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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Vote affirms mental-health Medicaid capAbout 10,000 Arkansans who receive group-therapy services through Medicaid will
Vote affirms mental-health Medicaid cap
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 minutes ago
About 10,000 Arkansans who receive group-therapy services through Medicaid will be limited to 25 one-hour sessions a year under a rule change that will take effect next week. An effort to rescind legislative approval of the change failed Friday for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
With Congress now in recess, Sen. Burr picks up campaigninga federal law helping people with disabilities accumulate tax-free funds for se
With Congress now in recess, Sen. Burr picks up campaigning
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
a federal law helping people with disabilities accumulate tax-free funds for services without losing federal benefits like Medicaid. The two-term senator is also slated to participate in a Bladen County GOP event in Elizabethtown in the afte... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
With Congress now in recess, Sen. Burr picks up campaigninga federal law helping people with disabilities accumulate tax-free funds for se
With Congress now in recess, Sen. Burr picks up campaigning
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
a federal law helping people with disabilities accumulate tax-free funds for services without losing federal benefits like Medicaid. The two-term senator is also slated to participate in a Bladen County GOP event in Elizabethtown in the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
With Congress now in recess, Sen. Burr picks up campaigninga federal law helping people with disabilities accumulate tax-free funds for se
With Congress now in recess, Sen. Burr picks up campaigning
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted an hour ago
a federal law helping people with disabilities accumulate tax-free funds for services without losing federal benefits like Medicaid. The two-term senator is also slated to participate in a Bladen County GOP event in Elizabethtown in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
All is not lost2013 to 6.4 percent at the end of 2015. Major provisions of the law took effect
All is not lost
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted an hour ago
2013 to 6.4 percent at the end of 2015. Major provisions of the law took effect in 2014, and Pennsylvania approved expanded Medicaid as part of the law in 2015. Pennsylvania also is part of the long overdue trend toward higher incomes. The nation... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Vt. deal will boost wellness goalsannounced its goal. Once Vermont completes its deal with the federal governmen
Vt. deal will boost wellness goals
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
announced its goal. Once Vermont completes its deal with the federal government allowing the state�s Medicare and Medicaid patients to be treated in the same way, the UVM Medical Center�s revenue for keeping patients healthy could jump to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Patients flood ERs, hospitals after pain clinics' shutdownthe state Department of Health said. But neither the department nor the Washing
Patients flood ERs, hospitals after pain clinics' shutdown
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
the state Department of Health said. But neither the department nor the Washington Health Care Authority, which oversees Medicaid, is notified when such deaths occur, agency officials said. Officials do know that more than 1,500 former Seattle... Read more
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Orange County Register
Garden Grove nurses' house calls program helps seniors prolong independenceprograms such as Acacia’s prove themselves, the resulting delays in admissions
Garden Grove nurses' house calls program helps seniors prolong independence
Orange County Register / Posted 3 hours ago
programs such as Acacia’s prove themselves, the resulting delays in admissions to institutions could save Medicare and Medicaid billions of dollars nationwide. Acacia is one of nine centers around the state, and the only one in Orange County,... Read more
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CNN
Lasting lessons from a real 'Fault in Our Stars' couplewish. "We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the fa
Lasting lessons from a real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple
CNN / Posted 3 hours ago
wish. "We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the face of pretty substantial risk," he said. Medicaid sometimes fails the very sick CNN first brought Katie and Dalton's story to light in April 2015 because she was... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Seeking protection from baseless drug price hikeshelp some, but this cost shifting means we could all face higher premiums and t
Seeking protection from baseless drug price hikes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 hours ago
help some, but this cost shifting means we could all face higher premiums and taxes. Insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid shoulder Mylan’s $600 price tag. Mylan’s questionable practices have gone largely unchecked because of a lack of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Letter: Public needs candidates with integritythe disabled’s or eldery’s checks, instead of withholding payments to the priva
Letter: Public needs candidates with integrity
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 hours ago
