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1/20/17 - Affordable Care Act repeal could see 230,000 Iowans without health coverage: report [The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa]
In that attempt, Congress, through budget reconciliation, would have dismantled the law by getting rid of funding for Medicaid expansion, the mandate and money for tax subsidies. According to the Iowa Policy Project report, the state could lose $446 million in federal Medicaid funding in 2019 and a total of $5.4 billion from 2019 to 2028 if the ACA
1/20/17 - Bentley to Congress: Keep funding for Medicaid, hospitals [Montgomery Advertiser, Ala.]
Jan. 19 If Congress moves forward with health care changes, Gov. Robert Bentley wants the states to have more power to determine eligibility and benefits for Medicaid recipients, end federal marketplaces for health insurance and replacement of the individual mandate for health insurance with incentives for enrollment. But in a letter to House Maj
1/20/17 - Centene's Pennsylvania Subsidiary Awarded Medicaid Agreement For The HealthChoices Program
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Centene Corporation announced that its Pennsylvania subsidiary, Pennsylvania Health& Wellness, has been selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services to serve Medicaid recipients enrolled in the HealthChoices program in three zones. In April, Centene was originally selected
1/20/17 - Court hearing set on N.C. Medicaid expansion Court hearing set on N.C. Medicaid expansion
Roy Cooper's attempt to expand the state Medicaid program. Expansion supporters, as well as several academic studies, have determined such a move could benefit more than 500,000 North Carolinians- potentially raising total Medicaid recipients to 2.4 million. Public Policy Polling released Thursday the results of its latest survey of North Carolinia
1/20/17 - Criticizing Kansas, feds deny extension of KanCare privatized Medicaid program [The Kansas City Star]
Jan. 19 Federal officials have rejected Kansas' request to extend the state's privatized Medicaid program for another year after raising concerns about the program's transparency and effectiveness. Kansas is "substantively out of compliance with Federal statutes and regulations, as well as its Medicaid State Plan," concluded investigators from th
1/20/17 - Federal officials reject extension for KanCare, citing concerns [The Wichita Eagle]
Jan. 19 Federal officials have rejected Kansas' request to extend its privatized Medicaid program, KanCare, saying it has failed to meet federal standards and risked the health and safety of enrollees. Federal authorization for Kansas' privatized Medicaid system ends at the end of this year. Kansas privatized its $3.4 billion Medicaid program in
1/20/17 - Findings in the Area of Heart Transplants Reported from Ohio State University College of Medicine (Impact of insurance status on heart transplant...
According to news reporting out of Columbus, Ohio, by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "To test the hypotheses that receipt of Medicaid or Medicare and low socioeconomic status leads to increased mortality and lower chances of transplantation among heart transplant candidates with bridge to transplant left ventricular assist devices.
1/20/17 - Findings on Diabetes Reported by B. Guerard et al (Improvement in Oral Diabetes Medication Adherence after a Comprehensive Wellness Assessment in a...
Findings on Diabetes Reported by B. Guerard et al. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Investigators publish new report on Diabetes. The CWA targeted primarily dual eligible Special Needs Plan enrollees in a Medicare Advantage plan.
1/20/17 - Investigators at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Discuss Findings in Dentistry (Dental Care And Medicare Beneficiaries:...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News New research on Dentistry is the subject of a report. According to news reporting out of Baltimore, Maryland, by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "Despite the wealth of evidence that oral health is related to physical health, Medicare explicitly excludes dental care from coverage
1/20/17 - Judge blocks Planned Parenthood Medicaid ouster, for now [Austin American-Statesman]
Jan. 20 A federal judge issued a temporary order Thursday blocking Texas officials from ousting Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid health care provider, as planned, on Saturday. District Judge Sam Sparks didn't rule on the merits of the case, which focused on whether a 2015 undercover video offered sufficient evidence of medical and ethical violati
1/20/17 - Medicare bundled-payments model cut joint replacement costs by more than 20 percent
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News PHILADELPHIA- Bundled payment models can push Medicare and health system costs down considerably without sacrificing quality of care, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The study, the first to combine hospital cost and Medi
1/20/17 - MEDICARE COUNSELING AVAILABLE
Passaic County Volunteer SHIP counselors are available at the Clifton Senior Center Barn C -5 to provide free counseling on Medicare and other senior medical insurance programs like Medicare Advantage Plans, Part D plans, Medigap and supplemental plans form former employers or unions. St. Philip the Apostle Prime Timers. St. Philip the Apostle Prim
1/20/17 - Modification to a Previous Presolicitation Notice - Workers Compensation Review Contractor
Office Address: Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services; Office of Acquisition and Grants Management; 7500 Security Blvd.C2-21-15 Baltimore MD 21244-1850. Description: Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services.
