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  1. Eppel named CEO of UCare, succeeding FeldmanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Star Tribune

    ... directors, in a statement. UCare primarily provides health insurance to people with coverage through the Medicare, Medicaid and MinnesotaCare public health insurance programs. With the launch last year of the MNsure health insurance exchange, UCare ...

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  2. Girl Without Speech Speaks Her MindRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Switched

    ... Speech Generating Devices (SGDs). The man with ALS might have had coverage for his SGD through Medicare and/or Medicaid. However, changes in the last year are threatening this coverage. You can help. Contact your U.S. representative and ask for ...

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  3. Errata: Vol. 64, No. 7Read the original story

    24 min ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Health insurance status is coverage at the time of interview. Persons were defined as uninsured if they did not have any private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, state-sponsored or other government-sponsored health plan, or military plan.

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  4. The cancer risk that lurks in your hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Consumer Reports

    ... excess radiation. Hospitals must now report the number of double scans they do to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. And we include that information in our hospital Ratings . Such double scans are rarely necessary. "It's just pure ...

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  5. Could negotiations, Canadian-style, have prevented Maine's drug import pickle?Read the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... that strikes you as socialized medicine, consider that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs does the same thing. Medicaid, the federal-state program for the poor, does something similar, by demanding that drugmakers provide a rebate in exchange ...

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  6. Doctors want to be paid to talk to patients online as more health systems adopt telemedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Tacoma's CHI Franciscan Health and Long Beach, Calif.-based insurance company and health provider Molina Healthcare are teaming up to provide telemedicine services to a broader population. Molina will now cover the cost of telemedicine care for all Medicaid patients who already have a primary care physician within the CHI Franciscan Health system.

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  7. Why the fake president on House of Cards is betterthan the real oneRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    ... Your children will not have a better life than you dida . We've been crippled by Social Security. By Medicare. Medicaid. Welfare. And entitlements. And that is the root of the problem. Entitlements. Let me be clear: You are entitled to nothing. You. ...

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  8. Mobile area healthcare ministry to spotlight 'Everyday Miracles' with April 14 galaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    How Victory Health Partners works... Founder Dr. Robert Lightfoot explained the faith-based, nonprofit medical and dental clinic located at 3750 Professional Parkway in Mobile provides services on a sliding-scale basis to low-income residents who cannot afford private health insurance and do not qualify for Medicare or Medicaid. "But we also consider family size, income and any other special circumstances.

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  9. Poltics Real world, vs. TVRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | IndyMedia

    ... Your children will not have a better life than you did... . We've been crippled by Social Security. By Medicare. Medicaid. Welfare. And entitlements. And that is the root of the problem. Entitlements. Let me be clear: You are entitled to nothing. ...

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  10. Georgia legislators considering major changes in health insurance networksRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... for the plan's 630,000 members. The state of Georgia has similar requirements with the health plans that serve Medicaid and PeachCare members, said Sen. Chuck Hufstetler, R-Rome, lead sponsor of the bill. Grady Memorial Hospital has been ...

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  11. WellCare Launches Nationwide Community Assistance Line to Connect People to Needed Social ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WebWire

    ... Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services targeted to government-sponsored health care programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, Prescription Drug Plans and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare offers a ...

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  12. McCrory: Proposed budget won't raise taxes on families or businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBTV

    ... by principles of responsible governance," McCrory said. But McCrory says it requires some difficult decisions. "The Medicaid program, assisting impoverished families, the elderly and disabled, will account for $3.8 billion, or just under 18 percent ...

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  13. Wyo. House keeps hospital funding bill at $1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KIDK CBS 3

    ... bill after rejecting a bill that would have accepted over $100 million a year in federal funds to expand the Medicaid program to offer health insurance to 17,600 adults. The Wyoming Hospital Association says hospitals in the state spend hundreds of ...

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  14. Memphis retirement home claims top ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... and state. The list was compiled with data from Nursing Home Compare, which is run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Roughly 18 percent of nursing homes in Tennessee have a five-star rating according to U.S. News report. Other ...

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  15. Heartland Daily Podcast - " Joe Nichols: Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    In this episode of the Budget & Tax News podcast, Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions analyst Joe Nichols joins the show to explain how several states are trying to cheat the system and profit from Medicaid expansion. States like Ohio and Pennsylvania apply sales and use taxes to Medicaid premiums, in order to boost revenue and increase the amount of federal grant money provided.

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  16. Court may make a big mistake in Obamacare caseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... when they considered a challenge to Obamacare in 2012. The law as originally written tried to get states to expand Medicaid to new beneficiaries by yanking all federal funding if they refused. The court ruled that such a threat was unconstitutional ...

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  17. Methadone, Mental Health Budget Initiatives to Receive Public HearingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | State of Maine

    ... Affairs Committee in support of the initiative in Governor Paul LePage's budget proposal to eliminate MaineCare (Medicaid) coverage for methadone clinics. "With Suboxone comes a safer alternative that is less prone to abuse and allows for integrated ...

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  18. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Defence Industries 2015... )--HealthCare USA of Missouri, an Aetna (NYSE: AET) health plan that administers managed Medicaid services for MO HealthNet, has been selected by the Missouri Office of Adm... )--Employee Trust, Empowerment and Camaraderie ...

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  19. Health Care Reform in America: The Good, The Bad And The UglyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Health care providers, the insurance industry, and all of us as health care consumer continue to experience the difficult birth pangs of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act . Political battles rage in many states over whether to adopt the Medicaid expansion option called for by the Act, numerous congressional attempts to repeal parts or all of it have been mounted and not doubt will continue, and two lawsuits challenging important provisions of the Act have reached the United States Supreme Court.

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  20. ACA Signing Anniversary: DePaul Faculty Experts Available to Discuss Health CareRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... not only to teach them about the higher profile aspects of the act like the health insurance exchanges and Medicaid expansion, but to prompt future health lawyers and policymakers to think about issues such as patient engagement and health ...

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