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7/30/16 - Cigna shares the individual health pain [LifeHealthPro]
Cigna Corp. earned hundreds of millions of dollars in the second quarter in spite of facing U.S. Department of Justice opposition to its deal with Anthem, a costly Medicare Advantage program audit, problems with a new group disability claim review strategy, and challenges in the Affordable Care Act public exchange program. The Bloomfield, Connectic
7/30/16 - Miami man imprisoned for 15 years in 'massive' Medicare scam [The Miami Herald]
But in May, Lorenzo pleaded guilty along with his wife, Yahima Prado, to a conspiracy charge of stealing more than $40 million from the taxpayer-funded Medicare program. District Judge William Dimitrouleas ordered the three defendants to pay back $40.3 million to Medicare. Then Lorenzo, his wife and his associate, Alonso, were charged in a conspira
7/30/16 - NCI Wins $76M CMS Program Integrity Task Order [Emirates News Agency (WAM) (United Arab Emirates)]
NCI, Inc., a leading provider of information technology and professional services and solutions to U.S. Federal Government agencies, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary AdvanceMed has been awarded the first task order under the $2.5 billion Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Unified...
7/30/16 - U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for July 30: Medicare Anniversary
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2016/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. That's when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Social Security Amendments, which established Medicare and Medicaid. In January 1966, President Johnson handed the first Medicare cards to former President Harry Truman
7/29/16 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
SUMMARY: The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS' intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each pr
7/29/16 - Findings from University of North Carolina Provides New Data about Breast Cancer (Early supportive medication use and end-of-life care among Medicare...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Research findings on Oncology are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "A randomized controlled trial of cancer patients has linked early supportive care with improved hospice use and...
7/29/16 - Findings on Medicare and Medicaid Detailed by Investigators at University of California (Early Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
Findings on Medicare and Medicaid Detailed by Investigators at University of California. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Investigators discuss new findings in Medicare and Medicaid. Our news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained by contacting H.M. Parsons, University of California, Div Hem
7/29/16 - Hospital groups say new federal ratings are unfair and flawed [The Albany Herald, Ga.]
July 29 ALBANY The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released on Wednesday its first overall five-star ratings for the quality of hospitals, angering many in the health care industry who contend the rankings are not an accurate representation of a hospital's performance. Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital was one of five Georgia hospitals
7/29/16 - Legal Experts Offer Analysis of New Proposed Rule on the MA Appeals Process in AIS Newsletter
A new proposed rule would streamline the process for Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and coverage determination appeals, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.' s Medicare Advantage News reports in its July 21 issue. About Medicare Advantage News Medicare Advantage News is the health care industry's #1 source of timely news and business strategi
7/29/16 - Lists of Medicare doctors elude patients [The Frederick News-Post, Md.]
July 29 For some Frederick County patients on Medicare, finding a doctor has become a challenge. About half of the county's 103 health care providers at family medicine practices take new Medicare patients, according to Dr. The county health department and Frederick Memorial Hospital keep lists of local doctors who take new Medicare patients, but
7/29/16 - Medicare releases controversial quality rankings [Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.]
July 29 Newly released Medicare quality and performance ratings give Owensboro Health Regional Hospital three out of five stars this week, putting the acute-care medical facility in line with most state and national averages. On a Medicare survey asking patients about their care experiences, the hospital did not meet any state or federal benchmar
7/29/16 - Molina executives explain ACA exchange plan claim flow [LifeHealthPro]
The Long Beach, California- based Medicaid issuer has focused on appealing to exchange users who earn less than 250 percent of the federal poverty level, who may be churning between the exchange system and Medicaid, and getting heavy premium subsidies and cost-sharing reduction subsidies when they do use exchange plans. The company is reporting $33
7/29/16 - MRHC preparing for Medicaid cuts [McAlester News-Capital, Okla.]