1/20/17 - New Findings from Pain Management Center in the Area of Medicare and Medicaid Reported (Retrospective cohort study of usage patterns of epidural...
New Findings from Pain Management Center in the Area of Medicare and Medicaid Reported. 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 in Paducah, Kentucky, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "To assess the usage p
1/20/17 - New Medicare and Medicaid Data Have Been Reported by J. Stensland and Co-Authors (Contrary To Popular Belief, Medicaid Hospital Admissions Are Often...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News A new study on Medicare and Medicaid is now available. Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research, " Medicaid admissions are often profitable for hospitals because of payments from both the Medicaid program and the Medicare program, including payments for uncompensated car
1/20/17 - New Medicare and Medicaid Data Have Been Reported by Researchers at University of Connecticut (Variability in state Medicaid medication management...
New Medicare and Medicaid Data Have Been Reported by Researchers at University of Connecticut. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Data detailed on Medicare and Medicaid have been presented. According to news reporting originating from Storrs, Connecticut, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "Many U.S. state
1/20/17 - New Medicare and Medicaid Study Findings Have Been Reported by N. Chalmers and Colleagues (After Medicaid Expansion In Kentucky, Use Of Hospital...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Research findings on Medicare and Medicaid are discussed in a new report. According to news reporting originating in Westborough, Massachusetts, by VerticalNews journalists, research stated, "Access to oral health care is a critical need for the adult Medicaid population. Following the
1/20/17 - Poll: Cooper, Medicaid expansion, HB2 repeal enjoy support [The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)]
Jan. 20 RALEIGH North Carolinians are more likely to approve of Gov. Roy Cooper, want House Bill 2 repealed and Medicaid expanded and disapprove of Donald Trump as president, believing he will be a worse president than Barack Obama, according to a poll released Wednesday by left-leaning Public Policy Polling. About 30 percent believe North Caro
1/20/17 - Reports on Medicare and Medicaid Findings from Agency Healthcare Research & Quality Provide New Insights (Previous Medicaid Expansion May Have...
Reports on Medicare and Medicaid Findings from Agency Healthcare Research& Quality Provide New Insights. By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Insurance Weekly News Fresh data on Medicare and Medicaid are presented in a new report. We found that expanded Medicaid coverage geared toward pregnant women and children during their first year of life
1/20/17 - Research Data from Columbia University Update Understanding of Dentistry (Medicaid Meets Its Equal Access Requirement For Dental Care, But Oral...
The news correspondents obtained a quote from the research from Columbia University, "After we adjusted for demographic and parent characteristics, we found no differences between the two groups in parent-reported use of dental care or unmet need for dental care. According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "Our findings suggest that Me
1/20/17 - Researchers at Marquette University Discuss Findings in Dentistry (Differences in utilization of dental procedures by children enrolled in Wisconsin...
We examined the rates for the different types of dental procedures received by 0-18- year-old children living in DHPSAs and non-DHPSAs who were enrolled in Medicaid and those enrolled under Delta Dental of Wisconsin for years 2002 to 2008. ". Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Marquette University, " Medicaid and DDW denta
1/20/17 - Rio Grande Valley Area Doctor Charged in Illegal Kickback Scheme
A Rio Grande Valley area doctor has been taken into custody for his scheme to solicit and obtain illegal kickbacks in exchange for Medicare patient referrals, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. The indictment alleges Martinez solicited and obtained cash in exchange for referrals of Medicare beneficiaries to prospective home health agencies.
1/20/17 - Snyder meets with U.S. senators on Obamacare, Medicaid plans [Detroit Free Press]
Rick Snyder and other governors met with Republican U.S. senators on Thursday to voice concerns about a proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act with Medicaid coverage for about 600,000 low-income Michiganders in the balance. Snyder and other governors have said Medicaid expansion made possible under the Affordable Care Act otherwise known as
1/20/17 - Some Las Crucens organize to oppose Obamacare repeal [Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M.]
Jan. 20 LAS CRUCES Fast-paced efforts by a Republican-controlled Congress to repeal the federal Affordable Care Act have sparked some Las Crucens to organize opposition to the move. However, others are expressing support for a repeal of the 2010 law, also known informally as Obamacare, which expanded the number of low-income residents eligible
1/20/17 - Sowkulech named medicaid services manager at SCBDD [The Portsmouth Daily Times, Ohio]
Jan. 20 The Medicaid Services Manager works closely with the Service and Support Administration and Finance departments to provide technical assistance and monitoring pertaining to all Medicaid services. "I look forward to putting new systems into place to further enhance the agency's ability to manage and allocate Medicaid funds," Sowkulech sai
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