Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. University Hospitals inks merger with Samaritan Regional Health SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Cleveland.com

    ... editor of Irving Levin's M&A report. She said the federal Affordable Care Act has resulted in more Medicare and Medicaid patients for hospitals, but it has also instituted service-related reimbursement cuts that have squeezed their bottom lines. The ...

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  2. New York Hospital Begins Posting Online Patient Reviews of PhysiciansRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | P&T Community

    The North Shore-LIJ Medical Group, one of the nation's largest multispecialty group practices, has begun posting online patient reviews of its doctors, the first large medical group in the New York metropolitan area to do so. The physician ratings are based on surveys collected and monitored by a certified Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services vendor, Press Ganey.

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  3. Proposed Changes to Stark Rule Would Create New Hospital Exceptions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | JD Supra

    ... further flexibility in cases of temporary noncompliance with signature requirements. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule on July 8, which was published in the Federal Register on July 15 (80 Fed. Reg. ...

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  4. I am really hoping we can see the debt ceiling issue resolved.Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | TheStreet.com

    ... in a recession. Unemployment would surely rise sharply. The automatic stabilizers like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment insurance benefits (which would rise along with unemployment) would not be met because the debt ceiling would ...

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  5. Planned Parenthood sues Alabama governor for dropping Medicaid contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Alabama Live

    A protest at Birmingham's Planned Parenthood clinic coincided with similar events in more than 300 cities nationwide in the wake of the release of several controversial undercover videos. (Kelsey Stein Planned Parenthood on Friday filed a federal lawsuit to block Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley from terminating the group's agreement with the Alabama Medicaid Agency because of the group's alleged abortion practices.

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  6. Cleveland woman says doctor fraudulently billed Medicare and health...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Plain Dealer

    ... still be done even though my husband died? Dan Tierney of the Ohio attorney general's office said that Medicare or Medicaid Fraud should be reported to the Attorney General's Office by calling 800-282-0515 or 614-466-4986. Or go to: ...

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  7. Managing financial burdens in LTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | McKnightsonline.com

    ... long-term care, or the average length of typical long-term care needs. Are you aware of what expenses Medicare and Medicaid do and don't cover? Too many clients assume that Medicare will cover the lion's share of any long-term care expenses. ...

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  8. Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement: CMS adopts mandatory approach to payment reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | jdsupra.com

    On July 9, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that seeks to implement a mandatory episode-based payment model for lower extremity joint replacement care in selected geographic areas. According to this Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model, CMS will test an episodic-based payment to hospitals beginning on Jan. 1, 2016.

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  9. 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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  10. Brewing Republican civil war ahead of debt ceiling voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Kos

    ... limit to drive down spending, both in the near term and long term, by demanding real entitlement reform such as Medicaid block grant and Medicare premium support." [a ] Republican leadership, likewise, seems content to not even hint at fighting this ...

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  11. New York Hospital Begins Posting Online Patient Reviews of PhysiciansRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | P&T Community

    The North Shore-LIJ Medical Group, one of the nation's largest multispecialty group practices, has begun posting online patient reviews of its doctors, the first large medical group in the New York metropolitan area to do so. The physician ratings are based on surveys collected and monitored by a certified Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services vendor, Press Ganey.

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  12. Fitch Rates OSF Healthcare System's (IL) Revenue Bonds 'A'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Wire

    ... sustain its operating profitability improvements over the next several years even without the benefit of increased Medicaid supplemental funding. Furthermore, positive rating movement could occur if OSF Health Care System can continue to bolster ...

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  13. Medicare ACOs continue to improve quality of care, generate shared savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Hudson Hub-Times

    Akron, OH The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations continue to generate financial savings while improving the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries by fostering greater collaboration between doctors, hospitals, and health care providers. When an ACO demonstrates that it has achieved high-quality care and is effectively reducing spending of health care dollars above certain thresholds, it is able to share in the savings generated for Medicare.

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  14. State going to 30-day window for health insurance verificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Arkansas Times

    ... that," Amy Webb of DHS said. DHS said: Last year and in subsequent conference calls, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Arkansas's approach to redeterminations, which included a process that gave clients 10 days to submit ...

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  15. Alaska Lawmakers Fight Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Courthouse News Service

    An Alaska judge today will decide whether state lawmakers can stop Governor Bill Walker from giving 20,000 people expanded access to Medicaid without permission from the Legislature. Anchorage Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner was expected to rule at noon today on whether Walker's Medicaid expansion can begin on Sept.

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  16. Charting the rebirth of Medicaid in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Crain's New York Business

    Medicaid may just have had its 50th birthday in July, but it has essentially been reborn in New York. The reincarnation of the federal-state health insurance program for the indigent and disabled began when Gov. Andrew Cuomo created a Medicaid Redesign Team in 2011 and implemented measures that slowed annual spending growth by two-thirds.

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  17. The patient is not always rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Business Journal

    ... didn't come off well in federally mandated online patient satisfaction ratings, which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posted for the first time this spring. The health system's flagship, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, was among ...

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  18. CMS Establishes Coordination Center, Ombudsman for ICD-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Health Data Management

    ... today. With the ICD-10 compliance deadline just a little more than a month away, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is putting in place a number of organizational structures that the agency hopes will help to successfully manage the ...

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  19. Yelp Adds Hospital Wait Times And Nursing Home Ratings Using ProPublica DataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Switched

    ... Now, ProPublica is providing Yelp with cleaned-up data originally released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The data in question was already available as part of ProPublica's news apps , including its dialysis tracker , its ...

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  20. Nation's first ever Hacking Medicaid Event to be held in Colorado SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Medical News

    Health care leaders, entrepreneurs, engineers, programmers and forward thinkers are invited to attend the nation's first ever "Hacking Medicaid" Hackathon on October 23 - 24th in Colorado Springs. The cost is $75 and participants can register online at www.hackingmedicaid.org .

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