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The Medicare and Medicaid program at Baptist Beaumont Hospital is at risk of being terminated after an incident that occurred at the hospital's Behavioral Health Center.
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With governor races in 36 states this fall, new faces in several governors' chairs could influence states' stances on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act implementation and Medicaid expansion.Key races to watch include Pennsylvania and Maine, where a party switch for the office could boost... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com ... (more)
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Diabetes afflicts more than 22 million Americans, or 7% of the total population, and the number of people diagnosed every year is skyrocketing.
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It turns out all that work came at a cost. It cost the counties $14 million and the state $7 million to deal with NC FAST, the new public benefits software.
16 hrs ago | Go Local
Putting forth an edict can make it so in RI. The hard part is paying for it. When Governor Chafee, through an executive order, provided for the Health Insurance Exchange, he saw green.
Access Health CT reported that 78,713 people signed up with private insurance carriers as of April 13. The rest enrolled in government-funded Medicaid.
Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday.
The Democratic-controlled Legislature is poised to debate a new plan introduced by House Speaker Mark Eves, of North Berwick, under which the state would use the federal Medicaid funds to purchase private health insurance for low-income residents.
The New York State Health Exchange said Wednesday that more than 960,000 New Yorkers have enrolled for insurance coverage by the final deadline the day before.
Heather Hawley said being on Medicaid will give her an option to having to go to the ER for care.
An influx of women, particularly mothers, entering the full-time workforce over the past three decades has significantly bolstered the national economy, according to a recent study.
Berwick, who headed the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 17 months, is one of five Democrats, two Republicans and three independent candidates seeking the state's chief executive post.
Two of the state's top Republican lawmakers said Tuesday that they would like to see the federal government sign off on an expansion of Medicaid through the state's health care plan for low-income residents, but they added that they have little idea how soon that could happen.
Utah's Republican Gov. Gary Herbert says he thinks there aren't major hurdles now for Utah to get a federal waiver to offer a version of a privatized Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.
After criticism from two Democratic US senators, the Social Security Administration announced this week it is suspending a program that seized thousands of individual federal income tax refunds to recover Social Security overpayments from years before.
They're both physicians who became lawmakers. GOP Congressman Larry Bucshon is a heart surgeon.