Medicaid Newswire (Page 4)

Medicaid Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Medicaid. (Page 4)

Results 61 - 80 of 44,045 in Medicaid

  1. Ohio senators review plan to cut Medicaid coverage for someRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTOV9

    State senators are taking a hard look at a proposal in Gov. John Kasich's budget that would eliminate Medicaid benefits for certain pregnant women and others who the administration says can get health insurance through the federal marketplace. Currently, women who are pregnant or diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer are eligible for Medicaid if their income is up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level -- about $23,540 for an individual.

    Comment?

  2. Ohio senators review plan to cut Medicaid coverage for someRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    State senators are taking a hard look at a proposal in Republican Gov. John Kasich's budget that would eliminate Medicaid health coverage for certain pregnant women and others who the administration says can get insurance through the federal marketplace. Democrats and several Republican senators have questioned the plan, suggesting that rolling back coverage for some low-income, pregnant women conflicts with the state's efforts to combat infant mortality.

    Comment?

  3. Book Review: The Redistribution RecessionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Philip Greenspun's Weblog

    ... pool, two gyms, and a variety of other luxurious facilities. Their health care is free through some combination of Medicaid, Obamacare, and a city-run health system. Their food is mostly free through food stamps. They can get cash from TANF and some ...

    Comment?

  4. Special session begins today with focus on Medicaid expansion proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The legislative special session to iron out a state budget gets underway today with a focus on the Senate's Medicaid expansion alternative plan. For the first time, a House committee will receive a formal briefing today on this Senate plan.

    Comment?

  5. Medicare paid doctors $90 billion in 2013, up 17 percent: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... sign of poor in-patient care. In a significant change from the data released last year, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services differentiated between what it paid physicians for their services and what it paid to cover the costs of drugs they ...

    Comment?

  6. Medical home intervention with shared savings shows quality and utilization improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the NHS, including private sector companies, do not perform as well as traditional GP pra ... More than half of all Medicaid enrollees prefer the "one-stop shop" of a hospital emergency department to receive care for conditions that could be treated ...

    Comment?

  7. Rauner calls legislative session 'stunningly disappointing'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    ... Rauner unveiled in February, setting up a major test for the newly divided government. The flat spending on the Medicaid health program for the poor and payments to local governments contrast with Rauner's proposals to cut state funding for Medicaid ...

    Comment?

  8. Molina Healthcare Provides Update to Fiscal Year 2015 OutlookRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Information Technology

    ... per diluted share: Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, provides managed health care services under the Medicaid and Medicare programs and through the state insurance marketplaces. Through our locally operated health plans in 11 states ...

    Comment?

  9. AMGA Submits Comments to CMS with Recommendations on Stage 3 EHR Incentive ProposalsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newswise

    Earlier today, the American Medical Group Association submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services making recommendations on the proposed rule for Stage 3 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentive Programs . AMGA comments express concern about the overall readiness of the healthcare information technology infrastructure to accommodate the new requirements for transmission of healthcare data between organizations, in addition to concerns about the increased threshold percentages for meeting measures beginning in 2018.

    Comment?

  10. WellCare Gives $24,000 Grant to Make Health Care More Accessible for...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... for those who do not have a safe place to call home." As of March 31, 2015, WellCare serves approximately 441,000 Medicaid members, 6,000 Medicare Advantage plan members and 21,000 Medicare Prescription Drug Plan members in Kentucky. To learn more ...

    Comment?

  11. Wisconsin nursing homes rate above average in qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WISN-TV

    ... with the lowest quality ratings, according to the Kaiser report and other studies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services set up the Nursing Home Compare website in 1998, and the rating system has been revamped over the years. In 2008, the ...

    Comment?

  12. After Six Years of Obamanomics: Five Things You Need to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

    ... years (2010-12), the first time that has happened since the mid-1960's. A record number of people have been on Medicaid ( 72 million or 1 out of 4 Americans) and Medicare (more than 47 million Americans) during Obama's presidency. When Obama entered ...

    Comment?

  13. Ramping Up for - Roll on Capitol Hill': An Advocacy How-ToRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | New Mobility

    ... and pay taxes. So, more up front, but less in insurance costs, less pressure on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and more revenue for the good ol' USA. 5. Listen. Chances are whoever you are meeting with won't sign on or agree to what you are ...

    Comment?

  14. Upcoding in Medicare AdvantageRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    ... that have a sicker than average population. There are a couple of ways to do risk adjustment. The Exchanges, some Medicaid and some CHIP programs use revenue neutral risk adjustment where money comes from insurers with healthy covered populations ...

    Comment?

  15. Feds wary about Florida's proposed health care planRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is wary of approving a state proposal for helping fund hospitals without knowing more about Florida's plan for the future, an official said Friday. The statement came as the two sides try to work out an agreement on how to fund hospitals under a program known as the Low Income Pool, or LIP.

    Comment?

  16. AMIA Tackles EHR Adoption ChallengesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Health Data Management

    ... most significant interoperability and health IT regulation of the past year has been the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' targets to try and create alternative payment models. He observed that there is a natural tension between using EHR ...

    Comment?

  17. Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition (DPAC) Launches New Portal,...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... federal, state, and agency representatives. Initial action campaigns focus on the Medicare CGM Act, Medicare and Medicaid competitive bidding process failings, patient protection from inaccurate blood glucose meters currently on the market, ensuring ...

    Comment?

  18. Hastings votes to support heroin overdose prevention measureRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... e heroin antidotes a Requires insurance providers to cover heroin antidotes and addiction treatment services a Adds Medicaid coverage for alcohol and opioid dependence treatment

    Comment?

  19. Also in the News for Monday, June 1Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    Medicaid managed care plans would be limited to fraud prevention expenditures of 0.5% of premium revenue when calculating medical loss ratios, signaling high confidence from federal regulators that such plans ... The former business manager of an Oklahoma City nursing center was charged Thursday with stealing more than $141,000 from three residents.

    Comment?

  20. Medicare's highest-paid providers released by FedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... seeking comment, but did address the allegations in a video he posted on YouTube. The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released the data for the second time on medical services doctors provided and how much they were paid through ...

    Comment?