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  1. Affirming the Need to Fix the Medicare Appeals Backlog: The AFIRM Act of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    ... of the AFIRM Act would include the following: Improve coordination and oversight between Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its audit contractors and require CMS approval for guidelines for Medicare claims audits prior to their use ...

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  2. Health Care Update - July 2015 #3Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | jdsupra.com

    ... has surrounded what health policy issues would top the agenda going forward. Most analysts believed that Medicaid expansion would continue to be a major issue as more states, who had previously been unwilling to expand Medicaid for largely political ...

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  3. RAND analysis shows more work needed to engage consumers after enrolling in health insurance plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... that is most appropriate for their medical needs." Support for the study was provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The report, "From Coverage to Care: Strengthening and Facilitating Consumer Connections to the Health System," is ...

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  4. Riverside Healthcare Provided $45.5 Million in Community Benefits.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    ... million in community benefits in 2014 more than $24.4 million went to subsidized health services. This included Medicaid services (care provided to those in state aid programs), and community health centers in Kankakee, Momence and Hopkins Park. New ...

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  5. 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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  6. Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    ... Bird Johnson, Vice President Hubert Humphrey, and former first lady Bess Truman. When Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law Americans 65 and older were the age group least likely to have health insurance. (AP Photo) WASHINGTON (AP) - When ...

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  7. Health care spending expected to grow fasterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... million Americans are thought to have obtained insurance through the Obamacare exchanges and from the expansion of Medicaid. Also, prescription drug spending surged to 12.6% last year, its highest rate of growth since 2002. The government cited the ...

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  8. Findings Question Measures Used to Assess Hospital QualityRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | P&T Community

    ... Data for hospitals participating in this program for FY2015 were obtained from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Hospital Compare program and were combined with the 2014 American Hospital Association Annual Survey and FY2015 Medicare ...

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  9. Views mixed as Medicare, Medicaid turn 50Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    "A woman came in and talked to my father, who was a doctor," recalled the Cloquet physician, who retired from his practice last year after 54 years in medicine. "She said: I don't want any pills, I don't want any shots.

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  10. Stocks Turn Positive as Crude Inventories DropRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

    ... profit. The health insurance company earned $3.10 a share, 35 cents above estimates, driven by an increase in Medicaid membership. Revenue of $19.78 billion jumped 8.5% from a year earlier. fell 1% after missing second-quarter earnings estimates and ...

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  11. Free children's immunization clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Alamogordo Daily News

    The New Mexico Department of Health Otero County Public Health Office will host a back to school immunization clinic at the Otero County Public Health Office, 1207 Eighth St. It will be open July 30, 31 and Aug. 3 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed for lunch 12-1 p.m. The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. Parents must bring a copy of their child's shot record and Medicaid or private health insurance card, if they have one.

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  12. Hospital Penalties Based on Total Number of Blood Clots May Be Unfairly Imposed, Study ShowsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... Haut says. The current VTE care goal, set by agencies like the Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is that one dose of clot-preventing medication is given to patients within the first day of hospitalization, Haut ...

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  13. Anthem Q2 income rises 18%, beats estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... 8.4% to $19.8 billion, reflecting "premium increases to cover overall cost trends" and higher enrollment in the Medicaid and commercial self-funded insurance businesses, Anthem said. As of the end of the second quarter, Anthem provided medical ...

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  14. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Senior Care Options plans earned a 4.5 star rating - based on a five-star scale - from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 2015. Both Iora Health and Tufts Health Plan are focused on improving health outcomes through better care ...

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  15. Looking Back on Healthcare: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Surgical Products

    When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, Americans 65 and older were the age group least likely to have health insurance. "No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine," Johnson said at the signing ceremony.

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  16. More Work Needed to Engage Consumers After Enrolling in Health Insurance PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    ... that is most appropriate for their medical needs." Support for the study was provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The report, "From Coverage to Care: Strengthening and Facilitating Consumer Connections to the Health System," is ...

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  17. Priorities and PrivledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... staff and physical distance. They're the reason we have 150 thousand people without the access to healthcare that Medicaid Expansion could have provided. They're the reason we have decaying schools while we lavish subsidies on businesses owned by ...

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  18. Area rallies to celebrate five decades of Medicare, MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MassLive.com

    There's a party Thursday morning at 9 on the steps of City Hall in celebration of what five decades of Medicare and Medicaid have meant to millions of Americans, as well as in hopes of expanding such coverage to all ages through payment reform. Medicaid is a means-test health services program overseen by the federal government, and administered by each state.

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  19. Phase out Medicare? Alzheimer's will do it for usRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... group says, 16 million Americans will have Alzheimer's at a cost of $1.1 trillion per year, mostly to Medicare and Medicaid. "Basically, it will bankrupt Medicare," said Rob Egge, the Alzheimer's Association's chief public policy officer. I met with ...

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  20. Student Health's new model under merger includes referrals to FIU Health and use of health feeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Beacon

    ... and "evaluate, after one year of operations, options for subsidized coverage for students not qualified for Medicaid or other health care insurance." CHESS proposed using the student health fee to reduce the cost of healthcare coverage, "subsidies ...

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