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Daily Press
Anne Holton is no stranger to political campaignswho was Kaine's secretary of health and human services and later became head of
Anne Holton is no stranger to political campaigns
Daily Press / Posted an hour ago
who was Kaine's secretary of health and human services and later became head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said Holton used her perch as first lady "in a very graceful way" - as a strong advocate who did not... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Organogenesis' PuraPly and PuraPly AM wound care products now eligible for Medicare coverage in 10 stateshave already been approved for pass-through reimbursement in the hospital outpa
Organogenesis' PuraPly and PuraPly AM wound care products now eligible for Medicare coverage in 10 states
News-Medical-Net / Posted 3 hours ago
have already been approved for pass-through reimbursement in the hospital outpatient setting by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Related Stories PuraPly and PuraPly AM are FDA 510(k)-cleared Class II medical devices indicated... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Center offers options for medically complex childrenoccupied by Reach Center for the Blind, has passed all of its inspections witho
Center offers options for medically complex children
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 5 hours ago
occupied by Reach Center for the Blind, has passed all of its inspections without deficiencies and is awaiting its Medicaid provider number, said Registered Nurse Lorie Graves, who oversees regional business development Pediatric Health... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Patiently waitingHaving 16 patients waiting for approval for medicaid payments at Asbury Park ma
Patiently waiting
The Newton Kansan / Posted 5 hours ago
Having 16 patients waiting for approval for medicaid payments at Asbury Park may not sound like a big deal — but it is. Some of those patients have been waiting since January, and the unpaid bills total more than $250,000. That alone has forced a... Read more
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The Post-Journal
More Than 400 Chautauqua County Seniors Are Waiting For Personal Carethe elderly in their homes since assisted living costs are high. While it's be
More Than 400 Chautauqua County Seniors Are Waiting For Personal Care
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
the elderly in their homes since assisted living costs are high. While it's being recognized and there's a push on the Medicaid side to keep people in their homes, Spanos said funding sources haven't caught up all the way. "We certainly have... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Libertarian town hallmuch money. It taxes too much." He proposes "a 20 percent reduction in federal
Libertarian town hall
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 6 hours ago
much money. It taxes too much." He proposes "a 20 percent reduction in federal spending. To do that, you've got to include Medicaid, Medicare, military spending." That's responsible budgeting. But some libertarians say Johnson and Weld are not... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
DHS: New Medicaid system receives over 225 grievancesinsurance companies now running the program received the notices of dissatisfac
DHS: New Medicaid system receives over 225 grievances
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 6 hours ago
insurance companies now running the program received the notices of dissatisfaction in April, May and June from Medicaid patients. The grievances were resolved within 30 calendar days, according to the report. Roughly 115 appeals were... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Oglala Tribe Members Urged To Enroll In Medicare, MedicaidSD Officials for the Indian Health Service were in Pine Ridge Friday working t
Oglala Tribe Members Urged To Enroll In Medicare, Medicaid
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 hours ago
SD Officials for the Indian Health Service were in Pine Ridge Friday working to enroll tribal members in Medicare and Medicaid. And the health fair and enrollment center at Billy Mills Hal could mean improved medical-treatment options for... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Kelli Ward: 'We Cannot Change Washington Unless We Change The People We Send There'But Obamacare was the thing that pushed me over the edge to actually run for of
Kelli Ward: 'We Cannot Change Washington Unless We Change The People We Send There'
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 8 hours ago
But Obamacare was the thing that pushed me over the edge to actually run for office because Arizona was contemplating Medicaid expansion which is part of Obamacare and Obamacare state-based exchanges and there were no conservative voices for... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
5 reasons prescription drug prices keep risingMedicare drug benefit in 2003, they barred the program that now covers 40 milli
5 reasons prescription drug prices keep rising
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 8 hours ago
Medicare drug benefit in 2003, they barred the program that now covers 40 million Americans from negotiating drug prices. Medicaid, on the other hand, must cover all drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration, regardless of whether a... Read more
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Business Wire
