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6/30/16 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 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 and to allow 60 da
6/30/16 - CareSource signs U of L physicians group [Dayton Daily News, Ohio]
June 29 Downtown Dayton- based health insurer, CareSource, has expanded its provider network in Kentucky by signing the University of Louisville Physicians group to provide services for its members. The agreement, terms of which were not disclosed, gives CareSource members with Just4Me brand private insurance or Medicare Advantage plans access to
6/30/16 - Critics find much to dislike in Gov. Bevin's Medicaid proposal [Lexington Herald-Leader]
Matt Bevin's proposed Medicaid overhaul at a public hearing on Wednesday. "What I think you are doing is putting fiscal responsibility over what is good and right," former Medicaid recipient A.J. Jones of Louisville told several of Bevin's aides, who faced a packed hearing room in the Capitol Annex. Jones was responding to a comment made earlier b
6/30/16 - Education Resources Inc. Offers New Cancer Rehabilitation Course for Therapists [Agency Tunis Afrique Press]
Participants will learn to develop an evidence-based rehabilitation plan, while addressing current reimbursement requirements from Medicare and private insurance companies. She serves as an Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at University of Central Arkansas. As a NIH and industry funded researcher, Dr. VanHoose investigates the
6/30/16 - Ex-medical lab firm pleads guilty in doctor bribery scheme [Governance, Risk & Compliance Monitor Worldwide]
The former New Jersey lab company at the center of a long-running bribes-for-test-referrals scheme has pleaded guilty. Parsippany- based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services is no longer operational. Its organizers have admitted the scam involved millions of dollars in bribes and resulted in more than $100 million in payments to the company from Medic
6/30/16 - Ex-medical lab firm pleads guilty in doctor bribery scheme [Palestine News Network]
The former New Jersey lab company at the center of a long-running bribes-for-test-referrals scheme has pleaded guilty. Parsippany- based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services is no longer operational. Its organizers have admitted the scam involved millions of dollars in bribes and resulted in more than $100 million in payments to the company from Medic
6/30/16 - Healthy Kids launches outreach campaign
Tallahassee, Florida Starting July 1, 2016 immigrant children who are lawfully residing in Florida will be able to obtain health insurance coverage. The Florida Legislature exercised the state option to eliminate the five-year Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program waiting period for lawfully present children who would otherwise qualify..
6/30/16 - HHS Issues Correction Rule for Medicare, Medicaid Programs
WASHINGTON, June 30 The Department of Health and Human Services published the following rule in the Federal Register from the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services:. A Rule by the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services on 06/30/2016. This document corrects technical errors that appeared in the final rule published in the Federal Register on Ma
6/30/16 - Lack of Medicaid expansion played 'big' role in decision to sell St. Francis, hospital president says
The lack of Medicaid expansion in Kansas played a "big" role in the decision to sell St. Francis Health, the hospital's president said Wednesday, detailing how the organization faces financial pressure over the state's unwillingness to increase program eligibility. "I'm not going to say failure to expand Medicaid is the sole reason why it's a bi
6/30/16 - Legislative Council drops Medicaid lawsuit against Gov. Walker [Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage]
June 29 The Alaska Legislative Council voted Wednesday to end its lawsuit challenging the expansion of Medicaid, opting to not pursue an appeal of the decision it lost in Superior Court in Anchorage to Gov. "I just think the governor did the right thing in moving ahead with Medicaid expansion," Stevens said in an interview after the meeting. "A
6/30/16 - Locals arrested in $2M Medicaid fraud case [The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M.]
June 30 FARMINGTON Two local residents were arrested Tuesday on allegations they defrauded the federal Medicaid program of almost $2 million, according to a U.S. Department of Justice press release. Rosita Toledo, 46, of Kirtland, and Cory Werito, 32, of Farmington, co-owners and operators of CW Transport, are each charged with nine counts of h
6/30/16 - Medical group audit shows billing errors [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
June 29 An audit of a key medical group that treats patients at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside found significant errors in the organization's Medicare billing, but the group's leader said the investigation is inaccurate. Those pages indicate that Medicare payments sought by the Tri-City Emergency Medical Group from March through May of 2015
6/30/16 - Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities; Correction
SUMMARY: This document corrects technical errors that appeared in the final rule published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2016, entitled " Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Fire Safety Requirements for Certain Health Care Facilities." On page 26897, at SEC 416.44, we inadvertently omitted a portion of the sentence. On page 26899, at SEC 482.41, we
6/30/16 - Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Coverage and Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with...
