Medicare Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Alacare Home Health and Hospice Selects Medline for its SmartCare ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , the 2015 hospital readmissions rate in Alabama was 16 percent . As CMS continues to influence how and when providers get paid, home health agencies are investing in new solutions that will help them deliver high quality care to home care admissions.

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  2. CareSource Announces New Executive AppointmentRead the original story

    Tuesday | GlobeNewswire

    ... administration and configuration for CareSource. She has more than 20 years' experience in commercial insurance, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid plans. Beyer has held multiple leadership roles in operations and information technology functions. Most ...

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  3. We Can't Make Healthcare Great Again Unless We Consider This Hidden CostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Forward

    ... so much? I saw this first-hand when my grandfather passed away. The bills we received from the hospital went to Medicare, but we could still see the exorbitant costs charged for procedures and drugs. It's easy not to ask "why" when those costs are ...

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  4. Donald Trump's Cabinet Nominees a Truly Toxic SwampRead the original story

    Tuesday | Common Dreams

    ... and Human Services Secretary: Tom Price Price is obsessed with repealing the Affordable Care Act, privatizing Medicare, and slashing Medicaid, guaranteeing the loss of health insurance for 22 million , including children and retired people. He's ...

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  5. UCLA Anderson Forecast Predicts the Fallout from - Trumponomics'Read the original story

    Tuesday | California Apparel News

    ... 2018, which in the long-run will pose a problem when the government needs more funds to pay for Social Security and Medicare. With an exploding federal deficit and a higher inflation rate, the long-quiet Federal Reserve will become more aggressive ...

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  6. Many Americans Skip the Dentist Due to CostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | HON

    ... and is a mandatory benefit in state Medicaid programs. Adults have no such guarantee. Dental care isn't covered by Medicare, and it's an optional benefit in Medicaid, the researchers reported. For the analysis, Vujicic and his colleagues used data ...

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  7. Republicans want to replace Medicare: PennLive lettersRead the original story

    Tuesday | PennLive.com

    Baby boomers, beware: the Republicans want to take away Medicare and replace it with a voucher system. What does that mean? - It means instead of Medicare, you will receive a government voucher.

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  8. Doctors Protest AMA's Support of Tom Price AppointmentRead the original story

    Tuesday | P&T Community

    ... women; supporting the right to nondiscrimination for members of the LGBTQ community; and maintaining coverage for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. Meanwhile, MedPageToday posted a poll that asked readers, "Is Price right for HHS?" The poll ...

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  9. United Way of Summit County announces $3,000,000 in prescription savingsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Hudson Hub-Times

    ... savings." The FamilyWize prescription savings card can be used by anyone, including people with Medicaid or Medicare, and not just people without insurance. The use of the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card is unlimited, does not require any ...

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  10. Seven ways Tom Price could quickly change ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Gazette

    ... been wary of a new innovation center the healthcare law created to test new payment models. They say the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, or CMMI, has overstepped its authority and they have pressured the center to scale back some of its ...

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  11. Medicare enrollment deadline approachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | YourErie

    You have until Wednesday to sign up for coverage for next year and can also switch your plan, join a prescription drug plan, drop coverage or just keep what you currently have. Their representatives said their plans are pretty consistent to last year, along with the prices that go along with them.

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  12. Molina Healthcare Increases Its Medicare Star Quality RatingsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Molina Healthcare, Inc. announced today that all of its eligible health plans increased or maintained their scores as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' 2017 Star Ratings, which measures the quality of Medicare plans across the country on a 5-star rating system. Based on the published results, Molina Healthcare of New Mexico was named the highest-rated Medicare plan in the state with a 4-star rating, while Molina Healthcare of Florida increased from 3 to 3.5 stars.

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  13. Turning 62 in 2017? Here's What You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fox News

    ... in my top 35. Healthcare -- While you're eligible for Social Security at 62, most Americans aren't eligible for Medicare until 65. If you plan to keep working after claiming your benefit or can keep your health insurance after you retire, this isn't ...

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  14. Can't buy love? Drug price hikes put sex beyond reachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    ... counsels men and women. What people actually pay out of pocket varies. Some insurance prescription plans, including Medicare, cover some of the medicines. Some plans don't cover any, arguing they're not medically necessary. Many require steep ...

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  15. Seniors, beware a Medicare voucher systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Post-gazette.com

    Congress is developing an appetite to change Medicare to a voucher system. Here is what is not being said: A voucher health care program that is not adjusted yearly to compensate for the increasing cost of health care shifts the rising cost of health care from the government to Social Security recipients.

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  16. Gateway Health And Wellbridge Health Launch Community Health Workers Program In Pittsburgh's East EndRead the original story

    Tuesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... nationally ranked managed care organization that focuses on providing the best possible healthcare to Medicaid and Medicare Advantage consumers. Gateway Health serves the needs of at risk and vulnerable citizens and their communities with high ...

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  17. Softheon Helps Payers Prevent Unauthorized Third Party PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    This extension addresses industry concerns over the unethical practice of influencing consumers eligible for Medicare or Medicaid, into Marketplace plans to obtain higher reimbursement rates. Currently, third party payments and cost-sharing of qualified health plans in the individual market is discouraged, but the ultimate decision about accepting those payments is left to health insurance companies.

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  18. Few older Americans have dental insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News Today

    Only 12 percent of older Americans have some form of dental insurance and fewer than half visited a dentist in the previous year, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research on Medicare beneficiaries. Insurance status appeared to be the biggest predictor of whether a person received oral health care: For those with incomes just over the federal poverty level, 27 percent of those without dental insurance had a dental visit in the previous year, compared to 65 percent with dental insurance, according to an analysis of 2012 Medicare data.

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  19. Healthfirst Selects Casenet to Help Chart a Healthier Future For New YorkersRead the original story

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    ... company that serves more than 1.2 million members in downstate New York. Healthfirst offers top-quality Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, Child Health Plus, and Managed Long Term Care plans. Healthfirst Leaf Qualified Health Plans and the Healthfirst ...

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  20. Medicare Open Enrollment is Ending SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | FOX 4 Now

    If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, you only have until the end of Open Enrollment, December 7th, to make changes to your 2017 plan. Even if you are happy with your current Medicare coverage, you might find something better.

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