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WGN TV Chicago
Naperville, Elmhurst hospitals face $50M in cutssaid they saw an $8 million shortfall in its expected operating income. The gr
WGN TV Chicago / Posted an hour ago
said they saw an $8 million shortfall in its expected operating income. The group said it was caused by an influx of Medicare and Medicaid patients and others who can’t make their insurance deductibles and co-pays. The health system plans to... Read more
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Medical News Today
Does laser therapy for knee pain work?no conclusive proof that cold therapy lasers can treat pain or any underlying m
Medical News Today / Posted 4 hours ago
no conclusive proof that cold therapy lasers can treat pain or any underlying medical condition. Many insurers, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, do not cover laser therapy.What do the clinical studies say? Because it is unclear how laser therapy... Read more
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Rutland Herald
RRMC budget calls for 2.9% revenue boostincrease in order to sustain a budget, because of the stabilizing of the volume
Rutland Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
increase in order to sustain a budget, because of the stabilizing of the volume and because we have some reductions in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement,” he said. This year, the Green Mountain Care Board set a limit for increases in... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Edward-Elmhurst Health eyes $50 million in cutscan't afford or won't pay their medical bills. The cost of pharmaceuticals is s
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 16 hours ago
can't afford or won't pay their medical bills. The cost of pharmaceuticals is soaring. Meanwhile, reimbursements from Medicare and Medicaid, the government health insurance programs for the elderly, poor and disabled, don't fully cover the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Edward-Elmhurst hospital system plans $50 million in cuts, including layoffsto take action right away." The system said the cuts are necessary because of
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
to take action right away." The system said the cuts are necessary because of increasing numbers of patients covered by Medicare and Medicaid, which it said do not cover the full costs of patient care. It also said more patient bills are going... Read more
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KERA North Texas
CBO Predicts Rise In Deficit If Trump Cuts Payments To Insurance Companiesyear, about 85 percent of people who bought Obamacare insurance got a tax credi
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 hours ago
year, about 85 percent of people who bought Obamacare insurance got a tax credit, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "The CBO analysis makes clear that ending cost-sharing subsidies would be a perfect example... Read more
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Business Insider
From the son of a janitor to CEO of Merck: Meet Kenneth Frazier, who's getting praised after leaving Trump's manufacturing councilBut importantly, nobody deserves a cheap shot for standing up for personal valu
Business Insider / Posted 22 hours ago
But importantly, nobody deserves a cheap shot for standing up for personal values. Andy Slavitt, the former head of Medicare and Medicaid under the Obama administration, recounted an experience he had working with Frazier. In 2015, the FDA... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 23 hours ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Business Wire
CAGW Submits Public Comments to FDA Supporting Tobacco Harm Reductiononly will lives be saved, money currently being spent on preventable smoking di
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
only will lives be saved, money currently being spent on preventable smoking diseases in private healthcare and taxpayer-funded programs, such as Medicare and Medicaid, could be redirected to other important healthcare needs or returned to taxpayer... Read more
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FOX Business
20-plus Healthcare Stats That Will Blow You Awayspends a whopping sum on healthcare. The total U.S. healthcare expenditure in 2
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
spends a whopping sum on healthcare. The total U.S. healthcare expenditure in 2015 was $3.2 trillion, per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. At that level, it accounted for 17.8% of our gross domestic product (GDP). $9,990: Putting... Read more
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FOX Business
20-plus Healthcare Stats That Will Blow You Awayspends a whopping sum on healthcare. The total U.S. healthcare expenditure in 2
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
spends a whopping sum on healthcare. The total U.S. healthcare expenditure in 2015 was $3.2 trillion, per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. At that level, it accounted for 17.8% of our gross domestic product (GDP). $9,990: Putting... Read more
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TribLIVE
Health care row gives new life to Medicaidnot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care,” said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Boston Globe
New life for Medicaid after GOP’s health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care,’’ said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can’t just elbow its... Read more
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MedCity News
HHS considers scrapping certain mandatory bundled payment programsa fan of bundled payments. In a letter to CMS last fall, he said that through s
MedCity News / Posted yesterday
a fan of bundled payments. In a letter to CMS last fall, he said that through such mandatory initiatives, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation was “experimenting with Americans’ health.” CMS Administrator Seema Verma feels the same.... Read more
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The News-Times
Meadow Ridge wins health awardand a number of quality measures for both short-and-long-term residents, is rel
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
and a number of quality measures for both short-and-long-term residents, is released quarterly for the more than 15,000 Medicare and Medicaid-participating skilled nursing residences nationwide, according to a news release. The latest report... Read more
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FOX News
Trump's take two on Charlottesville attackto Sept. 5. The extension was announced in a memorandum that insurers received
FOX News / Posted yesterday
to Sept. 5. The extension was announced in a memorandum that insurers received on Friday from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which runs the federal insurance marketplace and regulates insurers under the Affordable Care... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Some Pharmaceuticals Are So Expensivefinancing I mean that the cost of the drug is not paid by the person receiving
