of delay and failed efforts, the United States is now making real progress reducing the rolls of the uninsured and moving toward the goal of universal health care. Credit goes to the Affordable Care Act, and especially to states like New Hampshire, which saw the wisdom of accepting federal funds to expand Medicaid and insure far more of the poor.


  7. Homestead purchases Valley View Care CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    ... for Medicare, Valley View is rated a five-star facility and is the top-rated nursing home that accepts Medicare and Medicaid in Sussex County. "It's such a pleasure to go into a facility that is so well run; it makes the transition so much easier ...


  8. Medicaid expansion missing from Bentley's proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Montgomery Advertiser

    Medicaid expansion missing from Bentley's proposals Despite recommendation from task force, governor says focus on changing delivery system Check out this story on In words and pictures: What Medicaid expansion is, what it could bring, and why Alabama hasn't done it . Gov. Robert Bentley brought many proposals to improve health care access at the State of the State Tuesday.


  9. Tia Mitchell: Questioning the motives behind a move to cut Planned Parenthood fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Augustine Record

    ... health departments that pay the organization to provide birth control and treat sexually transmitted diseases. Some Medicaid patients go to Planned Parenthood for family-planning services, and the state would no longer pay its portion of those fees ...


  10. Treatment available for addicts, but system can be confusingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    ... substance abuse treatment and prevention, and the Husky D health insurance program, which is the state's version of Medicaid for the lowest income bracket, will spend an additional $80 million, according to DMHAS spokeswoman Mary Kate Mason. ...


  11. Chelsea Clinton campaigns for mother at Upstate collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... Clinton. "Now we of course need to be doing more to encourage governors like yours to take federal funds to expand Medicaid and we need to bring down out of pocket expenses," said Clinton. WYFF News 4's Corey Davis asked Clinton how her mother would ...


  12. People & PlacesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Wenatchee World

    Kristen Taylor , Senior vice president/investments for Stifel Financial Corp., qualified for the firm's 2015 Chairman's Council, one of 128 of the firm's top-producing financial advisers. Regency Manor, an assisted living facility in Chelan, has earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.


  13. With NY Lawmakers Stalled, Governor Moves to Stop 'Conversion Therapy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Advocate

    ... of Financial Services will ban insurance companies from covering conversion therapy for minors. And the state's Medicaid plan won't cover it either, making it more costly for a parent who wants to try converting their kid - something all major ...


  14. Wyoming lawmakers facing falling revenues in budget sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... Throne said. The committee also rejected Mead's recommendation that lawmakers approve expansion of the federal Medicaid program to offer health insurance to some 20,000 low-income adults. His administration estimates the expansion would save the ...


  15. Voters asked to doctor ills, decide MWC recall electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    ... The hospital's operating rooms were shut down after a surprise inspection in August by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In an inspection report, CMS officials cited problems with the hospital's air handling system. Inspectors said the ...


  16. African-Americans and the Affordable Care ActRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Hudson Valley Press

    ... been a major barrier to care. However, access to care is now more broadly available, thanks to an expansion of Medicaid in many states, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and health insurance subsidies for millions of individuals and families. ...


  17. GOP Lawmakers Asking Health Providers to Help Foot the Bill for Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Republican leaders in the New Hampshire House and Senate say they're willing to consider reauthorizing the state's Medicaid expansion after its sunset date at the end of 2016 - as long as they can find someone to help foot the costs. On Monday's edition of The Exchange , House Speaker Shawn Jasper said it doesn't seem politically feasible to expect him to pass a plan that requires more public spending.


  18. Paul Howard reads "The Union Rules"Read the original story

    Jan 18, 2010 | City Journal

    ... unions do. True, 'The Union Rules' isn't quite as catchy as 'The Louisiana Purchase' ($300 million in new federal Medicaid money to the Cajun State, courtesy of Senator Mary Landrieu) or 'The Cornhusker Kickback' (the promise extracted by Senator ...


  19. More on health care reform...Read the original story

    Saturday | National Center for Public Policy Research

    Free Market Health Care Reform Requires Both Refundable Tax Credits and Large Health Savings Accounts Including Both in an ObamaCare Replacement Will Give Americans More Choices of How to Fund Their Health Insurance This Can Bridge the Divide on the Political Right over How Best to Reform the Tax Treatment of Health Insurance Use Medicaid to Help Pay for the Tax Credits; Use Large Health Savings Accounts to Replace the Inefficient Employer-Based Tax Exclusion Washington, D.C. - "The best way to replace ObamaCare is with a free-market based reform that includes both refundable tax credits and large Health Savings Accounts ," said Dr. David Hogberg , health policy analyst at the National Center for Public Policy Research.


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

    Saturday | 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 ...