Medicare Program; End-Stage Renal Disease Prospective Payment System, Coverage and Payment for Renal Dialysis Services Furnished to Individuals with Acute Kidney Injury, End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program, Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program Bid Surety Bonds, State Licensure and.
6/30/16 - Now Available from AIS: New Edition of Annual Resource With Up-to-Date Information on Medicare, Medicaid Market
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the publication of AIS's Medicare and Medicaid Market Data: 2016. Data on Medicare Advantage/ Medicare managed care, Medicare Part D, managed Medicaid and dual-eligibles enrollment and market share by state and by company plus enrollment data for MA plans by county and by region. Details
6/30/16 - Presolicitation Notice - Services to Support the Adjudication and Payment of Fee-for-Service Medicaid Claims and the Enrollment and Management of Providers (ASO)
Office Address: State of South Carolina; South Carolina- Department of Health& Human Services; Bureau of Federal Contracts; Department of Health and Human ServicesP. Place of Performance: Department of Health and Human Services1801 Main Street Columbia, SC. South Carolina- Department of Health& Human Services.
6/29/16 - "It's Like Trying To Stop A Train": Therapy Providers Want Medicaid Rate Cuts Halted
Two years ago, seven-year-old Jaime Soto couldn't tell his mom if he was hungry, or that he was in pain, or the answer to any of her simple who-what-where questions. Three years ago, he didn't know how to get dressed or how to put on socks and shoes, how to brush his teeth or wash his hands. Sometimes he says he understands something even though hi
6/29/16 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request; Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) Program National Beneficiary...
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request; Senior Medicare Patrol Program National Beneficiary Survey. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, federal agencies are required to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public...
6/29/16 - Alexander: Darin Gordon Helped Transform TennCare into One of the Country's Most Fiscally Responsible Medicaid Programs
"As the state's longest-serving TennCare director and the longest-serving Medicaid director in the country, Darin has helped transition Tennessee's Medicaid programs from being one of the state's biggest budget headaches to being consistently ranked as one of the nation's more fiscally responsible. TennCare is the state's $10.5 billion Medicaid...
6/29/16 - Biocept Comments on Reimbursement Provisions in CMS' Final PAMA Rule
Biocept, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company commercializing and developing liquid biopsies to profile and monitor patients diagnosed with cancer, provides the following statement regarding the Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule provisions under Protecting Access to Medicare Act released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
6/29/16 - BRIEF: Legislative Council drops Medicaid lawsuit against Gov. Walker [Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage]
June 29 The Alaska Legislative Council voted Wednesday to kill its Medicaid expansion lawsuit, after losing its case in Superior Court to Gov. Craig Johnson, R- Anchorage; Rep. Charisse Millett, R- Anchorage; and Rep.
6/29/16 - BRIEF: Local Medicaid fraud trial postponed [Newton Daily News, Iowa]
June 29 A Newton man accused of creating false Medicaid records waived his right to a speedy trial this week, postponing the court date. Those records were used in billing the state of Iowa nearly $4,000 for false Consumer Directed Attendant Care/ Medicaid services. Sholley was investigated by the State of Iowa, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and wa
6/29/16 - Brown Outlines Bipartisan Effort To Lower Costs of Life-Saving Drugs
Bill Would Reduce Exclusivity Period for Essential Drugs to Increase Competition and Improve Access to Biologics, Save Billions in Drug Costs; Proposal Would Save Taxpayers Billions of Dollars Over the Next 10 Years. "The high cost of prescription drugs hurts patients, strains Medicare and Medicaid, and drives up private insurance costs," said Bro
6/29/16 - CareDx Responds to CMS Proposal to Cut AlloMap Pricing by 74%
CareDx, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value diagnostic solutions for transplant patients, is challenging the recent proposal by Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services as being harmful for heart transplant patients. If this proposal stands, Car
6/29/16 - Education Resources Inc. Offers New Cancer Rehabilitation Course for Therapists
Participants will learn to develop an evidence-based rehabilitation plan, while addressing current reimbursement requirements from Medicare and private insurance companies. She serves as an Assistant Professor in the Physical Therapy Department at University of Central Arkansas. As a NIH and industry funded researcher, Dr. VanHoose investigates the
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