Lundin Law PC Announces an Investigation of American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. and Advises Investors With Losses to Contact the Firmfiduciary duties. According to some reports, American Renal has been luring pat
Lundin Law PC Announces an Investigation of American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. and Advises Investors With Losses to Contact the Firm
Business Wire / Posted 9 hours ago
fiduciary duties. According to some reports, American Renal has been luring patients away from affordable Medicare and Medicaid programs and convincing them to sign up with UnitedHealthcare of Florida, Inc., UnitedHealthcare of Ohio, Inc. and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Woman struggling to prove she’s alive after government declares her deadgovernment has been attempting to take back two years’ worth of Social Security
Woman struggling to prove she’s alive after government declares her dead
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 9 hours ago
government has been attempting to take back two years’ worth of Social Security payments and to recoup any Medicare or Medicaid dollars put toward Murphy’s treatment during that time. As of Thursday, efforts to correct the error had been... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Mental-health agency audits show years of financial problemsside of the center's operation, said Coss. The questions relate to how the mone
Mental-health agency audits show years of financial problems
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 hours ago
side of the center's operation, said Coss. The questions relate to how the money is being used internally once it is collected. The agency also receives funding from Medicare and Medicaid and private insurance. dnarciso@dispatch.com @DeanN... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Pharmacists can now dispense heroin overdose drug without prescriptionnasal spray devices, or commercial auto-injectors. A spokesperson for DHS says
Pharmacists can now dispense heroin overdose drug without prescription
WAOW Wausau / Posted 11 hours ago
nasal spray devices, or commercial auto-injectors. A spokesperson for DHS says the cost of the drug will be covered for Medicaid patients. “In Wisconsin, and nationwide, we’re seeing lives lost and families shattered by opioid overdoses,... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Spiking health insurance costs for individuals falls on “middle of the middle class”didn't qualify for premium tax credits or cost-sharing subsidies to help with o
Spiking health insurance costs for individuals falls on “middle of the middle class”
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 hours ago
didn't qualify for premium tax credits or cost-sharing subsidies to help with out-of-pocket costs, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services figures show. BlueCross won about 69 percent of the insurance marketplace customers for this year; Cigna... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Athens-Limestone Animal Shelter full; adoptions neededThe address is 1701 Highway 72 East in Athens. Their phone number is 256-771-78
Athens-Limestone Animal Shelter full; adoptions needed
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 hours ago
The address is 1701 Highway 72 East in Athens. Their phone number is 256-771-7889. They have information about spaying and neutering programs that cost $10 to $20 for Limestone County pet owners who use Medicaid or who have lower household in... Read more
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Deseret News
Two nuns found stabbed to death in Mississippiwhere 41 percent of the population lives in poverty. Approximately 40 percent o
Two nuns found stabbed to death in Mississippi
Deseret News / Posted 13 hours ago
where 41 percent of the population lives in poverty. Approximately 40 percent of the patients are uninsured or have only Medicaid. But despite the destitution in Durant, violent crime there is rare. The sisters helped treat thousands of patients... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EpiPen price gouging demonstrates need for more competition in generic drugsdrugs, rather than just different manufacturers of the same compound. Granted,
EpiPen price gouging demonstrates need for more competition in generic drugs
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
drugs, rather than just different manufacturers of the same compound. Granted, it’s a tricky exercise. Through Medicare and Medicaid, however, federal and state governments have started to explore how to do so with several types of treatment,... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Hot Topic: Scrutinizing the Affordable Care Actso will the prices of the premiums. Also, the percentage will decrease even mor
Hot Topic: Scrutinizing the Affordable Care Act
The Daily Cougar / Posted 14 hours ago
so will the prices of the premiums. Also, the percentage will decrease even more when the other 20 states decide to expand Medicaid under ACA. The program is saving lives and giving people a chance to seek medical help without having to pay an arm... Read more
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Daily Mail
Utah woman, 64, is fighting to prove to Social Security she's aliveit's owed out of Murphy's bank account. The government is attempting to pull t
Utah woman, 64, is fighting to prove to Social Security she's alive
Daily Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
