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5/3/16 - Cedar Rapids woman runs into guardianship issues under managed care [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
May 02 CEDAR RAPIDS Cindy Smothers has been trying since December to be listed as her son's guardian with AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa. AmeriHealth, along with two other managed-care organizations, or MCOs, took over management of the state's $5 billion Medicaid program with more than 560,000 enrollees on April 1. She's spoken with the Iowa Departm
5/2/16 - Award Notice - Central Health Care, Inc. LeCenter, MN CNH Solicitation - Medicare
Location: Department of Veterans Affairs, Minneapolis VAMC, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Classification Code: Q- Medical services. Subject: Central Health Care, Inc. LeCenter, MN CNH Solicitation- Medicare.
5/2/16 - CEO of Carrum Health Encourages Hospitals to Embrace Bundled Payment Arrangements as a "Common Sense Approach" to 21st Century Healthcare
"The Affordable Care Act has rewritten the healthcare industry's playbook and has forced providers to think differently about their role in making healthcare quality more affordable and consumer centric," says Sachin Jain, chief executive officer of Carrum Health. " Already more than 400 hospitals have adopted bundled payment arrangements with 800.
5/2/16 - CONTRACT AWARD - Q BOA - St. Luke's Lutheran Blue Earth, MN CNH Solicitation - Medicare
Office Address: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, NCO 23- MINNEAPOLIS, 708 S. THIRD ST., SUITE 200 E, ATTENTION: NETWORK CONTRACT MANAGER, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55415. Luke' s Lutheran Blue Earth, MN CNH Solicitation- Medicare. LUKE' s LUTHERAN CARE CENTER, INC., 1219 S RAMSEY ST, BLUE EARTH, MN, 56013.
5/2/16 - CONTRACT AWARD - Q Central Health Care, Inc. LeCenter, MN CNH Solicitation - Medicare
Office Address: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, NCO 23- MINNEAPOLIS, 708 S. THIRD ST., SUITE 200 E, ATTENTION: NETWORK CONTRACT MANAGER, MINNEAPOLIS MN 55415. Subject: Q Central Health Care, Inc. LeCenter, MN CNH Solicitation- Medicare. Awardee: CENTRAL HEALTH CARE OF LE CENTER, INC, 444 N CORDOVA AVE, LE CENTER, MN, 56057.
5/2/16 - Data on Medicare and Medicaid Reported by Researchers at University of Michigan [Urologist Participation in Medicare Shared Savings Program...
Data on Medicare and Medicaid Reported by Researchers at University of Michigan. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. Using 2012-2013 Medicare data and the National Provider Identifier Database, we classified each urologist in the U.S. and Puerto Ric
5/2/16 - Findings from Middle Tennessee State University in the Area of Health Insurance Reported (The Effect of Medicare Eligibility on Spousal...
When older spouses become eligible for Medicare, however, many of them can no longer provide their younger spouses with coverage. " Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Middle Tennessee State University, "In this paper, we study how spousal eligibility for Medicare affects the health insurance and health care access of young
5/2/16 - Findings from University of Minnesota Provides New Data about Medicare and Medicaid (Interest Group Conflict Over Medicaid Expansion: The Surprising...
Findings from University of Minnesota Provides New Data about Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Data detailed on Medicare and Medicaid have been presented. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from the University of Minnesota, "The 9201 lobbyists working on health care ref
5/2/16 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 8963) - Meeting
EVENT: Health and Human Services Department; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services holds a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System meeting to discuss preliminary coding and payment determinations for all new public requests for revisions to the HCPCS, June 1-2. LOCATION: Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Main Aud
5/2/16 - Hickory, N.C. Physician Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Health Care Fraud
CHARLOTTE, N.C. A Hickory physician was sentenced to 18 months in prison today on health care fraud charges for submitting to Medicaid and Medicare over $467,376 in fraudulent reimbursement claims, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Wayne Vincent Wilson, 55, was also ordered to serve one ye
5/2/16 - Investigators at RTI International Discuss Findings in Medicare and Medicaid (Copayments and Emergency Department Use Among Adult Medicaid Enrollees)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Fresh data on Medicare and Medicaid are presented in a new report. According to news originating from Washington, District of Columbia, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "A number of state Medicaid programs have recently proposed or implemented new or increased copayments
5/2/16 - Medicaid rebate allegations near resolution [The Albany Herald, Ga.]
