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  1. Local debate on Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WCYB

    ... reform today in Bristol. The Affordable Care Act is the main topic of the day long event. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services director Marilyn Tavenner was the keynote speaker. Tavenner discussed the progress of the healthcare act and its ...

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  2. Madison health plan to offer Exact Sciences' colon cancer testRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... oguard . Cologuard was approved in August by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It was the first time ever the key federal agencies granted approvals on the same day.

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  3. 5 common GI/endoscopy coding & billing mistakesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Beckers ASC Review

    ... E/M codes than established patients due to greater time requirements, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services . Upcoding can occur when a follow-up visit with an established patient is coded at a level corresponding with a new ...

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  4. Understanding health insurance numbers key to plotting state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    ... by an individual from a private company. Government health insurance includes federal programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), individual state health plans, TRICARE, CHAMPVA (Civilian Health and Medical ...

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  5. Nursing Improvements Could Boost Outcomes for Underweight Black NewbornsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... environments. Many payment sytems to hospitals now include incentives to improve the quality of patient care. Under Medicaid, hospitals will lose money if infants acquire hospital infections that increase their hospital stay." The study highlights ...

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  6. Losses spur Aetna to trim network for individual buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    ... are required to offer individual coverage in order to sell certain other products in the state. But an expansion of Medicaid eligibility and Obamacare softened the burden of buying individual plans sold on the open market for younger, healthier and ...

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  7. La. lags in at-home services for disabled peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBRZ

    ... disabled and living in 24-hour care facilities, even after closing most state-owned facilities. The state's Medicaid program covers much of the costs of the care. The high use of "intermediate care facilities" comes despite a national trend to offer ...

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  8. Use caution in antipsychotics reductionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | McKnightsonline.com

    ... Professions Press. A geriatrician, he has served on the technical advisory panel for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for their national antipsychotic drug reduction initiative. He is a clinical associate professor of medicine at the ...

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  9. The Great "Out-0f-Network" Scam Is Eating Patients Alive. And It's Supposed To.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    ... one. It's solely so doctors can scam the occasional patient and make a fast buck. As long as it's not a Medicare or Medicaid procedure, and it's out-of-network, there are no rules. So why not? Are these assistants pals of the primary surgeon who get ...

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  10. Better Health Risk Analysis Powered By Big DataRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... and is classified as a "high avoidable readmission" that is currently penalized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services . The application leverages predictive clinical factors, combined with non-clinical predictive indicators such as ...

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  11. Work Proceeds to Address Cognitive Impairment in SchizophreniaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... said. (A study in The American Journal of Managed Care earlier this year linked prior authorization policies in Medicaid in certain states with higher incarceration rates for persons with schizophrenia.)4 Cognitive impairment, Dr Keefe said, cause ...

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  12. New lawyer for House GOP - Almost 2 million in 'family glitch' - Copay coupons in Part DRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Politico

    ... 10 percent for two years, and five percent annually after that. The bill: http://1.usa.gov/1wXGzKa CONSIDERING THE MEDICAID BUMP - A trend in a Center for Health Care Strategies brief on the ACA's two-year rate increases for Medicaid primary care, ...

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  13. Is There Hope for Rite Aid Corporation Stock After It's Horrendous Quarter?Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... delays in getting the program up to speed, coupled with increased drug demand at lower reimbursement rates from Medicaid patients, are squeezing Rite Aid's profits. Brightening future? Now that Rite Aid's shares have lost their luster, share prices ...

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  14. Seniors could pay more for prescriptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    An analysis of data released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows that more than half the Medicare Part D prescription drug plans available in the state are increasing monthly premiums in 2015.

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  15. State policies fail to provide sufficient two-generation supports to families with young childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... bring a family of three above the federal poverty line. It is also one of 21 states currently opting out of the Medicaid expansion allowed under the Affordable Care Act, which provides health insurance to poor adults. Tables in the report show each ...

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  16. Tax refunds will be cut for ACA recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTLV

    ... whose incomes don't match up to such things as 2012 tax return information. On Monday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said at least 279,000 households reported incomes that still don't match what the government has on record. ...

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  17. Healthline's New HealthData Engine Turns Unstructured Data Into Actionable InsightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... and is classified as a "high avoidable readmission" that is currently penalized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Readmissions Risk InSight application for CHF will be followed by additional applications for other ...

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  18. Will e-cigarettes puff up your insurance rates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bank Rate

    ... to regulate e-cigarettes, which could open the door to taxing them. Meanwhile, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is weighing whether health insurers can levy an up to 50 percent tobacco surcharge on e-cig users who buy Obamacare ...

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  19. Madison Radiology Medical Group Implements eRAD RISRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | ThomasNet

    ... from incentive programs for Meaningful Use of electronic health records, as defined by the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS). Dr. Terry Becker, Medical Director of Madison Radiology, said, "We've been an eRAD PACS customer since 2001, ...

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  20. Legislation proposed to create NJ task force to tackle drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... New Jersey when it comes to getting treatment for substance abuse. It includes legislation that would increase the Medicaid reimbursement rate for behavioral health care services in an effort to encourage more doctors to treat Medicaid recipients. ...

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