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Illinois took federal Medicaid money it couldn't repay, audit says

Elsewhere, an auditor in Louisiana questions data the governor's office has provided on the outlook of the state's Medicaid privatization efforts, and Florida pediatricians could soon see higher Medicaid payments.


Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Health, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bobby Jindal, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Florida Government, Florida, Pediatrics, Medicine

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Gov. Scott Walker's Medicaid decision costs Wisconsin taxpayers

Gov. Scott Walker likes to brag about how much he has saved Wisconsin taxpayers during his first term in office, but here's something those taxpayers should know: Walker has cost them millions of dollars by refusing to fully expand the state's primary health care program for the poor under the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Health, Health Insurance, Opinion

Modern Healthcare

Reform Update: Arkansas may make Medicaid enrollees fund HSAs

Arkansas, the first state to establish the conservative private-plan model for expanding Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, now is looking to join several other conservative-leaning states in requiring low-income beneficiaries to make monthly contributions to their... For the best experience of on ... (more)


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Business Journal

Brident launches new dental office in South San Antonio

The new office is located at 6700 S. Flores St., Suite 101, and offers dental and orthodontic services to its patients.


Related Topix: San Antonio, TX, Orthodontics, Health

Daily Journal

EMS company to end most Indiana services

An Arizona-based emergency medical services company has announced it will end ambulance service to most of its Indiana locations.


Related Topix: Indiana, Health


MAXIMUS Simplifies Medicaid Program Management with DecisionPoint Solutions

MAXIMUS , a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced today that it has released a new set of solutions, called DecisionPoint TM, to help states navigate the complexities of Medicaid Expansion.


Related Topix: Maximus, Consulting, Health, Health Insurance

Bellingham Herald

US won't reveal records on health website security

In this Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Washington, DC, Computers, Privacy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Florida pediatricians could see relief from low Medicaid payments

Dr. Bruce Eisenberg, a pediatrician, looks at Jordan Ellison, a patient in his office on Miami Beach.


Related Topix: Health, Florida, Florida Government, Pediatrics, Medicine, Dentistry


Study: Not Expanding Medicaid To Cost North Carolina Billions

A new report suggests the decision by Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers not to expand Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act will cost North Carolina $51 billion in lost federal payments over the next decade.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Colorado vanity-plate auction aims to rev benefit engine

Come Aug. 21, you can personalize your ride and step up your good-deed game. Colorado's License Plate Auction Group is bringing more than a dozen one-of-a-kind, customized plates to Denver as part of an online auction fundraising and awareness effort.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Social Security, Personal Finance, Health

South Milwaukee

Clearing Up Misinformation Surrounding CMS Rule Changes to Home and Community Based Services Part 1

There are a lot of rumors and misinformation going around in regards to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule changes to Home and Community Based Services .


Related Topix: Health, Medicare

Door Reminder

Medicaid expansion would save Brown County $21.7M

Medicaid expansion would save Brown County $21.7M The expansion would fund health insurance for an estimated 3,367 more adults in Brown Co.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Brown County, WI, Health Insurance, Wisconsin, US News

Merced Sun-Star

Audit: Illinois overdrew federal Medicaid dollars

In this July 11, 2013 file photo, Julie Hamos, director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, speaks at a meeting in Chicago.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Illinois, Illinois Government

The News Tribune

Auditor questions data in Medicaid program review

Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera's office raised questions about the report that Jindal's Department of Health and Hospitals submitted to lawmakers in January.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Louisiana, Louisiana Government

National Center for Policy Analysis

Medicaid Waiver Approval Can Take Four Years

Angela Boothe of the American Action Forum has released a report detailing just how burdensome the Medicaid waiver approval process is.


Related Topix: Health, Medicare

Off the Kuff

Just don't call it "Medicaid expansion"

State lawmakers renewed efforts Thursday to find a "Texas solution" to expand health-insurance coverage for low-income residents without accepting the Medicaid expansion in President Barack Obama's signature health care law.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Texas, Health Insurance, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Reid Wilson: Arkansas deserves some applause - for its insurance coveraage

Most Americans disapprove of the Affordable Care Act and its mandate requiring adults to purchase health insurance.


Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Health Insurance, Health

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Medicaid could have covered dental problems

We salute the dentists who volunteered for a two-day clinic, but thousands more could have been helped by expanded Medicaid.


Related Topix: Health, Dentistry, South Carolina, Dentures, South Carolina Government

The Indianapolis Star

Health plans for Indiana state employees less generous than national average

Health plans for Indiana state employees less generous than national average State has one of the greatest uses of high-deductible plans combined with health savings accounts Check out this story on The Indiana Statehouse is seen looking off the roof of the Capitol One Building over the corner of Capitol and ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, Health, US Governors

Why Rick Perry Could Warm To Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion

Political pressures and a threat to financial coffers from rising numbers of uninsured have Texas lawmakers thinking about ways to expand the state Medicaid insurance program for the poor, including a deal with the Obama administration.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas