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  1. How the Affordable Care Act affects employee taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... health insurance coverage from a source other than the health insurance marketplace, such as an employer, Medicare, Medicaid or an individual policy, the employee must report this simply by checking a box on the federal income tax form. The employee ...

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  2. Experiments With Coordinating Medical Care Deliver Mixed ResultsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    Medical homes are a simple, compelling idea: Give primary-care doctors resources to reduce preventable medical crises for diabetics, asthmatics and others with chronic illness, and it will reduce hospital visits, improve lives and save money. Two big experiments run by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation have delivered mixed early results in enhancing primary care, two studies find.

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  3. Edit ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gilmer Mirror

    ... Making insurance available for America's very down and out is not a bad thing. However, this is only expanded Medicaid. Helping people to become well, productive, get off Medicaid, work a job and pay insurance premiums must be the goal of every ...

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  4. Despite FL Budget Surplus, No Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lehigh Acres Gazette

    ... Scott's proposed budget includes increasing public-school spending - but it does not include expanding Florida's Medicaid program for the uninsured. Scott, who credits an improving economy for the windfall, said he wants to return some of the money ...

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  5. 5 things to know before Obama rolls out his budget MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    ... "mandatory spending" - ongoing payments that don't need annual approval by Congress. Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are the biggies. Others include unemployment checks, food stamps and pensions for veterans and government retirees. To take ...

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  6. My Turn: Workers' compensation panel's findings are validRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Concord Monitor

    ... However, the charges rendered to workers' compensation patients are the same as those applied in Medicare and Medicaid. They are not inconsistently fabricated for the injured worker. The Workers' Compensation Commission was well-rounded. ...

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  7. Cold ComfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slate Magazine

    ... far more consequential than these fleeting tribulations. His agreement with the Obama administration to expand Medicaid in Indiana on the state's own terms may very likely come to be seen as a major turning point in the central battle in the ...

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  8. School rallies around kindergartner diagnosed with leukemiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... every few days so Smith can see her 5-year-old daughter, Jayda, who lives with another one of her aunts. Smith has Medicaid, which does not cover the expense of her meals while she stays at the hospital, and the family is not sure how much of ...

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  9. Survey: Many Skip Drugs Because of CostRead the original story

    Yesterday | InteliHealth

    ... 6% of adults under 65 who had private insurance skipped medicines to save money. That rose to 10.4% for those with Medicaid and 14% of those with no insurance. The NCHS Data Brief published the study. HealthDay News wrote about it January 29. ...

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  10. Panel advances effort to continue Medicaid planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to keep Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion structure through 2016 advanced to a Senate vote Wednesday, as lawmakers rejected a bid to abolish the program by this year's end. The Senate Public Health Committee endorsed legislation that would create a task force to look into alternatives to the current "private option," while the Joint Budget Committee passed the funding bill that would reauthorize the program for another year.

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  11. NCMH board discusses improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newberry Observer

    ... position decreased by $572,000 during the month due to a semi-annual debt service payments on the 2005 bonds. The Medicaid disproportionate share and indigent care payment of $273,035 was made to the State on December 30, 2014. The hospital's ...

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  12. It does notRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    ... Most of it isn't, anyway. Lots of that so-called consumer spending is in fact government spending; Medicare and Medicaid, for instance, are lumped in there, as is most health-care spending, which amounts to, oh, $2 trillion a year, which might tend ...

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  13. CMS, ONC Clarify National Health IT Policy On Meaningful Use, InteroperabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... from the Department of Health and Human Services since yesterday. Thursday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services gave healthcare providers something they had recently been making a lot of noise about, namely a fighting chance to continue ...

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  14. How States Are Failing To Tackle The Biggest Public Health Issue Of Our TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    ... . At the time of the report's release, only Indiana and Massachusetts provided a smoking cessation benefit to Medicaid enrollees. Similar programs in several states have yet to get off the ground. "Despite cutting U.S. smoking rates by half in the ...

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  15. Themes at listening session: Concerns about Optum, calls to expand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Some said the state's contract actually incentivizes Optum to deny service. Nine spoke out for expanding Medicaid, sharing stories of working Idahoans who can't get health coverage because they make too much to qualify for Medicaid, but not enough ...

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  16. ARRAY(0x112f7824)Read the original story

    Yesterday | Talking About Politics

    Not long ago, I blogged that Democrats in the legislature should help Governor McCrory expand Medicaid . With Democratic votes and some Republicans, McCrory could overcome opposition from the legislative leadership.

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  17. Government Affairs Committee forecasts State and Federal challenges in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... Recipients of state funds can expect 13-15 percent cuts across the board and rate cuts in everything, including Medicaid. Want news of Chicago, Israel and the Jewish world in your mailbox each month? Subscribe to the print JUF News, by making a ...

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  18. Capitalizing on site neutral payments in BPCIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | McKnightsonline.com

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Bundled Payment for Care Improvement program is well underway with hundreds of providers already in the risk-bearing phase and thousands more in the midst of finalizing their risk-bearing program participation decisions. Over the next few months, Awardees will continue analyzing their data to identify opportunities for reduced Medicare spending and match that to their organizational readiness to implement changes in care delivery.

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  19. Abbvie Expects $3B In Hepatitis C Drug Sales And 40% Of Insured CustomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... has faced resistance and coverage restrictions from private health insurers and government health programs like Medicaid plans for poor Americans. But Abbvie chief executive officer Rick Gonzalez said he expects Viekira to have access to 40 percent ...

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  20. Military benefits system recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldNet

    ... the commission said, recommending an expansion to include services that are currently provided through state Medicaid waiver programs. 8. Require new collaboration between VA and the Defense Department on healthcare issues. The commission found that ...

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