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  1. Scott Lively qualifies for election ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Boston.com

    ... the three non-party candidates. Attorney General Martha Coakley, Treasurer Steven Grossman and former Medicare and Medicaid chief Donald M. Berwick are the Democrats in the race. Former health insurance company executive Charlie Baker and ...

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  2. Adult daycare center comes to aid of another forced to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... in business 14 years." The Miami-based company made the decision to shutter its Fort Myers adult day center after Medicaid funding was slashed from nearly $90 a day, per patient, to $50 a day. Those who rely on the Sunrise Community Center include ...

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  3. HealthSpot teaming with insurer CareSource for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Business Journal

    CareSource, a Dayton-based nonprofit Medicaid managed care plan company, is teaming with HealthSpot, based in Dublin, which operates kiosk-like stations that help patients diagnose common illnesses such as the flu and upper respiratory issues.

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  4. 3 Reasons Why HCA Holdings Inc Stock Could RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Motley Fool

    ... care. 2. Shrinking bad debts The launch of the Affordable Care Act's healthcare insurance exchanges, along with Medicaid expansion in 26 states, is dramatically reducing the number of patients unable to pay for care. During the law's first open ...

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  5. Medicaid insurers seek more from stateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Companies that insure Medicaid patients in Massachusetts are pressing for an increase in the payments they receive from the state for serving low-income residents.

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  6. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WYLD-FM

    ... state health department on Wednesday released the three-page question letter from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Jindal privatized nearly all the LSU hospitals without waiting for federal officials to sign off on ...

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  7. Parents Help Win Autism Therapy Coverage for State's PoorestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    Special Needs Network , a Los Angeles-based nonprofit, enthusiastically applauded a decision made by state officials to allow autism therapy to be covered as a Medicaid benefit.

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  8. Information dominance, health care secrecy and STIG approvalRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Federal Computer Week

    ... the Navy Information Dominance Forces Command, which will be operational in October. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is not disclosing documents related to the security plan for HealthCare.gov because, they say, publicizing the plans ...

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  9. Comparison shopping for chest pain, costs vary at Memphis-area hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... to figure out which hospital would charge the least, but according to Data released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where you end up getting treatment will have a huge impact on your final bill. There is an enormous number of ...

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  10. No, We Still Don't Have Proof That Private Medicare Plans Are BetterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... industry pushed back aggressively, and the resulting political pressure led to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services canceling the last two scheduled reductions in 2013 and 2014. As a result, Medicare Advantage payments are still 6% higher ...

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  11. How to get a power scooter or wheelchairRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

    ... and can't afford the 20 percent, she may be able to get help through Medicare Savings Programs. Call your local Medicaid office for eligibility information. Or, if you find that your mom is not eligible for a Medicare covered scooter or wheelchair, ...

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  12. Federal agency questions LSU hospital dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The News-Star

    ... state health department on Wednesday released the three-page question letter from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS. Jindal privatized nearly all the LSU hospitals without waiting for federal officials to sign off on ...

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  13. House speaker proposes $65 million bond to build senior housing,...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... apartments for seniors across the state, increase property tax relief for older adults and increase the Medicaid reimbursement rate for in-home care workers. Maine residents are the oldest in the nation on average, and the state's population of ...

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  14. AllazoHealth can predict whether you'll take your pills. Why that might be worth big moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... 60 and 75 percent of patients do follow instructions. But according to a survey ( part 1 and part 2 ) of 30 private Medicaid contractors published by AllazoHealth today, almost all of them use fairly unsophisticated ways of targeting patients for ...

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  15. Supreme Court hears Knox nursing home benefits caseSupreme Court...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Journal

    Supreme Court hears Knox nursing home benefits case Can couple make unlimited transfers of assets before entering nursing home? Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1oRO8ij transfer of assets from a wife who is entering a nursing home to her husband, after she applies for Medicaid coverage, but before eligibility is ... (more)

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  16. Treasury Kennedy talks Louisiana budgetary, healthcare practices, woesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    ... Sabludowsky: I see, now we're waiting to find out from the Obama administration regarding our proposal to them in Medicaid, what if we get a no from the Obama administration in terms of the funding of those hospitals? Kennedy: Well, there is no plan ...

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  17. Mississippi editorial roundupRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... ahead for those with the extra burden of pregnancy. "If you want to fail in life, if you want to end up being on Medicaid, CHIPs (the state's insurance program for poor children) and food stamps the rest of your life, if you never want to have a ...

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  18. Million Hearts launches challenge to recognize success in blood pressure controlRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... disability for Americans. As a result, Million Hearts - a joint initiative of CDC and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, along with other federal agencies and private sector partners - has prioritized improving blood pressure control ...

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  19. CareSource teams with Columbus-area firm for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... diagnose common illnesses such as the flu and upper respiratory issues. CareSource, a Dayton-based nonprofit Medicaid managed care plan company, is teaming with HealthSpot , based in the central Ohio suburb of Dublin, which operates kiosk-like ...

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  20. Hawaii Health Connector gets extension on federal fundsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... health insurance exchange running next year. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently approved an extension for the Hawaii Health Connector, which had about $75 million remaining of its original ...

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