Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. On Native GroundTHE High Cost of Low Wages: the Bill is Coming DueRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... their profits - by not offering a livable wage and then encouraging their employees to sign up for food stamps, Medicaid, and heating assistance. And then there is the anti-Walmart, Costco. Their workers start at a salary of $11 an hour, a wage most ...


  2. On Native GroundWHAT Did the 'Fiscal Cliff' Actually Accomplish?Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... as they did in 2011 during the last debt ceiling vote, to force cuts in spending for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Two months from now, even with a slightly better Congress, we will have an even worse fight on our hands. There are other ...


  3. Medicaid expansion timeline under Edwards may be slowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    While he pledged to expand Louisiana's Medicaid program on ``day one'' in office, Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards is finding out that might be trickier than he thought. The financing plan enacted by lawmakers is caught up in a swirl of legal questions, and Edwards is saying it might take a bit longer to expand Medicaid than he promised.


  4. 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 ...


  5. Feds: No issues with Brattleboro psychiatric hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials with a Brattleboro psychiatric hospital say they have been found to be in full compliance with a federal agency's conditions, which were instituted in October 2014 after the hospital failed a survey. Brattleboro Retreat officials tell The Brattleboro Reformer that representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finished surveying the hospital last week.


  6. UPDATE 1-Research firm to pay $375,000 for insider-trading lapses -SECRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    ... issues and regulatory approvals that were pending at the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the SEC said. Marwood encouraged analysts to maintain relationships with government employees in order to gather ...


  7. Martin O'Malley unveils his healthcare planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... for drugs. It would also repeal the so-called "Cadillac" tax on high-cost plans, eliminate waiting periods for Medicaid and improve primary care coverage for new U.S. immigrants. The proposal would support universal access to reproductive care and ...


  8. Is a Medicaid Turnabout Coming to the Deep South?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Nation

    ... coverage for the poor. Alabama is one of twenty states that have refused to accept federal money to expand their Medicaid programs through the Affordable Care Act. That's left more than 3 million people across the country, including at least 185,000 ...


  9. Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | HON

    Nearly half of Medicaid patients with chronic hepatitis C have been denied cutting-edge medications that would most likely cure their condition, due to tight controls that states have placed on coverage of the pricey drugs, a new study shows. About 46 percent of Medicaid patients in four northeastern states were denied treatment with new direct-acting antiviral drugs, which have been shown to cure more than nine out of 10 hepatitis C patients, the researchers reported.


  10. Opera Solutions to provide operational analytics under $28M CMS contractRead the original story

    Tuesday | Washington Technology

    Opera Solutions has won a $28 million contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid to provide operational analytics for the Health Insurance Marketplaces under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In addition to the operational analytics, Opera Solutions will evaluate issuers' claims, revenue, and profit to help CMS make appropriate decisions in regard to the three risk-sharing programs of health insurance, which the company said are risk adjustment, reinsurance and risk corridors.


  11. Obamacare Medicaid expansion could cover 290,000 in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Alabama Live

    ... enough to qualify for a tax credit that would offset the cost of health insurance, and he also doesn't qualify for Medicaid. Dunnam falls into the Medicaid gap, a group of patients who were supposed to be covered by an expansion of Medicaid - the ...


  12. Advice to the Sandwich Generation: Make Sure Your Financial Plan Is SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kiplinger Online

    ... loved one qualifies for an assistance program to help with food and transportation costs. The first one, Medicare/Medicaid, is a type of medical assistance for people 65 and older or under 65 with certain disabilities and anyone of any age with ...


  13. U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan discusses future of social securityRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    ... officials say about $1.2 billion a year of local household income comes from social security, Medicare and Medicaid. That number makes up the St. Louis, Douglas and Carlton counties. Congressman Rick Nolan urged everyone to protect their well-earned ...


  14. Federal court says Parkland officials can't be held liable in psych patient's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Dallas Morning News

    ... abuse, even actions already deemed abusive by other federal and state agencies. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Texas health department found that Parkland's psych techs illegally restrained Cornell twice by holding him face ...


  15. Policy would help rural clinics in New HampshireRead the original story

    Tuesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a policy that would increase Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement rates for qualified rural clinics that have a shortage of doctors. The policy also would create the potential for more providers to receive federal and state loan repayment for underserved areas and drive patients to primary care instead of hospitals.


  16. Lubbock Impact impacting Lubbock familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... medical area. "Our medical clinic is only for those with no insurance whatsoever - no insurance, no Medicare, no Medicaid, no Blue Card - nothing whatsoever." It is called the Free Clinic, and is hosted by Lubbock Impact, but staffed by Texas Tech ...


  17. Medicaid, MinnesotaCare bids handled correctly, audit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TwinCities

    The Minnesota Department of Human Services's recent competitive bidding of its public health programs could save the state hundreds of millions of dollars, but prompted lawsuits and accusations of unfairness from health plans that came out on the losing end of the bid process. Now the Office of the Legislative Auditor, in a preliminary review of the program, has concluded DHS followed applicable laws in how it formulated and scored the health plan bids for the state's MinnesotaCare and Medicaid programs.


  18. Financial Inclusion and Shared Prosperity: The Next Frontier for People with DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... to build up the savings in their account without fear of loss of federal public benefits like Social Security, Medicaid, housing and food assistance. In the past, a single individual could have no more than $2,000 in net assets to remain eligible ...


  19. Complex hospital infection data confuses consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News Today

    Patients have difficulty deciphering complex numeric data on healthcare-associated infections used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to help consumers choose hospitals, according to a new study published online in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology , the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America . "Healthcare has made great strides to engage individuals to take a more active role in their care through the public reporting of data," said lead author Max Masnick, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine.


  20. Pressures on Your Therapist Not to Be Psychologically-MindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Psychology Today

    ... client pay a clerk, and seeking but failing to obtain permission for the patient to pay part of the fee and bill Medicaid only for the balance. The state has no idea that privacy and payment are to therapy what sterility is to surgery (if I may be ...