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  1. $1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Home

    ... pricing treatment at less than half as much. The health insurance industry is publicly scolding Gilead, and state Medicaid programs are pushing back. A number of promising cancer medications near approval could provide the next storm over costs. The ...

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  2. In Ohio: Medicaid Saves Money, Improves HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... a regular basis when you have an illness like mine," Smith says. Smith is a Type 2 diabetic. Before qualifying for Medicaid coverage, Smith was what policy experts call a "frequent flier." She had used the emergency room five times in one year. "I ...

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  3. $1,000 Hepatitis Pill Becomes Treatment of ChoiceRead the original story

    11 min ago | News Max

    ... pricing treatment at less than half as much. The health insurance industry is publicly scolding Gilead, and state Medicaid programs are pushing back. A number of promising cancer medications near approval could provide the next storm over costs. The ...

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  4. Fallon Health Selects Clearwater AnalyticsRead the original story

    17 min ago | Business Wire

    ... Excellent Accreditation by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid products. Fallon has been an innovative insurer throughout its history, from its beginnings in 1977 as the first HMO in central ...

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  5. WellCare And NCQA Partner To Provide Discount To Georgia Health Care...Read the original story

    32 min ago | PRWeb

    ... WellCare of Georgia at PCMH_GA(at)wellcare(dot)com. As of June 30, 2014, WellCare serves approximately 617,000 Medicaid members, 29,000 Medicare Advantage members and 53,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members in Georgia. About WellCare Health ...

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  6. Florida Medical Association ties Medicaid expansion, physician paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Business Journal

    The Florida Medical Association has backed the idea of accepting federal money to expand Medicaid eligibility - but with a major caveat.

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  7. New Mexico decides to use HealthCare.gov for 2015Read the original story

    41 min ago | Washington Times

    ... from 2014 will have to start over in 2015 unless the state can obtain data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to ensure an easy transition. Meanwhile, Oregon and Nevada are moving in the opposite direction, dumping their glitchy ...

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  8. 2014 Medicare and Social Security Trustees' ReportsRead the original story

    49 min ago | Time Goes By

    ... report. Since it is 283 pages long, I'll give you the highlights as transmitted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) Media Center and NBC News. MEDICARE FIRST If, at this point, you are inclined to fall asleep or click over to ...

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  9. Rural hospital closures strand many in needRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Charlotte Observer

    ... his "march" to highlight the growing problem of rural hospital closures across America and to make the case for Medicaid expansion, which North Carolina and 23 other states have refused to implement. Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance plan ...

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  10. Kansas losing out by not expanding MedicaidRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    How much is Kansas losing out by not allowing a federal expansion of Medicaid? About $820 million over the next three years, according to a study by the White House Council of Economic Advisers.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Aetna says Coventry purchase boosted second-quarter profitRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, on Tuesday reported a higher second-quarter profit, helped by last year's acquisition of Medicare and Medicaid provider Coventry Health Care.

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  12. Economist Peter Morici: Real Unemployment Rate Is at Least 18%Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... income tax credit, and expanded programs that provide direct benefits to low-income workers, including food stamps, Medicaid, Obamacare, and rent and mortgage assistance. Virtually all phase as family incomes rise, either by securing higher hourly ...

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  13. Online Patient Observation Market - Global Analysis, Industry Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... devices and services. Government regulation under Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) which has led to industry wise paradigm shift to perform all medical and surgical procedures within a stipulated budget and ...

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  14. Aetna says Coventry purchase boosted second-quarter profitRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... a higher second-quarter profit that beat analyst expectations, helped by last year's acquisition of Medicare and Medicaid provider Coventry Health Care. Revenue rose to $14.5 billion from $11.5 billion and Aetna raised its forecasts for 2014 profit ...

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  15. Universal American Corp. Reports 2014 Second Quarter ResultsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... level as the first six months of 2013. For the second quarter of 2014, excluding the ACA fee of , the Total Care Medicaid plan, the New York Health Benefit Exchange, ongoing expenses related to the development of our ACOs and the operations of our ...

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  16. How to pay for your careRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Current in Carmel

    ... that allow for the protection of the majority of a person's assets. Don't be misled by misinformation and myths. Medicaid can pay for the entire monthly cost of a nursing home facility, doctor co-pays, medications, dental, vision and other expenses ...

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  17. Skilled nursing facility trends contribute to improved Medicare outlook, Congressional report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    ... care organizations are among the ACA-related changes that have slowed Medicare spending, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner argued in a statement Monday. The ACA can be credited with some cost reductions, but it ...

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  18. Would boosting the eligibility age for Medicare save it from 'bankruptcy'?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Post

    ... two-thirds of savings from boosting the eligibility age would be eaten up by increases in federal spending for Medicaid, health exchange subsidies and reduced revenues. So that means the proposal would have relatively little impact on the overall ...

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  19. Also in the news for July 29, 2014 . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    Nursing home aide accused of choking a resident....Monitoring pulse after stroke may prevent another stroke...Slow walking speed may predict dementia As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission evaluate site-neutral payments, a new brief from Health Affairs and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ... (more)

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  20. A widening gapRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

    There appear to be a number of reasons for the backlog in processing more than 80,000 Hoosiers for Medicaid benefits this year.

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