May 02 ATLANTA Attorney General Sam Olens announced Monday that the state of Georgia has reached an agreement in principle to settle allegations against Wyeth, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., that would resolve allegations that Wyeth knowingly underpaid rebates owed under the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program for the sales of Protonix Oral
5/2/16 - Molina Healthcare to Acquire the Total Care Medicaid Plan in Upstate New York from Universal American
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Molina Healthcare, Inc. and Universal American Corp. jointly announced that they entered into a definitive agreement in which Molina will acquire Universal American's Total Care Medicaid plan in upstate New York. Total Care is a prepaid health services plan that provides health ca
5/2/16 - New Medicaid Rules Could Ease Rural Health Care's Problems [Governing]
May 02 The Obama administration released a new set of rules last week for managed care plans under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. This has the potential to be a game-changer for rural areas, which have more Medicaid patients but far fewer doctors than urban areas. While 21 percent of rural residents are on Medicaid compar
5/2/16 - New Medicare and Medicaid Findings from University of South Carolina Described (Thirty-Day Readmission Rates Among Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Investigators discuss new findings in Medicare and Medicaid. According to news reporting originating in Columbia, South Carolina, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "PurposeDual-eligible beneficiaries represented 19% of Medicare and 14% of Medicaid enrollment in 2009.
5/2/16 - New Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at Harvard University (The Introduction of Generic Risperidone in...
New Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at Harvard University. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Data detailed on Medicare and Medicaid have been presented. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Harvard University, "Historic cohort study.
5/2/16 - New Medicare and Medicaid Study Results Reported from A. Dobson et al (Economic Value of Prosthetic Services Among Medicare Beneficiaries: A...
New Medicare and Medicaid Study Results Reported from A. Dobson et al. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Current study results on Medicare and Medicaid have been published. The news reporters obtained a quote from the research, "To determine the extent to which Medicare patients who received selected prosthetic se
5/2/16 - New Orleans Jury Convicts Company Owner for Directing $3 Million Fraud and Kickback Scheme
WASHINGTON On Saturday, a jury in New Orleans convicted the owner of a health care company for her role in a $3.2 million Medicare fraud scheme operating in and around New Orleans. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite of the Eastern District of Louisiana, Spec
5/2/16 - Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, GO-TIME Launch an Online Portal to Save Money by Avoiding Improper Medicaid Payments
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 2, 2016/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The Department of Human Services and the Governor's Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management and Efficiency announced today that Pennsylvania has implemented an online customer portal for Third Party Liability that will modernize and streamline case processing to help ensure that Medica
5/2/16 - Price, Shimkus, Boustany Lead Bipartisan Letter to Prevent Administration's Medicare Experiment
WASHINGTON, D.C.- House Ways and Means Committee Member and Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, M.D., House Energy and Commerce Committee Member John Shimkus, and House Ways and Means Committee Member Charles Boustany Jr, M.D. spearheaded a letter sent today demanding Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to
5/2/16 - Recent Findings in Hypertension Described by Researchers from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Perceived Social Standing, Medication...
Recent Findings in Hypertension Described by Researchers from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. According to news reporting from Baltimore, Maryland, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "PurposeLittle is known about how perceived social standing versus traditional socioeconomic characteristics influence medication adherence and...
5/2/16 - Rep. Bucshon Introduces Bill on Medicare Prescription Drug Models Testing
Larry Bucshon, R- Ind., has introduced legislation to "prohibit further action on the proposed rule regarding testing of Medicare part B prescription drug models." Robert J. Dold, R- Ill., Charles W. Boustany Jr., R- La., Tom Price, R- Ga., and John Shimkus, R- Ill. It was jointly referred to the House Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means committ
5/2/16 - Reports from George Washington University Describe Recent Advances in Medicare and Medicaid (Policymaking by Other Means: Do States Use...
Reports from George Washington University Describe Recent Advances in Medicare and Medicaid. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest A new study on Medicare and Medicaid is now available. We address this question by examining Medicaid procedures across the 50 U.S. states, identifying different types of administrative ba
5/2/16 - Sale of 30 certificates of need dually eligible medicare/medicaid certified beds [TendersInfo (India)]
Bid Date& Time: 05/18/16 1:00 PM Bond: 10% bid bond Major organization: ASHTABULA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Address: 25 W Jefferson St Old Courthouse Building City: Jefferson, OH, 44047-1092 Country: United States Url: http://www.co.ashtabula.oh.us Notice type: Tender Notice Open date: 2016-05-18.
5/2/16 - Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week
The Republican governor, who has apologized for failures that created the disaster, also said Monday that he has formally asked for a meeting with President Barack Obama when the president visits Flint on Wednesday. Obama, whom Snyder will greet at the airport, is expected to speak at a high school, receive a briefing on the federal effort to assis
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