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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WKOW-TV

    Childless adults living below the poverty level would lose their government-funded health insurance coverage after four years under a proposal from Gov. Scott Walker that the Joint Finance Committee approved Thursday. BadgerCare Plus is the Wisconsin version of the federal Medicaid program - which is for individuals who earn less than $11,770 per year and couples who earn less than $15,930.

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  2. Medicaid expansion is bad for Alaska; Medicaid reform is essentialRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The governor made Medicaid expansion and balancing the budget cornerstones of his election. Expansion is a red herring and discussing expansion deflects attention from the real issue: Medicaid in its current, non-expansion form, is unsustainable and the state cannot balance its budget without reform.

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  3. Presence St. Joseph named among nation's highest performing hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Daily Herald

    ... data largely determined the ratings. The Best Hospitals for Common Care ratings rely on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data for patients, age 65 and older, as well as survey data from the American Hospital Association and clinical registry ...

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  4. Accounts Receivable Billing CoordinatorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Monster.com

    ... or the timely submission and follow-up of nursing home medical claims to insurance companies including Medicare and Medicaid. Skilled nursing facility billing experience preferred but not required.

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  5. Obamacare Saves Sight, Obamacare Saves Lives. StDD~ Week 39Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    ... turning him into a symbol of a number of intertwined narratives about the law: How Republican opposition to the Medicaid expansion has created a coverage gap claiming many low income people; how justifiable confusion about the complicated law is ...

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  6. Proposal Swaps Medicaid Expansion For Highway Trust FundRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insurance News Net

    "Even if it's not used for the trust fund, something needs to be done about it." extension was passed to give lawmakers more time to come up with a possible six-year bill.

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  7. Can Christie champion entitlement reform after expanding Medicaid?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... hasn't always stood athwart entitlement spending yelling stop. The New Jersey governor accepted Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. As of April, the decision added 400,000 people to the program's rolls. While Christie has been forthright about ...

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  8. Hospital comparison tool redesignedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Deseret News

    The updated tool introduces Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services nursing home quality reports for 99 certified nursing care facilities, and physician profile and location reports for 6,700 physicians. Local health departments were added to the tool so that rates of conditions and procedures are now provided at the state, county and local levels, including information on the number of hospital stays and charges or costs for hospital stays.

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  9. Court: Nebraska wrongly ended girl's home care benefitsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KHGI

    The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade. In November 2012, the department ended the benefits that provided such services as nursing and respite care for a girl listed in the ruling only at Brayden O. The department reasoned that the girl no longer met the state's qualifications to receive care in a nursing facility, which is necessary to receive the home-care benefits.

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  10. Obama administration throws Rick Scott a temporary Medicaid boneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The Obama administration has offered Florida Gov. Rick Scott a partial compromise in Scott's ongoing fight to get federal money for health care that's not Obamacare Medicaid expansion money. Scott has asked the administration to reverse its decision-made and communicated to the state a year ago-to end a demonstration program that funded a Low Income Pool, funds that went to hospitals providing charity care.

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  11. Ruling Says DHHS Wrong To End BenefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    The Nebraska Supreme Court says the state's Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to end Medicaid benefits that had helped a woman care for her profoundly disabled daughter at home for more than a decade. In November 2012, the department ended the benefits that provided such services as nursing and respite care for a girl listed in the ruling only at Brayden O. The department reasoned that the girl no longer met the state's qualifications to receive care in a nursing facility, which is necessary to receive the home-care benefits.

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  12. Transitions loses key fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

    ... which takes in women and their children. Part of the reason for the block grant cuts is that expanded Kentucky Medicaid now covers mental health and addiction services. But that isn't happening at Transitions, even though the agency has been working ...

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  13. State targeting 'crisis need' cases in MNsureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... with the portion of the system for private health insurance, problems persist when it comes to the state's Medicaid and MinnesotaCare programs. In January, a Washington County official told the MNsure board that MNsure remains "woefully inadequate" ...

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  14. AHCA Announces Passage of Transitional Living Facilities BillRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    ... is committed to its mission of providing "Better Health Care for All Floridians." The Agency administers Florida's Medicaid program, licenses and regulates more than 45,000 health care facilities and 37 health maintenance organizations, and ...

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  15. Kasich rescinds Strickland union orderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... health care insurance has become widely available through other means, such as the federal health insurance and Medicaid." He concluded, "Accordingly, union membership is no longer one of the few, accessible ways for these contractors to potentially ...

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  16. Construction starts on Alaska Native Medical Center housingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | APRN

    ... That enthusiasm is due in part to the fact the state of Alaska will see an estimated jump of almost $9 million in Medicaid reimbursements, annually. Medicaid patients who stay at a tribal facility allow the state to receive 100 percent of the ...

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  17. St. Tammany Parish Hospital scores high ranking from HealthgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    ... best scores. The star ratings can be found on Hospital Compare, a searchable database the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services compiled that also contains hospital safety and performance data. These achievements join STPH's recognition from ...

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  18. GOP Crafts Plan B In Case Subsidies Struck DownRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

    Highlights of the expected legislation include limiting tax exclusions on employer-provided health insurance to $12,000 for individual coverage and $30,000 for family coverage and dismantling Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act in favor of state grants. This article is available to INNsider Pro subscribers only.

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  19. John Kasich halts union rights for home health-care, child-care workersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    ... executive order notes the additional health-care options that the workers now have under Obamacare, including Medicaid -- which the governor played a key role in expanding in Ohio -- and federal health-care exchanges. "By stripping collective ...

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  20. Readmissions for Severe Sepsis Are as Common as Those for Heart Failure and PneumoniaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | P&T Community

    ... of severe sepsis. The researchers wanted to compare this rate with the readmission rates for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services-reported outcomes, such as acute myocardial infarction (MI), HF, and pneumonia. The researchers examined inpatient ...

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