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7/24/17 - AgeWise: Medicare coverage, services AgeWise: Medicare coverage and services
Health Care Reform and Medicare- Information For North Carolina Medicare Beneficiaries. This provides very general information about the Affordable Care Act and Medicare. Medicare isn't part of the Health Insurance Marketplace established by ACA, so you don't have to replace your Medicare coverage with Marketplace coverage.
7/24/17 - Americans Want Obamacare Competition, But Millions of Exchange Customers Will Face No Insurer Choices in 2018
Last week the government released data revealing that Obamacare exchange customers will be limited to one insurance company option in 1,332 counties across the nation. Single-insurer markets will comprise over 40 percent of U.S. counties, likely affecting over 2.3 million exchange customers, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Servic
7/24/17 - D.C. Medicaid Contractor Accused of Paying Employees as Little as $3.61/Hour in Federal Suit Filed by Cohen Milstein and Public Citizen
Filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the lawsuit charges that MTM, which employs hundreds of drivers in Washington, D.C., knowingly and willfully failed to pay proper wages to its NEMT drivers across the city. "It is a cruel irony that drivers who help low-income Washingtonians get access to the medical care they need are
7/24/17 - Data on Medicare and Medicaid Reported by Researchers at Stanford University (Costs and Financial Burden of Initial Hospitalizations for Firearm...
Data on Medicare and Medicaid Reported by Researchers at Stanford University. According to news reporting originating from Stanford, California, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To quantify the inflation-adjusted costs associated with initial hospitalizations for firearm-related injuries in the United States. Our news editors obtained a.
7/24/17 - Findings from University of Maryland Broaden Understanding of Medicare and Medicaid (How Low-Income Subsidy Recipients Respond to Medicare Part D...
Findings from University of Maryland Broaden Understanding of Medicare and Medicaid. According to news reporting originating from Baltimore, Maryland, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To determine the magnitude and mechanisms of response to Medicare Part D cost sharing by low-income subsidy recipients using oral hypoglycemic agents and..
7/24/17 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 24128) - Meeting
EVENT: Health and Human Services Department; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services holds a meeting of the Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment, August 21-22. LOCATION: CMS Central Office, 7500 Security Boulevard, Auditorium, Woodlawn, Md.. CONTACT: Susan Janeczko, 410-786-4529, APCPanel@cms.hhs.gov.
7/24/17 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 27708) - Meeting
LOCATION: Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Central Building, Baltimore, Md..
7/24/17 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 29864) - Meeting
EVENT: Health and Human Services Department; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services holds a meeting of the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee to discuss the state of evidence for health outcomes in the Medicare population for surgical and endoscopic procedures for weight loss. LOCATION: Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Ser
7/24/17 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 33913) - Meeting
EVENT: Health and Human Services Department; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services holds a meeting of the Medicare, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program to discuss behavioral health payment and care delivery.
7/24/17 - Hospitals that spend more initially yield better outcomes
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Hospitals that spend more on initial care following patient emergencies have better outcomes than hospitals that spend less at first and rely more on additional forms of long-term care, according to a new study co-authored by MIT economists. The co-authors are Doyle; John A. Grave
7/24/17 - How do Medicaid enrollees feel about their health care?
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest A new research letter published by JAMA Internal Medicine found that Medicaid enrollees were generally satisfied with their coverage and most reported being able to get the care they needed. Michael L. Barnett, M.D., M.S., and Benjamin D. Sommers, M.D., Ph.D., of the Harvard T.H.
7/24/17 - Investigators from Quinnipiac University Release New Data on Medicare and Medicaid (Description and Impact Evaluation of a Statewide Collaboration to...
According to news reporting originating in North Haven, Connecticut, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "This article describes how a Medicare-funded Quality Improvement Organization collaborated with a hospital association and multiple cross-continuum partners on a statewide effort to reduce hospital readmissions. The news reporters obtained.