the disabled’s or eldery’s checks, instead of withholding payments to the private utilities, social services, Medicare and Medicaid, instead of reducing our food stamps to where a family of six gets $16 or one person $6 – take a pledge, candidates,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Experts lay out key steps to change 'one-size-fits-all' consumer cost-sharing approachservice and providers. One step in that direction is already in the works: This
Experts lay out key steps to change 'one-size-fits-all' consumer cost-sharing approach
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 hours ago
service and providers. One step in that direction is already in the works: This January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will launch the Medicare Advantage (MA) Value-Based Insurance Design Model. It's an opportunity for... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Governor vetoes study of caregiver shortagerally in June, more than 100 caregivers and clients called on legislators and C
Governor vetoes study of caregiver shortage
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 5 hours ago
rally in June, more than 100 caregivers and clients called on legislators and Cuomo to budget pay increases for the mostly Medicaid-funded services, which are half-paid by the federal government. Nonprofit executives said they said they've had... Read more
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Breitbart
40 Years of Hyde Amendment Has Saved 2 Million Unborn Lives – Hillary Clinton Wants It Stoppedby the Charlotte Lozier Institute. And, now, Hillary Clinton wants the Hyde Am
40 Years of Hyde Amendment Has Saved 2 Million Unborn Lives – Hillary Clinton Wants It Stopped
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
by the Charlotte Lozier Institute. And, now, Hillary Clinton wants the Hyde Amendment stopped. Hyde hurts: Restricting Medicaid coverage of abortion forces 1 in 4 poor women to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term.... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Recent editorials from the Plains statesDakota. The other was on the Rosebud reservation, which was closed for several
Recent editorials from the Plains states
Minot Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
Dakota. The other was on the Rosebud reservation, which was closed for several months after the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, cited numerous deficiencies there. The same agency also cited many problems this year at the Pine... Read more
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New York Post
Walgreens scuttles plan to move abroad for taxesp.r. nightmare at home, where critics have noted that Walgreens gets as much as
Walgreens scuttles plan to move abroad for taxes
New York Post / Posted 6 hours ago
p.r. nightmare at home, where critics have noted that Walgreens gets as much as a quarter of its business from Medicare and Medicaid. In a statement, Walgreens cited its “unique role as an iconic American consumer retail company with a major... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Keller ISD Students Can Meet Virtually with Doctorssaid Dr. Justin Smith, who set up the program. Parents can also participate in
Keller ISD Students Can Meet Virtually with Doctors
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 6 hours ago
said Dr. Justin Smith, who set up the program. Parents can also participate in the video conferences from work or home. Medicaid pays for the online visits, but family insurance plans do not. Some ailments still need to be diagnosed in... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Texas Exits Refugee Resettlement Program Over Security Concernshelping refugees find jobs and become self-sufficient within 180 days, providin
Texas Exits Refugee Resettlement Program Over Security Concerns
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 7 hours ago
helping refugees find jobs and become self-sufficient within 180 days, providing health screenings, vaccinations, and Medicaid coverage, and helping refugees learn English. In addition to security concerns, Texas had also requested that it... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Health provider says Vermont deal will boost wellness goalswhen the organization announced its goal. Once Vermont's deal with the federal
Health provider says Vermont deal will boost wellness goals
Bennington Banner / Posted 7 hours ago
when the organization announced its goal. Once Vermont's deal with the federal government that would allow the Medicare and Medicaid patients in the state to be treated in the same way, the organization's revenue for keeping patients healthy could... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox Dems ‘optimistic’ on Clinton’s prospects for White HouseOne of the state's top Democrats told Knox County Democrats on Friday night he
Knox Dems ‘optimistic’ on Clinton’s prospects for White House
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 8 hours ago
One of the state's top Democrats told Knox County Democrats on Friday night he believes such issues as the lack of Medicaid expansion in Tennessee should help propel the party to success in the Nov. 8 election. State Rep. Craig Fitzhugh, House... Read more
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The News & Observer
Notable numbers: Debate dodges, foreign aid and websites in N. KoreaThe percentage of the nondisabled who are 10 million The number of websites in
Notable numbers: Debate dodges, foreign aid and websites in N. Korea
The News & Observer / Posted 9 hours ago
The percentage of the nondisabled who are 10 million The number of websites in China 48 The number of states where Medicaid will pay for the procedure $50.1 billion The proposed entire foreign-aid budget for 2017 2.1 The percentage... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Feds Say SD Has to Pay Back $1.2 Million After Failing To Collect Rebates On Medicaid DrugsLast week a new federal report, critical of South Dakota's efforts to fight Med