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
financing I mean that the cost of the drug is not paid by the person receiving the benefit of the drug but by the public. Medicare and Medicaid are examples of public financing. Without public financing very few people could afford $89,000 per... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Middletown Press
New life for Medicaid after GOP’s health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care,” said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can’t just elbow its... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
New life for Medicaid after GOP's health care debaclenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Hill
How federal regulators can reform ObamaCare without help from Congressdeficit neutral as well as offer comparable coverage and enrollment — will be c
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
deficit neutral as well as offer comparable coverage and enrollment — will be challenging. This is where HHS’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations (CMMI) could act, providing technical advice and possibly financial support through... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
A Stronger Medicaid Emerges From GOP Health Overhaul Debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
A Stronger Medicaid Emerges From GOP Health Overhaul Debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Washington Times
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care,” said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can’t just elbow its... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Obamacare sign-up organizers brace for shortened enrollment, less helpcoverage during the last open enrollment period, up from 284,753 the year befor
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
coverage during the last open enrollment period, up from 284,753 the year before. Officials with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have cited several reasons for shortening the enrollment period. They say it should bring the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Darien News-Review
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Darien News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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FOX Business
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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FOX Business
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The New Canaan News
A stronger Medicaid emerges from GOP health overhaul debatenot a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 days ago
not a good recipe for encouraging states to implement better, lower-cost models of care," said Mark McClellan, who oversaw Medicare and Medicaid under former President George W. Bush. Nonetheless, the debate showed Congress can't just elbow its... Read more
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The Hill
High anxiety for insurers on ObamaCare deadlineor not, they can’t have confidence that they’re pricing their products correctl
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
or not, they can’t have confidence that they’re pricing their products correctly.” In a memo on Thursday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) detailed changes to the risk adjustment methodology and changes to the deadlines for... Read more
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Lowell Sun
A doctor's prescription: Be more open about health-care costsrepresentative to the Fitchburg Senior Center every other week to answer health
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
representative to the Fitchburg Senior Center every other week to answer health insurance questions and sign people up for Medicare and Medicaid. Roth said throughout the state his staff encounters confusion about health care options. "They don't... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Tim Nesbitt: Oregon shows how to govern health care reformof health care populations into price-controlled and market-based systems is no
OregonLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
of health care populations into price-controlled and market-based systems is nothing new, dating back to the creation of Medicare and Medicaid 50 years ago. Hospital administrators know only too well that they can get top dollar for private-pay... Read more
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FOX News
Trump administration delays key ObamaCare deadline for insurancemore weeks to submit premium rate requests for coverage sold under Obamacare, a
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
more weeks to submit premium rate requests for coverage sold under Obamacare, according to a memo from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The original deadline of Aug. 16 was pushed back to Sept. 5 for plans sold on... Read more
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The Hill
ObamaCare deadline for insurers delayed by three weeksTrump administration is giving insurers more time to file their 2018 rate reque
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
Trump administration is giving insurers more time to file their 2018 rate requests for ObamaCare plans. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday it would extend the deadline by three weeks to Sept. 5 with a final deadline of... Read more
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CBS News
Who are Trump's supporters and opponents?deserves.) Their view seems to be based more on principle, as nearly half recei
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
deserves.) Their view seems to be based more on principle, as nearly half receive health insurance primarily through Medicare and Medicaid, the highest proportion in any group.Conditionals (24 percent) Conditionals currently support... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
California’s Ambitious Single-Payer Plan Isn’t Dead - YetTrump administration could reject the state's request for a federal 1332 waiver
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Trump administration could reject the state's request for a federal 1332 waiver, an essential step for the state to divert Medicare and Medicaid funding — an estimated $225 billion a year — to the Healthy California Trust Fund. Only one has been... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California’s Ambitious Single-Payer Plan Isn’t Dead — YetTrump administration could reject the state’s request for a federal 1332 waiver
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Trump administration could reject the state’s request for a federal 1332 waiver, an essential step for the state to divert Medicare and Medicaid funding — an estimated $225 billion a year — to the Healthy California Trust Fund. Only one has been... Read more
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