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4/26/15 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issues Prospective Payment Rates Updates for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
WASHINGTON, April 26 The Department of Health& Human Services published the following proposed rule in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services on 04/27/2015. Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services.
4/26/15 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Requests Nominations for Advisory Panel on Outreach, Education
WASHINGTON, April 26 The Department of Health& Human Services published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Additional Request for Nominations for the Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education.
4/26/15 - Cost of cancer drugs varies widely based on who's paying
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Science Uninsured cancer patients are asked to pay anywhere from two to 43 times what Medicare would pay for chemotherapy drugs, according to a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Researchers led by Stacie Dusetzina, an assistant professor in the Eshelman School of P
4/26/15 - Delay of surgery for melanoma common among Medicare patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science In a study that included more than 32,000 cases of melanoma among Medicare patients, approximately 1 in 5 experienced a delay of surgery that was longer than 1.5 months, and about 8 percent of patients waited longer than 3 months for surgery, according to an article published on
4/26/15 - Federal government takes second look at uncompensated care funding [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
April 26 A dramatic battle in Florida over the future of its Medicaid program has left some experts worried about the fate of similar policies across the country, including a Missouri health plan for the poor. As the Florida Legislature debates whether to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act, federal officials are reviewing w
4/26/15 - Medicaid certified school match program - administrative claiming fee for service and scheduling systems [TendersInfo (India)]
Request for Proposal: Medicaid certified school match program- administrative claiming fee for service and scheduling systems None Major organization: ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS Address: 445 West Amelia Street, Orlando, Fl. 32801 Attn: David Wheeler Specialist Country: United States Tender notice number: RFP-RFP1504080-0-2015/DW Notice type: Tend
4/26/15 - Medicaid expansion approval necessary, Bradley says [The New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester]
April 26 Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley says reauthorizing the Medicaid expansion program he helped craft as a bipartisan compromise last year is the right thing to do. Approximately 38,500 Granite Staters are now enrolled in the New Hampshire Health Protection Program, which allows low-income adults aged 19 to 65 to get health insurance thro
4/26/15 - Melanoma surgery delays are common for Medicare patients
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at VerticalNews Health& Science New Haven, Conn. One in five Medicare patients with melanoma experience delays in getting surgery, a Yale study found. Using the national Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Result-Medicare database, the Yale team conducted the first population-based analysis of delay of surge
4/26/15 - Provider access a primary concern [The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.]
April 26 The Medicaid expansion implemented under the Affordable Care Act added about 35,000 Clark County residents to the state health plan for low-income people. The Health Care Authority the state agency overseeing the Washington Apple Health Medicaid program says Clark County already has a sufficient number of primary care providers to me
4/26/15 - Taxpayers File for Injunction over No-bid Contracts in West Virginia's Medicaid Managed Care Program
CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Several West Virginia taxpayers are taking steps to require the state to follow state purchasing laws in the Medicaid managed care program. One of those steps is that they have filed for an injunction in Kanawha County Circuit Court to stop the use of no-bid contracts to implement expansio
4/25/15 - EDITORIAL: Scott on wrong side on health care [Sun Sentinel]
Instead, Scott was threatening members of the Senate, which wants more Floridians to have insurance and is trying to save the state from Scott's failures. The Senate budget includes $2.8 billion in federal money to expand Medicaid without calling it Medicaid expansion and another $2.2 billion from the federal Low Income Pool that goes to hospit
4/25/15 - GAO Issues Two Reports on State Department Construction, Potential Uses of Electronically Readable Medicare Cards
WASHINGTON, April 25 The Government Accountability Office has issued the following summary of two reports:. Medicare: Potential Uses of Electronically Readable Cards for Beneficiaries and Providers. Myron Struck, editor, Targeted News Service, Springfield, Va., 703/ 304-1897; editor@targetednews.com; http://www.targetednews.com.
4/25/15 - Huge bill from Medicaid feared [Dayton Daily News, Ohio]
April 25 Enrollment in Medicaid under Ohio's expanded eligibility requirements is growing much faster than expected, raising concerns about cost overruns that might impact taxpayers in the coming years when the state would be required to fund up to 10 percent of the cost of expansion. As of March, the number of Ohioans enrolled in expanded Medica
4/25/15 - Mayor Alvin Brown urges state lawmakers to end budget impasse by embracing Medicaid expansion [The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville]
April 25 TALLAHASSEE Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown stood with Democratic legislators and urged House Republicans to end the budget impasse by accepting Medicaid expansion. Brown participated in a news conference where he and other Democrats urged the Republican-led House to embrace the Senate's Medicaid expansion plan, which would use federal.
4/25/15 - Medicaid Quality Assurance Analyst [TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)]
Tendering Authority: Maryland State Department of Education.
4/25/15 - Park West Care Center Receives its Fifth National Recognition for Medicare Ratings [Yemen Times]
As a solution to help out those faced with such a choice, a star rating system was created by the federal Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services. At the top of the list is Park West Care Center, a client facility of North American Health Care, Inc. Medicare has given 31 of 36 facilities serviced by North American Health Care a five-star rating. Ap
4/25/15 - South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce calls for Medicaid expansion [The Miami Herald]
April 24 The push for Medicaid expansion has reached Miami, where the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce gathered Friday to urge constituents to contact their representatives in the Florida House and urge them to accept a plan that would bring health coverage to 850,000 uninsured Floridians. At the chamber's Latino Health and Wellness Exp
4/24/15 - $85.5 million in proposed cuts to R.I. Medicaid identified [The Providence Journal, R.I.]
April 23 WARWICK, R.I. The working group created by Governor Raimondo to identify Rhode Island Medicaid savings unveiled a list of budget measures Wednesday that would cut $85.5 million in state expenditures, close to the $90 million goal included in Raimondo's budget. The Reinventing Medicaid Working Group list of proposals included the 5 perc
4/24/15 - 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
4/24/15 - Atossa Genetics Secures In-Network Contract With Meridian Health Plan of Michigan [Global Data Point]
These Meridian Health Plans of Michigan cover more than 400,000 lives, including more than 290,000 Medicaid enrollees through a contract with the Michigan Department of Community Health. Steven Quay, Chairman, CEO %7 E President of Atossa Genetics, commented, "Central to Atossa Genetics' mission is providing our valuable laboratory procedures to al
4/24/15 - AvMed Adds to Member Experience
"We're thrilled that AvMed has selected our program," said American Specialty Health CEO, Chairman and co-founder George DeVries. " In 1969, AvMed began in South Florida as Aviation Medicine to serve the growing airline industry by providing pilot physicals. "One of Florida's oldest and largest not-for-profit health plans, AvMed provides Medicare
4/24/15 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Announces Renewal of Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment
WASHINGTON, April 24 The Department of Health& Human Services published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. A Notice by the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services on 04/24/2015. Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services.
4/24/15 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issues Quarterly Notice Lists of Manual Instructions for Medicare, Medicaid Programs
WASHINGTON, April 24 The Department of Health& Human Services published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances-January through March 2015. This quarterly notice lists CMS manual instructions, substantive and interpretive
4/24/15 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Receives Application from American Association of Diabetes Educators for Diabetes Self-Management...
WASHINGTON, April 24 The Department of Health& Human Services published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application by the American Association of Diabetes Educators for Continued Deeming Authority for Diabetes Self-Management Training.
4/24/15 - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Requests Comments on Information Collection on Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies
WASHINGTON, April 24 The Department of Health& Human Services published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. A Notice by the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services on 04/24/2015. Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services.
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