it's owed out of Murphy's bank account. The government is attempting to pull the money in order to recoup any Medicare or Medicaid dollars used for Murphy's treatment during the two years it declared her dead. Murphy is on a fixed income and now... Read more
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Business Wire
Privia Quality Network: Medicare Shared Savings Program Performance Year 2015 Quality and Financial ResultsARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (
Privia Quality Network: Medicare Shared Savings Program Performance Year 2015 Quality and Financial Results
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the 2015 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model that show physicians,... Read more
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Business Wire
Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. - ARAfiled by UnitedHealth Group, Inc., American Renal Associates has allegedly stee
Rosen Law Firm Announces Investigation of Securities Claims Against American Renal Associates Holdings, Inc. - ARA
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
filed by UnitedHealth Group, Inc., American Renal Associates has allegedly steered patients away from Medicare and Medicaid programs into higher paying Affordable Care Act programs. On August 18, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid... Read more
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ABC News
EpiPen Users Have Few Options for Generic or Alternate Drugs$144 to $379 with the use of a coupon. The price for Adrenaclick was $466 to $4
EpiPen Users Have Few Options for Generic or Alternate Drugs
ABC News / Posted 15 hours ago
$144 to $379 with the use of a coupon. The price for Adrenaclick was $466 to $496 with a coupon. The EpiPen is covered by Medicaid and other insurance plans, so most consumers do not pay full price for it. At least two health insurance companies... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
DHS says over 225 grievances filed under new Medicaid systemDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa agency overseeing the state's transition to a
DHS says over 225 grievances filed under new Medicaid system
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 hours ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa agency overseeing the state's transition to a privately managed Medicaid program says it recorded over 225 grievances in the first three months of the new system. The Iowa Department of Human Services says three... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Texarkana area residents help with Louisiana flood relief effortsinnovatorLouisiana is a health care innovator Our new Governor John Bel Edward
Texarkana area residents help with Louisiana flood relief efforts
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 15 hours ago
innovatorLouisiana is a health care innovator Our new Governor John Bel Edwards boldly campaigned that he would expand Medicaid in a deeply red state. He appointed a leader who thinks out of the box in Dr. Rebekah Gee, Secretary of the State... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Former Priority Partners employee pleads guilty to Medicaid fraudA former employee of Priority Partners, a Medicaid Managed Care Organization ow
Former Priority Partners employee pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud
Baltimore Sun / Posted 15 hours ago
A former employee of Priority Partners, a Medicaid Managed Care Organization owned by Johns Hopkins HealthCare, pleded guilty to felony Medicaid fraud for altering medical records that caused the Medicaid to improperly pay the company more than... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Using psychology and a great network to build trusta home that could accommodate her mother’s unique situation. When I asked about
Using psychology and a great network to build trust
Financial Planning.com / Posted 15 hours ago
a home that could accommodate her mother’s unique situation. When I asked about her mother’s finances, I learned she was on Medicaid, limiting the choices of acceptable facilities. Finally, I asked them what the ideal situation would look like. My... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
DHS says over 225 grievances filed under new Medicaid systemDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa agency overseeing the state's transition to a
DHS says over 225 grievances filed under new Medicaid system
KTTC Rochester / Posted 15 hours ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa agency overseeing the state's transition to a privately managed Medicaid program says it recorded over 225 grievances in the first three months of the new system. The Iowa Department of Human Services says three... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Jury says Ohio Democratic Party didn't defame lawmakerhe wasn't personally liable in the case. The lawsuit was based on two statemen
Jury says Ohio Democratic Party didn't defame lawmaker
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
he wasn't personally liable in the case. The lawsuit was based on two statements in the mailings: that Barnes "blocked Medicaid for the poor" and "disenfranchised voters." In the lawsuit, Barnes stated that he actually voted in favor of... Read more
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Arkansas Times
KAIT: Family services leader fired for 'integrity, honesty' reasonsshe was never removed from the group after departing DCFS." The names of foste