Feds Say SD Has to Pay Back $1.2 Million After Failing To Collect Rebates On Medicaid Drugs
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 9 hours ago
Last week a new federal report, critical of South Dakota's efforts to fight Medicaid fraud was released saying not enough cases of fraud were being investigated. KELOLAND's Angela Kennecke has learned that's not the only report that's critical of... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Mosaic Could Owe up to $50M in Medicaid OverpaymentsMosaic Life Care could find itself needing to repay up to $50 million in govern
Mosaic Could Owe up to $50M in Medicaid Overpayments
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 9 hours ago
Mosaic Life Care could find itself needing to repay up to $50 million in government Medicaid overpayments. The exact number is still to be determined. Three different audits have come up with different amounts due. Hospital administrators say they... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
What the real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicinewish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the fa
What the real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicine
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 10 hours ago
wish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the face of pretty substantial risk,” he said. Medicaid sometimes fails the very sick CNN first brought Katie and Dalton’s story to light in April 2015 because she was... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Edwards, Landry appear to settle latest budget disputeappear to have worked out their latest budget dispute. The attorney general so
Edwards, Landry appear to settle latest budget dispute
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 hours ago
appear to have worked out their latest budget dispute. The attorney general sought to boost spending in his budget on Medicaid fraud investigations and to take money from the health department to defend Louisiana abortion laws against a... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 11 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
$350M in Medicaid Cuts Can Move Forward: TX Supreme CourtThe Texas Supreme Court has ruled that Texas can moved forward with a $350 mill
$350M in Medicaid Cuts Can Move Forward: TX Supreme Court
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 hours ago
The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that Texas can moved forward with a $350 million Medicaid cut voted on during the last legislative session. Some of that money is used to reimburse therapy providers who worked with disabled children. Alisha Hauber,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Nursing home provider sues Kansas over Medicaid applications21 patients it claims are at risk of being thrown out of its facilities because
Nursing home provider sues Kansas over Medicaid applications
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
21 patients it claims are at risk of being thrown out of its facilities because the state has allegedly not processed their Medicaid applications in a timely manner. The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society filed its federal lawsuit Thursday... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 11 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
workers sue Middletown diner for not paying minimum wage,...owner for failure to pay them minimum wage and overtime, as well as not deducti
workers sue Middletown diner for not paying minimum wage,...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 12 hours ago
owner for failure to pay them minimum wage and overtime, as well as not deducting their state and federal payroll taxes, Medicaid, Social Security payments and other customary withholdings. The lawyer representing the employees said such issues... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
What a real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicinewish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the fa
What a real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicine
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 hours ago
wish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the face of pretty substantial risk,” he said. Medicaid sometimes fails the very sick CNN first brought Katie and Dalton’s story to light in April 2015 because she was... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
EpiPen Price Hike Hurts Iowa Medicaid Programfor consumers and those that need the medicine, but we also came to suspect tha
EpiPen Price Hike Hurts Iowa Medicaid Program
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 12 hours ago
for consumers and those that need the medicine, but we also came to suspect that this was costing taxpayers and Iowa's Medicaid program a lot of new dollars," said Iowa House Majority Leader Rep. Chris Hagenow (R-Windsor Heights). Iowa's... Read more
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The Morning Call
More staff changes at Pa attorney general's officewhich handles organized crime, public corruption, insurance fraud, environmenta
More staff changes at Pa attorney general's office
The Morning Call / Posted 13 hours ago
which handles organized crime, public corruption, insurance fraud, environmental crimes, child exploitation crimes and Medicaid fraud. Agent David Ellis was named head of the Special investigations Unit, which handles computer crimes,... Read more
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The Hill
Lawmakers call for end to Medicare 'experiments'of Medicare reforms, arguing that officials are overstepping their authority.
