Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Treat 'whole person' by bringing behavioral health into primary care: docsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Reuters

    ... substance abuse screening) without cost sharing," Crowley said. "We hope that all states will choose to expand Medicaid coverage, which includes behavioral health and medical benefits," he added. "Physicians can establish professional relationships ...

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  2. Centene to buy Health Net for $6.3BRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Star Tribune

    ... closing stock price Wednesday. The deal gives Centene the biggest market share among private administrators of Medicaid, the federally funded health program for the poor - a bet that the U.S. government will keep playing a larger role in health ...

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  3. Millennials: Here are my demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Star Tribune

    ... understand. Then let's work on this medical thing. It's been more than a half-century since LBJ did Medicare and Medicaid. Thank goodness I'm poor enough to be covered by Obamacare, and thanks to the Supreme Court for taking my blood pressure. You ...

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  4. The Pledge for America: Physician exemplifies the values in civic serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... work he is doing with the St. Vincent's Mobile Unit. Don't these children have insurance? Some do, some are on Medicaid, some have no coverage. His services are free, in any case. And it's clear he has the luxury of time to spend with children and ...

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  5. Health insurer Centene adds muscle with $6.3 billion Health Net dealRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, keeping a large chunk of patients intact under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Insurers have said subsidies are key to bringing in new customers and the ruling has removed uncertainty for ...

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  6. NC DHHS Announces Medicaid Finishes Second Fiscal Year with Cash on HandRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | NC Department of Health & Human Services

    For the second straight fiscal year, the North Carolina Medicaid program ended the year with cash on hand. Year-end results will be released when the budget close-out process is finalized.

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  7. Special Section on LGBTQ Older AdultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Philadelphia Gay News

    ... month, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Older Americans Act and legislation creating the Medicare and Medicaid health-insurance programs, all pieces of landmark legislation that have served to improve the lives of older Americans over ...

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  8. Oregon insurer to be sold in blockbuster $6.8B health care dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    ... Net would interact under common ownership, if at all. Trillium is also a Coordinated Care Organization, delivering Medicaid services in Lane County. In Oregon, Health Net is a relatively small player, with less than 4 percent of the commercial ...

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  9. Judge Rules State Must Cover Medically Related Autism Services, Other Behavioral ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | KOLN-TV Lincoln

    A Nebraska judge has ordered the Department of Health and Human Services to pay for autism services, and other services medically necessary, for the state's children eligible for Medicaid. The ruling, filed June 30, states Medicaid-eligible children under 21 have been unable to obtain coverage for medically necessary Applied Behavioral Analysis services.

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  10. Felton Institute Names Albert C. Gilbert III, President and Chief...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Freshnews

    ... Health awards in 2014 and 2015, a Health Care Innovation Challenge Grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services in 2011, and the GAP Founders Award in 2008. Bennett also designed the CIRCE data system and its implementation on the ...

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  11. Recent OIG Audits of Home Health and Hospice Surveys May Signal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | jdsupra.com

    Recent audits by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General conclude that state survey agencies in a number of states and a leading national accrediting agency serving the home health and hospice industry failed to identify a significant number of deficiencies related to worker qualifications. Based on these findings, OIG concluded that reliance on these surveyors by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services could be inadequate to ensure quality of care and protection of Medicare beneficiaries receiving home health, hospice and nursing facility services.

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  12. 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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  13. Centene makes $6.3B bid for fellow insurer Health NetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Fresno Bee

    Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net. The deal announced Thursday gives St. Louis-based Centene a chance to expand in two hot growth areas for health insurers, the state- and federally-funded Medicaid program for the poor and people with disabilities; and the federally-supported Medicare Advantage program, which has seen its overall enrollment triple over the past decade.

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  14. Health insurer Centene adds muscle with $6.3-billion Health Net dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Globe and Mail

    The deal comes a week after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld subsidies for individuals under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, keeping a large chunk of patients intact under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The deal comes a week after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld subsidies for individuals under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, keeping a large chunk of patients intact under the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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  15. Community Briefs - July 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Saipan Tribune

    ... certificate a Original health certificate (from Public Health or any private clinic) a Updated medical insurance (Medicaid, any government insurance, or accidental insurance (from Moylan's Insurance or Marianas Insurance) a Map of residential ...

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  16. Vertex Wins U.S. Approval for New Cystic Fibrosis DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | TheStreet.com

    ... to insurance companies. Between 35-40% of cystic fibrosis patients eligible for Orkambi today are insured by Medicaid. Kalydeco, Vertex's other cystic fibrosis drug, is priced at $312,000 per year but with discounts, the net price is around $220,000 ...

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  17. Kentucky awards Medicaid contracts to 5 companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Greenwich Citizen

    Anthem, Coventry Cares, Humana, Passport and Wellcare each have one-year contracts that began Wednesday with four, one-year renewal options. Medicaid is a joint state and federal program to provide health insurance to the poor and disabled.

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  18. $6.8 billion acquisition puts Centene in the Medicare businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Business Journal

    ... million in debt - valuing the deal at about $6.8 billion. "Under this new deal, we will become the nation's leading Medicaid managed care provider," Neidorff said in a conference call Thursday morning announcing the deal. "The combined company will ...

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  19. Ohio Medicaid plan would require enrollees to share in costRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Journal Gazette

    Officials estimate that about 1 million low-income Ohioans could be required pay a new monthly cost for Medicaid health coverage or potentially lose it under a Republican provision in the state budget.

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  20. Ohio businesses singled out in Gov. Kasich's vetoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Norwalk Reflector

    ... chambers of commerce. Kasich issued 44 line-item vetoes to the 4,300-page state budget bill, largely focused around Medicaid reforms, education, taxes and business issues. He eliminated a $700,000 earmark for studying workforce trends in Montgomery ...

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