KAIT: Family services leader fired for 'integrity, honesty' reasons
Arkansas Times / Posted 16 hours ago
she was never removed from the group after departing DCFS." The names of foster children, Social Security information, and Medicaid numbers were all included in the conversations. The state also questioned the security of using the app for such... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Lottery bill dies in Alabama Senate special sessionbill, as it stands Friday morning, would use about $450 million for debt repaym
Lottery bill dies in Alabama Senate special session
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 hours ago
bill, as it stands Friday morning, would use about $450 million for debt repayment and would free up $70 million for Medicaid, according to Rep. Steve Clouse. All content © 2016, WALA; Mobile, AL. (A Meredith Corporation Station). All Rights... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Finger Lakes Health to offer Living with Diabetes classblood glucose monitoring, prevention of complications and community resources.C
Finger Lakes Health to offer Living with Diabetes class
MPNnow.com / Posted 16 hours ago
blood glucose monitoring, prevention of complications and community resources.Course cost is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurances. Each attendee can bring one support person free of charge, and lunch is included. To register,... Read more
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Daily Record
Rein in the drug lordsnear-monopolistic position. Democrats, on the other hand, have emphasized gove
Rein in the drug lords
Daily Record / Posted 16 hours ago
near-monopolistic position. Democrats, on the other hand, have emphasized government-negotiated prices in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, which would not only lower costs for people enrolled in those programs, but pressure private insurers to... Read more
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The Hill
Obama officials call to boost healthcare funds to Puerto Ricospreading earlier this year. More than 1.6 million people in Puerto Rico, almo
Obama officials call to boost healthcare funds to Puerto Rico
The Hill / Posted 16 hours ago
spreading earlier this year. More than 1.6 million people in Puerto Rico, almost half the population, are enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program, the letter states. Adding to the worries, one-time healthcare funding... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
DHS says over 220 grievances filed under new Medicaid systemThe Iowa agency overseeing the state's transition to a privately managed Medica
DHS says over 220 grievances filed under new Medicaid system
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 16 hours ago
The Iowa agency overseeing the state's transition to a privately managed Medicaid program says it recorded over 225 grievances in the first three months of the new system. The Iowa Department of Human Services says three insurance companies that now... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
EXCLUSIVE: Documents detail firing of Greene Co. DHS supervisorshe was never removed from the group after departing DCFS." The names of foste
EXCLUSIVE: Documents detail firing of Greene Co. DHS supervisor
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 16 hours ago
she was never removed from the group after departing DCFS." The names of foster children, Social Security information, and Medicaid numbers were all included in the conversations. The state also questioned the security of using the app for such... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The Democratic Primary Candidateseveryone. State Revenues - Revenue streams that the state has relied on for ye
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 16 hours ago
everyone. State Revenues - Revenue streams that the state has relied on for years are at risk. Expenses for programs like Medicaid threaten to choke spending for all the other things that we need money for -- things like infrastructure, education... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The Republican Primary CandidatesSeek waiver of current regulations to allow the expansion of health savings acc
The Republican Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Seek waiver of current regulations to allow the expansion of health savings accounts. F. Obtain waivers of current Medicaid funds to allowing individuals the option to purchase health insurance in the marketplace or exchanges. This option... Read more
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Dover Post
The Democratic Primary Candidateseveryone. State Revenues - Revenue streams that the state has relied on for ye
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 17 hours ago
everyone. State Revenues - Revenue streams that the state has relied on for years are at risk. Expenses for programs like Medicaid threaten to choke spending for all the other things that we need money for -- things like infrastructure, education... Read more
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Dover Post
The Republican Primary CandidatesSeek waiver of current regulations to allow the expansion of health savings acc
The Republican Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 17 hours ago