July 29 McAlester Regional Health Center should weather potential cuts to Medicaid reimbursements for now. With state cuts to hospital Medicaid reimbursements looming, MRHC Chief Financial Officer Darryl Linnington cites the hospital's diligence in putting reserve funds away and coming up with a plan to scale back spending as reason to believe
7/29/16 - New York Doctor Convicted Of Multi-Million Health Care Fraud
BROOKLYN, NY Late yesterday, a New York surgeon who practiced at hospitals in Brooklyn and Long Island was convicted for submitting millions of dollars in false and fraudulent claims to Medicare after a three-week jury trial. The conviction was announced by Robert L. Capers, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York; Assistant A
7/29/16 - Recovery audit contractor [TendersInfo (India)]
The Recovery Audit Contractor is intended to identify and recoup overpayments and identify underpayments made to Medicaid providers by DHS. Bid Date& Time: 07/13/16 2:00 PM. OF HEALTH SERVICES, PROCUREMENT AND GRANT Address: 1 West Wilson Street City: Madison, WI, 53703 Attn: Ellen Corso Country: United States Url: http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/ Tender
7/29/16 - Reports from Indiana University Describe Recent Advances in Medicare and Medicaid (Trends in hospital ED closures nationwide and across Medicaid...
Reports from Indiana University Describe Recent Advances in Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. We hypothesized in advance of beginning data collection that states that expanded Medicaid under the 2010 Patient Protection and Afford
7/29/16 - Studies from L.E. Riedel and Co-Authors Have Provided New Information about Medicare and Medicaid (Improving Health Care Linkages for Persons: The...
Studies from L.E. Riedel and Co-Authors Have Provided New Information about Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. According to news reporting originating from Boston, Massachusetts, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "T
7/29/16 - Study Data from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Update Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid (C2 Vertebral Fractures in the Medicare Population...
Study Data from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Update Knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Data detailed on Medicare and Medicaid have been presented. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, "The purpose of this study was to u
7/29/16 - Study shows a rising, but uneven, tide of in-home care for disabled seniors
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News ANN ARBOR, Mich.- More seniors are getting help from family, friends and hired helpers to keep them in their homes, despite disabilities that keep them from total independence, a new study finds. In the new issue of JAMA, a University of Michigan Medical School team reports that 50 per
7/28/16 - Anthem earnings, dissected [LifeHealthPro]
Anthem, the holder of Blue Cross licenses, Blue Shield licenses or both in 14 states, is reporting $781 million in net income for the latest quarter on $21 billion in revenue, compared with $859 million in net income on $20 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2015.. Medicaid enrollment grew 9.9 percent, to 6.3 million, and national account
7/28/16 - Combined Insurance Marks Anniversary of Medicare Law
Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health, and life insurance products, and a Chubb company, is encouraging seniors to mark the 51 st anniversary of this historic date by taking time out to determine if they are prepared to face an unexpected illness or injury with Medicare alone. Medicare benefi
7/28/16 - ConcertoHealth and Molina Healthcare Expand Partnership to Serve Dual-Eligible Medicare/Medicaid Members in Greater Detroit Area
ConcertoHealth and Molina Healthcare today announced a partnership to deliver ConcertoHealth's personalized healthcare experience to Molina Healthcare's dual-eligible Medicare/ Medicaid members in the Greater Detroit area. ConcertoHealth has extensive experience caring for Medicare, Medicaid and complex medical needs patients.
7/28/16 - COUNCIL ON AGING
Parkinson s Support Group: Parkinson s Support Group will meet Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. Kimberly Arouth, BSN, from Greater Medford VNA will be leading the group. Planning for Medicare: On Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 1 p.m., seniors are invited to attend Planning for Medicare Countdown to 65, a comprehensive seminar that helps peo
7/28/16 - EDITORIAL: Fleecing of Medicare (and taxpayers) must stop [Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Wash.]
July 27 Medicare is a great program that's saved millions of lives and kept millions from being financially ruined by medical costs. It appears U.S. taxpayers are being fleeced by Big Pharma as drugmakers are taking advantage of a well-intended change in the Medicare program aimed at protecting older people with multiple chronic conditions from t
7/28/16 - eHealth, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
Scott Flanders, chief executive officer of eHealth, stated, "We are pleased with strong growth in our Medicare business during the quarter, and our ability to run our individual and family health insurance business for profitability despite the turbulent market environment. As the new chief executive officer, I recently initiated a strategic review
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