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  1. Sen. Del Marsh says Alabama lottery's best chance comes in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A lottery plan that includes video gambling at Alabama's four greyhound tracks could be one proposal for funding Medicaid, the leader of the state Senate said today. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, has been meeting with legislators and hopes to advise Gov. Robert Bentley on what might have a realistic chance of passing during a special session.


  2. Also in the News for Wednesday, July 27Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    More than 30 members of Congress aren't satisfied with proposed regulations for nursing homes and called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for harsher final rules. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services doubled down on its commitment to alternative payment models this week with the announcement of a new bundled payment program for cardiac care.


  3. Congressional leaders campaign for tougher nursing home regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

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    More than 30 members of Congress aren't satisfied with proposed regulations for nursing homes and called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for harsher final rules. In a letter to CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, 32 representatives acknowledged the "positive provisions" of the agency's proposed nursing home regulation overhaul, but said CMS failed to address staffing and quality issues.


  4. Two out of three for state Senate debate in PompanoRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The two state Senate candidates didn't disagree on much at a North Broward Democratic Club meeting Tuesday night, but that's because the fireworks left town along with the third candidate. The battle over state Senate District 34, which includes the coastline of Broward County from Deerfield Beach to Dania Beach, has become most heated between former state Rep. Jim Waldman and trial lawyer Gary Farmer.


  5. Lawmakers approve $21 million general fund rescission planRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Lawmakers unanimously approved a rescission plan Monday to adjust the budget in light of a projection from economists that the general fund will bring in less revenue this year than originally expected. The plan, proposed by the Shumlin administration, does not cut any services or programs in the budget.


  6. Lubbock blood bank seeking all types in summer shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Dug McAlpine has his blood pressure checked by Assistant Donor Care Supervisor Shanna Smith before he donates blood at United Blood Services on Monday in Lubbock. Blood inventories across the nation are down due, in part, to summer travel and concerns about the spreading Zika virus and, according to the local United Blood Services location, Lubbock is no different.


  7. Overnight Healthcare: Major insurer expands ObamaCare presence |...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hill

    The insurer Cigna is expanding into a few new ObamaCare markets, a countervailing force to some recent high profile exits by insurers. Cigna, one of the nation's largest health insurers, said Tuesday that it has filed to offer insurance on the ObamaCare marketplaces next year in Chicago, the Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina, as well as Northern Virginia and Richmond.


  8. Streamwood woman gets 6 years for Medicare fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The head of a Schaumburg home health care company was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for fraudulently billing Medicare for unnecessary services, officials said. Diana Jocelyn Gumila, 47, of Streamwood, was found guilty by a jury in April on 21 counts of health care fraud and three counts of making false statements in a health care matter.


  9. Dallas County property values see record increases. Will officials cut taxes or keep the cash?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    Homes across Dallas County, such as these near the Dallas Zoo in Oak Cliff, have seen property values rise this year. Property values rose more than 10 percent across Dallas County this year, the highest jump in at least two decades.


  10. Tim Kaine Flip Flops on Taxpayer-Funded Abortion to Win VP SlotRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    Three weeks ago, Virginia senator Tim Kaine said he supported a ban on federal funding of elective abortions, but now the Clinton campaign says that Kaine has reversed himself and backs unlimited taxpayer-funding of abortion for Medicaid recipients. On July 6, Kaine was asked if he supported the change to the Democratic platform calling for the repeal of the Hyde amendment, a budget measure than bans federal Medicaid funding of abortion except in cases of rape, incest, or threats to the life of the mother.


  11. Let down by Montgomery, againRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anniston Star

    Alabama is poised to begin feeling the pain of Montgomery's incompetence in less than a week. That's when the state's Medicaid operation will begin scaling back payments because the Legislature refused to properly fund the program.


  12. Judge rules chairlift pusher not guilty by reason of insanityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Summit Daily News

    Thomas Proesel at a February court appearance regarding the Jan. 17 incident in which he allegedly pushed a man off an Aspen Highlands chairlift. A 32-year-old former Aspen resident who threw a snowboarder off an Aspen Highlands chairlift last winter was found not guilty of attempted assault Monday by reason of insanity.


  13. Sen. Liz Mathis: Iowa's Medicaid system in 'state of emergency'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KCRG

    Is Iowa's new private medicaid system working? It's a complicated question, and it depends on who you ask. Tuesday, during a special session of the Human Resources Committee, Senator Liz Mathis said the new system was in a "state of emergency".


  14. HHS Releases Guidance On Ransomware And HIPAARead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On July 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights published new guidance on the how HIPAA applies to ransomware prevention and attacks. Specifically, the guidance lays out OCR's view of what HIPAA requires covered entities do to prepare for ransomware attacks, and makes clear that a ransomware attack on protected health information could be a breach that would need to be reported under the HIPAA breach notification rule.


  15. KanCare providers vent frustration over state cuts in forum with federal officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Providers that serve KanCare recipients told federal officials on Tuesday that reimbursement cuts by Kansas are placing them under added financial strain and they worry it will harm patient access to services. Patients, their advocates and providers for the state's privatized Medicaid program shared frustrations and disappointments with officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a meeting that drew more than 100 people from across the state.


  16. Transcat Inc. (TRNS) Releases Quarterly Earnings ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Transcat Inc. posted its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter.


  17. Why hackers love health appsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Macworld

    That handy health app on your phone-the one with access to your medical history, your doctor's name, even your home address-may be vulnerable to hackers. Technology experts discussed the risks at a House hearing July 14 with the Energy and Commerce subcommittee.


  18. Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds highlight Democratic Governors support for Medicaid ModernizationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today highlighted support for Medicaid Modernization from Democratic Governors around the country.


  19. Social Security and Medicare reports show real trouble aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    A reform commission in 1983, led by Alan Greenspan, assured us that Social Security would be well-financed for 75 years. But in 2016, we're already massively short.


  20. Sight Sciences Receives Full Investigational Device Exemption (Ide) Approval from the Us Fda...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Sight Sciences, Inc., a venture-backed, commercial-stage ophthalmic medical device company announced today that it has received full IDE approval from the FDA to initiate the world's first clinical trial comparing ab interno canaloplasty with Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty . The VISCO 360 versus SLT Glaucoma Trial is a multi-center, prospective, randomized, controlled clinical evaluation that will study the safety and effectiveness of the Sight Sciences VISCO 360 Viscosurgical System in canaloplasty versus SLT in the reduction of intraocular pressure in primary open angle glaucoma.