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  1. VNA Rummage Sale Returns to Far Hills, NJ May 1-3Read the original story

    20 min ago | PRWeb

    ... that all members of our community can benefit from important and innovative programs uncompensated by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance. Appraisals by Nick Dawes will be available on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Fee is $10 per item ...

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  2. MiMedx Group's revenue increases 108% to $40.8 million in first quarter 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    ... of April 13, 2015, an update on the progress we have made in gaining coverage from commercial health plans and Medicaid programs. During the first quarter we added an additional 53 million covered lives from 27 new plans and added 10 additional Blue ...

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  3. Universal Health Services announces net income of $174.3 million for first quarter 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    ... care hospitals was due primarily to the favorable impact of the Affordable Care Act which includes the expansion of Medicaid in certain states in which we operate and the enrollment of patients in newly created commercial exchanges. We provide care ...

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  4. Legislature approves budget with funding shortfall; Walker calls special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... into special session Tuesday to pass a "fully funded" budget. The special session also calls for consideration of Medicaid reform and expansion and Erin's Law, a sex abuse prevention bill. One key Medicaid expansion opponent, Sen. Pete Kelly, ...

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  5. Incorporating Long-term Health Care Insurance Into a Complete Retirement PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    ... care quickly learn that out-of-pocket medical expenses can rapidly drain even the most robust retirement savings. Medicaid, Medicare, Medigap and HMOs will not cover every health-care cost that comes up, and for this reason a growing number of ...

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  6. Florida's budget stalemate: A look at what's happeningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | St. Augustine Record

    ... the federal government to give it $1 billion a year for hospitals that care for patients who are uninsured or on Medicaid. This is also known as the low-income pool or LIP. The feds want Florida to expand Medicaid insurance to more than 800,000 ...

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  7. Key senator wants answers from mental health care officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    ... and were not served." The Tucson-based nonprofit confirmed earlier this month that it plans to cease providing Medicaid-funded mental health services in southern New Mexico, becoming the second large company to do so. The entity said it planned a ...

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  8. City launches Mesquite Days appRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Spectrum

    ... in the screening. Call 877- 581-6266 to make an appointment. Most insurances are accepted, including Medicare, Medicaid and Women's Health Connection. For those without insurance there will be payment based on income. The Davis Amusement Cascadia ...

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  9. Education recommended for Estate Recovery changesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WLUK-TV Green Bay

    ... dies. Those resources include a home or cottage as well as cash, if that person has had long term care paid for by Medicaid or Badger Care Plus. "With these estate recovery issues, it becomes a bigger and bigger challenge to protect that family nest ...

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  10. Smart cards would do little to curtail Medicare fraud: GAORead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    ... would be mitigated because in its quest to not limit beneficiaries' access to care, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would continue paying claims the same way for people who legitimately don't have a smart card. The GAO said it has ...

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  11. CMS reminds providers about new survey appeals processRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently reminded state survey agency directors that it no longer will accept appeals through the U.S. mail from providers that disagree with actions imposed on their facilities. Providers are now required to file a hearing request electronically using the Departmental Appeals Board e-filing system.

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  12. Medicaid expansion in Louisiana; private hospitals offer to share in the costRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    State Rep. Chuck Kleckley, R-Lake Charles, has filed legislation that would allow the state tap into a voter-backed plan that allows hospitals to pool their dollars and use that money to attract new federal Medicaid money to compensate them for their care for the poor. As Louisiana struggles with budget troubles, private hospitals are offering lawmakers a way to draw down more federal health care dollars for patient care, but only if the money is used to expand coverage through the Medicaid program.

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  13. Haredi neighborhood has NYC's highest birth rateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... the city's immigrants. Forty percent of births were out of wedlock, and nearly 60 percent were to women receiving Medicaid or other government-subsidized health insurance. African-Americans had the lowest birth rate citywide. In Borough Park, which ...

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  14. U.S. to set tougher standards for companies running MedicaidRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... love a tiny, unwanted, profoundly disabled girl named Charla. The private insurance companies that run Tennessee's Medicaid program would cover Charla's health care. Douglas doesn't think the state and its contractors have held up their end. In ...

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  15. New York: Neighborhood with large haredi community has city's highest birth rateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... the city's immigrants. Forty percent of births were out of wedlock, and nearly 60 percent were to women receiving Medicaid or other government-subsidized health insurance. African-Americans had the lowest birth rate citywide. In Borough Park, which ...

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  16. Community Counseling Centers of Chicago asks for $1 million to halt closureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    News that Community Counseling Centers of Chicago plans to close at the end of May prompted concern Monday from other mental health service providers worried about serving so many more people - especially at a time of dwindling resources and increasing need. In the years before he started receiving consistent treatment for bipolar disorder, Illinois Medicaid patient Rome Tucker says he often was homeless, riding buses through the night.

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  17. MiMedx Announces Record Results for First Quarter of 2015 and raises full-year guidanceRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... through the year." , an update on the progress we have made in gaining coverage from commercial health plans and Medicaid programs. During the first quarter we added an additional 53 million covered lives from 27 new plans and added 10 additional ...

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  18. Brooklyn Orthodox Neighborhood Has Highest Birth Rate in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forward

    ... the city's immigrants. Forty percent of births were out of wedlock, and nearly 60 percent were to women receiving Medicaid or other government-subsidized health insurance. African-Americans had the lowest birth rate citywide. In Boro Park, which has ...

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  19. Time for N.J. legislators to reform tax on ambulatory care facilities | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    ... of non-insured and indigent patients. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the expansion of the Medicaid program, the number of charity care cases in New Jersey has substantially decreased. The proposed state budget for fiscal year ...

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  20. Hack my waiting roomRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ask MetaFilter

    ... pleasant /a waste of time, during down time in the practices where they go. Our patients: mostly over 50, about 50% Medicaid and a substantial portion of the rest are retirees living on Social Security. It's not unusual for a $10 or $20 copayment to ...

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