Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. How did your DFW hospital fare in the latest federal safety ratings?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Most hospitals in Texas get an average rating in a system created by the federal government to help patients compare the quality of care delivered by health providers in their area. A total of 276 hospitals in the state, including 56 in the North Texas counties of Dallas, Collin, Denton and Tarrant were rated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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  2. Anthem's Good, Bad and Ugly NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... to insure more people than it initially forecast this year, after surprisingly robust growth in its Medicaid business.  The bad is the eternal overhang of Anthem's attempted $48 billion purchase of Cigna, now set to ...

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  3. IHS awards $700K contract aimed at improving patient careRead the original story

    Yesterday | KAUZ

    The Indian Health Service has awarded a one-year, $700,000 contract to an independent expert to help federal government-operated medical facilities improve patient care and safety. The IHS says the contract with The Joint Commission for accreditation services will help test the readiness of IHS hospitals for compliance surveys conducted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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  4. People's Health CenterRead the original story

    Yesterday | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    ... patients, and 32 percent of them are uninsured or underinsured." The majority of their patients, he says, are Medicaid and commercial. "We are around to help anybody, regardless of their ability to pay." The clinic receives a grant from the Federal ...

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  5. Feds score hospitals on quality. How does your facility rate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    ... how their area hospitals rated by visiting the Hospital Compare website , a site run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. But the ratings are not without controversy, and some groups feel they may not be worth consumers' time. "It adds ...

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  6. KanCare Medicaid providers worry about reimbursement cutsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Kansas Medicaid providers have told federal officials that reimbursement cuts by the state are placing them under an added financial strain. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that providers for KanCare recipients told officials at a forum Tuesday that they worry the cuts will harm patient access to services.

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  7. Anthem (ANTM) Joseph R. Swedish on Q2 2016 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... growth to 1.2 million lives, or 3%. Specifically, our insured membership increased by 170,000 lives as our Medicaid business grew by a better than expected 280,000 lives in the quarter to over 6.3 million members. This reflected better than expected ...

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  8. Public exchange claims limit Anthem profit to $780.6 million 12:26 pm ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Insurance

    Anthem Inc.'s net income slumped 9.1% to $780.6 million during the second quarter of 2016 as high medical claims in the public health exchange and Medicaid businesses ate away at profit. Indianapolis-based Anthem, which experienced a setback last week when the U.S. Justice Department challenged its planned merger with Cigna Corp., also said it will continue to fight federal antitrust regulators to bring the transaction to a close.

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  9. Favorable Reimbursement Policies to Crea ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Financial Mirror

    ... chronic wounds associated with it will increase the demand for moist wound dressings. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is switching reimbursements for wound care from the current pay-for-service model to pay-for-performance ...

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  10. Hospital ratings issued for more than 4,000 providersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today released hospital ratings for more than 4,000 health care providers nationwide, based on 64 quality measures.

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  11. CMS Issues Final Rule on Overhaul of Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test Payment SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Supra

    On June 17, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule that makes significant changes to Medicare reimbursement for clinical diagnostic laboratory tests . Implementing the mandate of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 , the Final Rule ties payment for CDLTs to rates paid by private payors.

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  12. Zacks: Triple-S Management Corp. (NYSE:GTS) Given Consensus...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Insurance. The Managed Care segment is engaged in the sale of managed care products to the Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid market sectors. Receive News & Ratings for Triple-S Management Corp. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a ...

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  13. Medicaid Works: 10 Key FactsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Switched

    This is the next in our "Medicaid Works" blog series, which aims to inform the debate over Medicaid's future by providing the latest facts and figures on this essential and popular part of the nation's health care system . Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income families and individuals, including children, parents, pregnant women, seniors, and people with disabilities.

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  14. UnitedHealthcare buying Colorado health insurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Minnetonka-based UnitedHealthcare is acquiring Rocky Mountain Health Plans, a health insurer based in Grand Junction, Colo., that's focused on the Medicaid market. Rocky Mountain Health Plans issued a statement Tuesday saying that United would "restore the organization's capital base and help ensure that it becomes a stronger, more sustainable health plan over the long term."

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  15. Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score 5 Stars In Medicare's New RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Wednesday, slapping average or below average scores on many of the nation's best-known hospitals while awarding top scores to many unheralded ones. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rated 3,617 hospitals on a one- to five-star scale, angering the hospital industry, which has been pressing the Obama administration and Congress to block the ratings.

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  16. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    Column: Kentucky HEALTH means a healthier state Plan empowers individuals, creates platform for shared responsibility in improving their own health. Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/2amx17p On Dec. 30, we started the process of transforming Kentucky's Medicaid program to produce better health outcomes, while ensuring the program's long-term fiscal sustainability.

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  17. In Focus BlogShowdown Looms Over Changes to Kentucky MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The American Journal of Managed Care

    CMS will face the question of whether to approve Governor Matt Bevin's requests, which include work requirements, or see if he follows through on a threat to cancel Medicaid expansion for 450,000. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin, a Republican elected last fall with a vow to end Medicaid expansion, will soon give CMS a touch choice: approve his Medicaid overhaul, or he'll cancel expansion.

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  18. Anthem's medical spending rises on higher Obamacare costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indianapolis Business News

    Anthem Inc., the No. 2 U.S. health insurer by membership, said medical spending rose in the second quarter, driven by higher costs from the insurer's Affordable Care Act plans and Medicaid business.

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  19. AGH gets low rating in annual CMS reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid has given Allegheny General Hospital one star out of five in its annual comparison of the nation's hospitals, saying the North Side facility scored below the national average for safety of care, patient readmissions and patient experience. AGH was one of six Pennsylvania hospitals given a one-star ranking, the lowest mark statewide, along with Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown.

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  20. Anthem Medical Spending Rises on Higher Obamacare Plan CostsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Anthem Inc., the No. 2 U.S. health insurer by membership, said medical spending rose in the second quarter, driven by higher costs from the insurer's Affordable Care Act plans and Medicaid business.

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