Seek waiver of current regulations to allow the expansion of health savings accounts. F. Obtain waivers of current Medicaid funds to allowing individuals the option to purchase health insurance in the marketplace or exchanges. This option... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Amid raucous election, rising insurance costs get scant attentionin large part by higher drug costs, but Republicans also blame Obamacare regula
Amid raucous election, rising insurance costs get scant attention
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
in large part by higher drug costs, but Republicans also blame Obamacare regulations. Democrats counter that expanding Medicaid – something Florida House Republicans have rejected – could alleviate some of the costs. Unlike tax rates,... Read more
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CBS News
For these rising costs, the middle class has it the worstchallenges from uneven consumer spending trends. That’s not to say that low-in
For these rising costs, the middle class has it the worst
CBS News / Posted 17 hours ago
challenges from uneven consumer spending trends. That’s not to say that low-income Americans have it easy. While the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act helped more lower-income households gain health coverage, millions continue... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Inquiry into kickbacks for addict referralsthe Federal Anti-Kickback Statue criminalizes patient brokering when treatment
Inquiry into kickbacks for addict referrals
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 hours ago
the Federal Anti-Kickback Statue criminalizes patient brokering when treatment services are billed to Medicare or Medicaid, it appears that no such federal law exists to prohibit patient brokering and other kickbacks when the services are... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
More Americans can afford medications under ObamacareAmericans still find it hard to afford prescriptions. That number could be redu
More Americans can afford medications under Obamacare
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 18 hours ago
Americans still find it hard to afford prescriptions. That number could be reduced if more states opted to participate in Medicaid expansion, the study authors suggested. Medicaid expansion is a provision of the Affordable Care Act that extends... Read more
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Island Packet
Lawsuit: Cleaning company claims Beaufort County rigged bids, exploited the disabledof conflicts of interest.” Molloy also claims the county paid DSN’s consumers
Lawsuit: Cleaning company claims Beaufort County rigged bids, exploited the disabled
Island Packet / Posted 18 hours ago
of conflicts of interest.” Molloy also claims the county paid DSN’s consumers “under minimum wage, while using federal Medicaid monies to pay their supervisors, who were paid well above the minimum wage.” The suit alleges Molloy was told the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
August 26, 2016alcohol, purchase cigarettes, open a bank account, apply for food stamps, a
August 26, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 18 hours ago
alcohol, purchase cigarettes, open a bank account, apply for food stamps, apply for welfare, apply for Medicaid, apply for Social Security, apply for a job, apply for a mortgage, apply for unemployment, apply for a hunting... Read more
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Philly.com
Have a beef on a nursing home? Pa. inspectors won't talk to you, advocates saydischarge him. "They completely ignored what my complaint was about," Montana
Have a beef on a nursing home? Pa. inspectors won't talk to you, advocates say
Philly.com / Posted 18 hours ago
discharge him. "They completely ignored what my complaint was about," Montana said. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have guidelines for investigators. They say to interview the person the complaint involves, without... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Despite indictment, US Rep. Brown trying to stay in officeBrown has stood with Democrats on gun control and has been quite vocal about Fl
Despite indictment, US Rep. Brown trying to stay in office
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
Brown has stood with Democrats on gun control and has been quite vocal about Florida's decision to refuse to expand Medicaid eligibility. But Lawson is not in complete agreement with other Democrats on some gun issues and criticized Brown's... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Alabama Senate takes up lottery billbill, as it stands Friday morning, would use about $450 million for debt repaym
Alabama Senate takes up lottery bill
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 hours ago
bill, as it stands Friday morning, would use about $450 million for debt repayment and would free up $70 million for Medicaid, according to Rep. Steve Clouse. All content © 2016, WALA; Mobile, AL. (A Meredith Corporation Station). All Rights... Read more
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Newsmax
10 Reasons the Economy Isn't as Good as It Seemsrates indicate underlying economic weakness. Since families living in poverty g
10 Reasons the Economy Isn't as Good as It Seems
Newsmax / Posted 19 hours ago
rates indicate underlying economic weakness. Since families living in poverty generally rely on government programs - Medicaid, WIC, SNAP (food stamps), and others - to remain healthy and solvent, elevated poverty rates strain federal, state,... Read more
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