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  1. Column: Sorting fears from facts about Hispanic migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... they found that 36 percent of these immigrants used at least one major welfare program (usually food assistance and Medicaid), compared to 23 percent of people already here. Yet, 68 percent of new immigrants hold jobs, the same proportion as the ...

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  2. Medicaid program to cut payments to doctorsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep cuts in payments to many doctors, prompting some physicians and consumer advocates to warn that the reductions could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to obtain care. The Affordable Care Act provided a big increase in Medicaid payments for primary care in 2013 and 2014.

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  3. Medicaid expansion remains divisive despite state's rejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star

    ... with efforts to stop the erosion of the Jackson Boat Landing on the Savannah River. The potential expansion of Medicaid by the state legislature and governor isn't likely to seep back into South Carolina in the near future, but that hasn't deterred ...

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  4. Republican governors push to expand MedicaidRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    Even as states wrestle with whether to expand their Medicaid programs under Obamacare, they're already grappling with the looming 2017 date when the federal government begins to cut its support, which will force states to have to make tricky budget decisions. It was always part of the deal - the federal government would pony up 100 percent of the cost of expanding Medicaid, but only for the first few years.

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  5. Robert J. Samuelson: Repairing the middle class in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Security recipients, more than 54 million Medicare beneficiaries (overlapping with Social Security), 68 million Medicaid recipients, 46 million food stamp recipients - and many more. Meanwhile, government raises most of its taxes from the upper ...

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  6. Palmetto Poison Center finds new funding, after years of budget cutsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    ... project, Richardson said. So the S.C. Department of Health and Human Services, which administers low-income Medicaid coverage to more than 1 million South Carolinians, offered some support. "It's allowed us to hire someone else and get ourselves ...

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  7. Brunswick hospital on state elite listRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    ... Information used to determine the rankings came from publicly available data on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service's Hospital Compare website, www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare. The website provides a snapshot of the quality care for more ...

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  8. Tenn. lawmakers seek extension of hospital fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... ongress." Their request came in a recent letter to Marilyn Tavenner, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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  9. Wisconsin Receives Federal Award to Develop State Health Care Innovation PlanRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Media Newswire

    The Department of Health Services today announced that Wisconsin has received a $2.5 million State Innovation Models award from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center to develop a comprehensive State Health Care Innovation Plan. The award will allow DHS and its partners to enhance and accelerate multi-stakeholder, collaborative statewide quality improvement and payment reform efforts that are already underway.

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  10. Santa Barbara Seniors Find Peace of Mind With DASH Medical Care ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... Care Consultants of Santa Barbara , a physician provider group, received a $4.2 million Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Award . DASH serves seniors 60 and older, from Goleta to Summerland. Some seniors hate going to the hospital ...

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  11. Answers to frequently asked questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... hand, requires that people pay for their own care by buying insurance. The ACA did expand government coverage - Medicaid - to some people, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states didn't have to accept that expansion. So many states, including ...

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  12. $22 a month: 'I am totally flabbergasted'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... subsidy to buy health insurance through the ACA marketplace. In some states she would probably qualify for Medicaid, but Maine decided not to expand Medicaid - or MaineCare - coverage for people under the poverty line. Most people under the poverty ...

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  13. Sanford Altman: Long-term-care premiums through the roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Times Herald-Record

    I am a big fan of long-term-care insurance as a component of elder-law planning. While lawmakers try to make it more and more difficult to become eligible for Medicaid, the insurance will give you the peace of mind knowing that a nursing home stay will not leave you impoverished.

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  14. Finding hope at Albany's Hope HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Albany Times Union

    ... clients at Hope House. The actual cost of treatment is roughly $9,000 a month, or $54,000 for a six-month program. Medicaid has changed its guidelines beginning in 2015 and will only pay for a six-month residential program, a cutback from previous ...

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  15. Overuse of antipsychotics a growing concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... associated with the use of all antipsychotics in older adults with dementia. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid, since then has taken steps to help reduce this risk with its ...

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  16. Surprise: Medicaid Recipients Could See Significant Access ReductionsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Right Wing News

    Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep cuts in payments to many doctors, prompting some physicians and consumer advocates to warn that the reductions could make it more difficult for Medicaid patients to obtain care. The Affordable Care Act provided a big increase in Medicaid payments for primary care in 2013 and 2014.

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  17. Big changes in medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | People's Defender

    ... wealthier urban neighbors. In October, the American Medical Association penned a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services warning of a "regulatory tsunami" in the making, thanks to new electronic record-keeping regulations. The AMA ...

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  18. The not-Obamacare solution -- Alabama hospitals back Bentley in...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Alabama's providers appreciate Governor Robert Bentley's leadership in the development of Regional Care Organizations, which will fundamentally reform the Alabama Medicaid program. As of last week, the conversion of the Medicaid program to community-led managed care organizations is fully underway in each of the five Medicaid regions.

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  19. Bradley Healthcare considers adding adult day care serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... end." The board chairman pointed out that one misplaced hyphen caused a whole batch of requests for payment from Medicaid to be tossed out of the computer. Setlich and Brock said staff is working very hard on collecting outstanding old debts. ...

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  20. Graphic: Bombing outRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... town and his business change dramatically with the times. Just as millions of people are gaining insurance through Medicaid, the program is poised to make deep cuts in payments to many doctors. The art critc's picks for the year's best (and most ...

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