7/24/17 - Keep Medicaid expansion, repeal unpopular Obamacare mandates GOP should keep Medicaid expansion, repeal Obamacare's unpopular mandates, says Betsy McCaughey
Last week's news that the Senate failed to repeal Obamacare is a bitter disappointment to the 18 million people in the individual market struggling with unaffordable premiums and deductibles. Health insurers are asking for giant rate increases this fall, as high as 50 percent in Connecticut, Maryland and Virginia. If members of Congress were feelin
7/24/17 - KEPRO to Implement Minnesota's Retrospective Review Program for State Medicaid
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest KEPRO announced that it was awarded a new contract with the state of Minnesota Department of Human Services to perform all retrospective, post-payment reviews for the state's fee-for-service Medicaid program. "We're grateful for this opportunity to continue our work in the state
7/24/17 - Medicaid beneficiaries are typically two-thirds of the patient population in a skilled nursing facility and their benefit
Medicaid beneficiaries are typically two-thirds of the patient population in a skilled nursing facility and their benefit previously had been cut by nearly 5 percent- which totals roughly $37 million in state funds. Steve Johnson, R- Assaria, and Sen. Randall Hardy, R- Salina, both demonstrated impressive leadership by voting in favor of restoring
7/24/17 - New Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at PhRMA (Redaction of Substance Abuse Claims in Medicare Research...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest A new study on Medicare and Medicaid is now available. According to news reporting originating in Washington, District of Columbia, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To assess the impact of substance abuse claims redaction on Medicare spending estimates for beneficiaries wi
7/24/17 - Owner Of Tampa Parathyroid Practice Agrees To Pay $4 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations
James Norman, the owner and operator of James Norman, MD, PA, a/k/a James Norman, MD, PA Parathyroid Center, d/b/a Norman Parathyroid Center has agreed to pay $4 million to resolve allegations that he violated the False Claims Act by knowingly engaging in various unlawful billing practices with respect to Medicare and other federal health care prog
7/24/17 - PCMA Challenges North Dakota Health Mandates that Undermine Patient Safety, Increase Prescription Drug Costs
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pharma Business Week The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association has filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging two North Dakota laws that threaten patient safety and will increase prescription drug costs for the state's employers, consumers, and Medicare enrollees. PBMs administer prescription drug pl
7/24/17 - Recent Findings from University of Michigan Provides New Insights into Affordable Care Act (The Affordable Care Act, Insurance Coverage, and Health...
Recent Findings from University of Michigan Provides New Insights into Affordable Care Act. According to news reporting from Ann Arbor, Michigan, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "To estimate health insurance and health care utilization patterns among previously incarcerated men following implementation of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid.
7/24/17 - Report Summarizes Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings from Virginia Commonwealth University (Medicaid Disenrollment and Disparities in Access to...
Report Summarizes Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings from Virginia Commonwealth University. Financial support for this research came from Virginia Commonwealth University. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Virginia Commonwealth University, "We examined the effects of Medicaid disenrollment on access to care among adults
7/24/17 - Studies from College of William and Mary Provide New Data on Medicare and Medicaid (Does It Pay to Penalize Hospitals for Excess Readmissions?...
Studies from College of William and Mary Provide New Data on Medicare and Medicaid. We use triple difference estimation to identify the HRRP's effects in Virginia hospitals; this method estimates the difference in changes in readmission over time between patients targeted by the policy and a comparison group of patients and then compares those...
7/24/17 - Studies from Massachusetts General Hospital Update Current Data on Medicare and Medicaid (Physician Payments from Industry Are Associated with...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Investigators publish new report on Medicare and Medicaid. According to news reporting originating from Boston, Massachusetts, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "The U.S. Physician Payments Sunshine Act mandates the reporting of payments or items of value received by phys
7/24/17 - Studies from Medical College of Wisconsin Further Understanding of Medicare and Medicaid (Anticipated Changes in Spine Practice with Advancing Center...
Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the Medical College of Wisconsin, "The federal government has legislated changes mandated for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services-enrolled patient care. The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from K.R. Swartz, Medical College of Wisconsin, Dept.
7/24/17 - Studies from University of South Carolina Reveal New Findings on Medicare and Medicaid (Differences in Hospital Readmission Risk across All Payer...
According to news reporting out of Columbia, South Carolina, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "To evaluate differences in hospital readmission risk across all payers in South Carolina. Funders for this research include BlueCross BlueShield South Carolina, South Carolina Hospital Association, Health Sciences South Carolina, Duke Endowment.
7/24/17 - Study: New York Would Lose $40 Billion in Federal Medicaid Funding Under the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017
The analysis, conducted by Manatt Health, calculated the impact of BCRA s expansion and capped federal funding proposals on New York s Medicaid population and state budget. A loss of $40 billion in federal Medicaid funds, substantially impacting New York s budget: $24 billion due to loss of enhanced funding for the Medicaid expansion popul
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