Lawmakers call for end to Medicare 'experiments'
The Hill / Posted 13 hours ago
of Medicare reforms, arguing that officials are overstepping their authority. ADVERTISEMENT The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), tasked with finding ways to save Medicare money and better coordinate medical care, has launched... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
What a real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicinewish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the fa
What a real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicine
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 13 hours ago
wish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the face of pretty substantial risk,” he said. Medicaid sometimes fails the very sick CNN first brought Katie and Dalton’s story to light in April 2015 because she was... Read more
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11 News Houston
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
11 News Houston / Posted 13 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A medical journal invited the candidates to describe their healthcare ideas. Guess which one respondedbecause what’s important is the content of those policies. So let’s examine tho
A medical journal invited the candidates to describe their healthcare ideas. Guess which one responded
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 hours ago
because what’s important is the content of those policies. So let’s examine those, to the extent we can. We need to expand Medicaid in every state so that everyone has access to care, regardless of their income and where they reside.— Hillary... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 13 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Political uncertainty + economic anemia = wait until next election | Stock Marketin global markets. Instead, an increasing portion of federal revenue is spent o
Political uncertainty + economic anemia = wait until next election | Stock Market
Dallas Morning News / Posted 13 hours ago
in global markets. Instead, an increasing portion of federal revenue is spent on entitlements -- Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid -- and public sector employment and benefits. For example, the percent of all federal outlays spent on investments... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Prescription discount cards may not mean big savingsis that we’ve contracted. If it’s $10 for a generic or $25 for a brand, we have
Prescription discount cards may not mean big savings
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 hours ago
is that we’ve contracted. If it’s $10 for a generic or $25 for a brand, we have to charge that. If you’re on Medicare or Medicaid, this card’s useless. It can’t be used in conjunction with a federal program. 15 percent of our patients now are... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 13 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
10 related stories
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KREM.com Spokane
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washingtonby - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month
Tiny Victims: Heroin a heartbreaking birthright in Washington
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 13 hours ago
by - if you don't want to wait months for a bed. She enrolled in the six-month residential treatment program, paid for by Medicaid. It's designed for mothers addicted to drugs. In the 23-bed facility, young children are allowed to live with their... Read more
10 related stories
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
What the ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple with St. Louis ties taught us about love, medicinewish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the fa
What the ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple with St. Louis ties taught us about love, medicine
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 hours ago
wish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the face of pretty substantial risk,” he said. Medicaid sometimes fails the very sick CNN first brought Katie and Dalton’s story to light in April 2015 because she was... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
What a real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicinewish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the fa
What a real ‘Fault in our Stars’ couple taught us about love and medicine
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 13 hours ago
wish. “We let people make decisions about how they want to live even in the face of pretty substantial risk,” he said. Medicaid sometimes fails the very sick CNN first brought Katie and Dalton’s story to light in April 2015 because she was... Read more
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MedCity News
How Curavi uses hardware, software to tackle unnecessary hospitalizationsto factors that lead to higher healthcare costs and are being scrutinized by pa
How Curavi uses hardware, software to tackle unnecessary hospitalizations
MedCity News / Posted 13 hours ago
to factors that lead to higher healthcare costs and are being scrutinized by payers such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Backed by the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s UPMC Enterprises, and located there, Curavi... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates Oaklawn Hospital (MI) Series 2016 Revenue Bonds 'BBBperiod). Softer margins in the interim period were due to decreased inpatient a
Fitch Rates Oaklawn Hospital (MI) Series 2016 Revenue Bonds 'BBB
Business Wire / Posted 14 hours ago
period). Softer margins in the interim period were due to decreased inpatient admissions, a shift from commercial payors to Medicaid, and supply cost growth exceeding revenue growth. The inpatient declines were expected as a group of ortho... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to modernize Medicaid wins approvalWASHINGTON — Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to modernize Arizona’s Medicaid program won
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to modernize Medicaid wins approval
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 hours ago
WASHINGTON — Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to modernize Arizona’s Medicaid program won approval Friday from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The letter from Acting CMS Administrator Andrew Slavitt states the Arizona Medicaid... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
As the Hyde Amendment Turns Forty, Center for Reproductive Rights Continues to Call for Repealfor abortion. Today marks 40 years since passage of the harmful and discriminat
As the Hyde Amendment Turns Forty, Center for Reproductive Rights Continues to Call for Repeal
CommonDreams.org / Posted 15 hours ago
for abortion. Today marks 40 years since passage of the harmful and discriminatory Hyde Amendment—a federal prohibition on Medicaid and Medicare recipients using their health insurance to access safe and legal abortion care except in extremely... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Missing for nearly five years, child found buried in rural S.C.her because of hearing loss – had enrolled anywhere. She hadn’t. Nor did her So
Missing for nearly five years, child found buried in rural S.C.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 hours ago
her because of hearing loss – had enrolled anywhere. She hadn’t. Nor did her Social Security number ever turned up in any Medicaid records nationally. “There is an absolute absence of records about Erica Parsons, who has disabilities,” IRS agent... Read more
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