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  1. Healthcare.Gov Recruits Leader Of Successful Connecticut EffortRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... Access Health CT signed up about 79,000 people for coverage through Connecticut's exchange; another 120,000 gained Medicaid coverage. Surveys show that about half the people who gained coverage in the state were previously uninsured. Connecticut has ...

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  2. Magellan Health Names Dr. Karen Amstutz as Chief Medical OfficerRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... as well as her experience successfully leading clinical strategy and operations for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid members at a national healthcare company will serve her well in this role. I look forward to working with Karen as Magellan continues ...

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  3. Wellcentive Releases 2014 PQRS Solutions to Help Organizations...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... PQRS is a quality reporting program established by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in which healthcare organizations, physicians, practitioners, therapists and other eligible professionals are responsible to report data on ...

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  4. Leader of NC counties' advocacy group leavingRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WMBF

    ... at the General Assembly during Thompson's tenure, most notably the phase-out of the counties' share of payments for Medicaid patient costs. Thompson previously served as county manager in Hertford, Stanly, Henderson and Durham counties. He also has ...

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  5. Federal Officials Order Medicaid To Cover Autism ServicesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    When Yuri Maldonado's 6-year-old son was diagnosed with autism four years ago, she learned that getting him the therapy he needed from California's Medicaid plan for low-income children was going to be tough.

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  6. Study: House calls for frail elders bring savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Southtown Star

    ... didn't have some assistance at home, said Linda Magno, who oversees the project for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It's so difficult to get to the doctor's office that "they tend to cope as best they can until things go downhill and ...

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  7. Connecticut exec to lead federal Obamacare websiteRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... the federal exchange system that assists three dozens states in his new role at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency announced Tuesday. He will also manage relationships with the 15 state-run exchanges and run the agency ...

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  8. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... as well as her experience successfully leading clinical strategy and operations for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid members at a national healthcare company will serve her well in this role. I look forward to working with Karen as Magellan continues ...

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  9. Access Health CT Chief Leaving For Job With U.S. Health-Insurance MarketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... April 17 was 208,301 residents enrolled in health plans, of which 62 percent qualified for government-funded Medicaid and 38 percent were in private insurance plans. Among those who bought private plans, 78 percent received a federal tax credit, or ...

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  10. Medicaid payouts for office visits may influence cancer screening: studyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    In states where Medicaid pays doctors higher fees for office visits, Medicaid beneficiaries are more likely to be screened for breast, cervical or colorectal cancer, according to a new study.

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  11. Va. county covers ambulance ride co-paysRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | EMS1

    ... York County residents," according to county's website. "As such, after patients' insurance companies, Medicare or Medicaid are billed for services, we will waive remaining co-pays and deductibles for county residents." In a program brochure, the ...

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  12. Savvy Senior 8-26 How to get a Medicare covered powerRead the original story

    Yesterday | News-Register

    ... and can't afford the 20 percent, she may be able to get help through Medicare Savings Programs. Call your local Medicaid office for eligibility information. Or, if you find that your mom is not eligible for a Medicare covered scooter or wheelchair, ...

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  13. Counihan Recruited To Run Federal ExchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    ... Kevin Counihan , CEO of Access Health CT, will be leaving Sept. 5 to become Marketplace CEO at the Centers of Medicaid and Medicare Services. In his new position, Counihan will be responsible for the federal marketplace, managing relationships with ...

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  14. Decisions made now will have deep impact on next generationRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... All that doesn't take into account the tens of trillions, perhaps up to $100 trillion, in future Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security costs that are currently unfunded. What does that mean for you? It means you young people will be saddled with ...

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  15. With Coverage Through Obamacare, Transgender Woman Opts For SurgeryRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Surgical Products

    ... That makes it possible for more transgender people to purchase private plans. And in states that expanded their Medicaid programs, those with low incomes may get free coverage. The federal anti-discrimination regulations have yet to be written, but ...

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  16. HHS Names New Head of Federal HIXRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Insurance Networking

    Kevin Counihan, the head of Connecticut's state-run exchange will join the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as CEO of the Marketplace.

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  17. Study: House calls for frail elders bring savingsStudy: House calls...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

    ... ey didn't have some assistance at home, said Linda Magno, who oversees the project for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It's so difficult to get to the doctor's office that "they tend to cope

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  18. Wyoming Is Thinking About Accepting Medicaid Expansion After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mother Jones

    Michael Hiltzik passes along the news that Wyoming's governor is the latest traitor to the cause of denying health care to poor people no matter what the cost: The Health Department says Medicaid expansion could save the state $50 million or more if it expands the program, for which the federal government will pay at least 90%.

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  19. Governor's failure to expand Medicaid earns him title of 'Dr. Death,' Alabama lawmaker saysRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Gov. Robert Bentley's steadfast stand against expanding Medicaid in the state is no different than the views of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, whose advocacy for assisted suicide earned him the name "Dr. Death," a Selma lawmaker said.

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  20. Lunch and Planning: Advances Directives, End of Life and Other Fun ...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    ... choices in the midst of a crisis. Holly will also discuss Hospice and Palliative care benefits covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most other insurances. Studies show that people who access their hospice benefit in the last six months of life, tend to ...

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