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  1. Seattlea s smart take on how to help the poor: subsidize their transitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... even simpler, riders can verify their eligibility by showing that they've already qualified for other benefits like Medicaid, food stamps, or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. This kind of transit discount is one of the smartest subsidies any ...


  2. Supporters of the Affordable Care Act rally outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... conservatives said that the Constitution did not permit the federal government to strip a state of all of its Medicaid funding as a consequence of not expanding eligibility for the program. The court's more conservative justices stayed mostly silent ...


  3. Most states have slashed benefits for those injured on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... to taxpayers, who pay tens of billions of dollars a year through Social Security Disability Insurance, Medicare and Medicaid for lost wages and medical costs not covered by workers' compensation, according to an investigation by ProPublic and NPR . ...


  4. U.S. Doctor Shortage Projection Lower than Earlier EstimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... lobbyists and lawmakers to justify increased federal spending for the training of physicians through Medicare and Medicaid. The new projections found that primary care physician demand in 2025 will exceed supply by 12,500 to 31,100 physicians, ...


  5. The consequences of cutsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... Is that the message the governor wants to send to students?" As Illinois lawmakers consider a $1.5 billion cut in Medicaid spending proposed by Gov. Bruce Rauner, a new report is out that underlines just how widespread Medicaid and other ...


  6. Supreme Court Takes On Make-Or-Break Obamacare Case; Patients And Doctors Scramble To Find Plan BRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... finding organizations that make referrals to free clinics, encouraging patients to check if they qualify for Medicaid or other state programs, and if they can't get insurance then find a regular source of care that accepts payment on a sliding ...


  7. Supreme Court Challenges To Obamacare Keep Screwing Over HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... patients can't always pay their bills. But if their patients gain insurance under Obamacare - either through the Medicaid expansion or through the state-level marketplaces - they'll stop providing so much uncompensated care and start making a little ...


  8. CVS Health Wins Over Analysts As Significant Growth Expected In The Next 5 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... Sciences' (NASDAQ: GILD ) Hepatitis C drugs Harvoni and Solvadi to customers who are on its Commercial, Exchange, Medicaid and Medicare part D formularies. Moving ahead, as CVS' formulary management approach will continue to provide specialty drugs ...


  9. CMS Finalizes 2016 ACA Marketplace Plan Benefit & Payment ParametersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has finalized its Affordable Care Act Marketplace health plan payment parameters and essential benefit standards for 2016 .


  10. Miracle-Ear Foundation offers free hearing aids to those who show financial needRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... loss. Applicants must show that they have no other resources to cover the hearing aids, including insurance, state Medicaid, veterans' benefits or vocational rehabilitation funds. They cannot be covered under local programs or receive aid from other ...


  11. Employers Spend More of Health Budgets on DrugsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | HR Magazine

    ... to Medicare-eligible retirees, the report recommends that plan sponsors consider a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 800 Series Employer Group Waiver Plans instead of the Medicare Part D retiree drug subsidy , since the latter is no ...


  12. CollaborateMD Participates in Testing for Looming ICD-10 TransitionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Freshnews

    CollaborateMD , a leading provider of easy and affordable Online Medical Billing Software and Practice Management Software, announced successful ICD-10 End to End testing with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services . After years of speculation and delays, the federal government's deadline for the healthcare sector to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 will finally arrive on October 1, 2015.


  13. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Delays Overpayment Final RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced on February 13, 2015, that it will delay publishing final regulations concerning the "60-Day Rule." The final rule will be published on or before February 17, 2016.


  14. 6 Weak Arguments in the Administration's Obamacare Supreme Court Subsidies BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... plausible to think that Congress would have made such a threat, because that's how the law initially structured its Medicaid expansion: States were free to participate or not, because the federal government cannot coerce state action, but those who ...


  15. MedExpress to expand into two more statesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... anticipates patient volume to increase further as needy Pennsylvanians get signed up with the state's new Medicaid expansion plan. MedExpress accepts Medicaid managed care coverage and Gov. Tom Wolf announced in February that the state would expand ...


  16. Florida legislature targets telemedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Miami Today

    ... a Florida statute on telemedicine would be helpful, she said, because it would make telemedicine more accessible to Medicaid-covered patients. "Where we have a concern is Medicaid Managed Care companies are less willing to negotiate with us because ...


  17. Get your legislator freebie list here: How do you like your steaks?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... Capitol Square Apartments, #13, Arkansas Health Care Association. The nursing home industry spends some of its Medicaid revenue to slop the hogs. LUNCH, noon, Senate Judiciary Committee at the Governor's Mansion . RECEPTION (ALSO KNOWN AS COCKTAIL ...


  18. Wisconsin Long Term Care WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bay View

    ... support for work and community activities. he budget would totally eliminate IRIS, the largest self determination Medicaid waiver program in the country; it would radically change the Family Care system and replace all of the 8 existing regional, ...


  19. Opinion: Obamacare fails poor, middle classRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNN

    ... but it is disingenuous to tout this as a great success. An estimated 71% of the new insurance arises through Medicaid, using 2014 calculations based on analysis by Haislmaier and Gonshorowski of data from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare. The ...


  20. Expansion of International Community Health Center in Asia Town is completeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... Back then, ICHC - a federally qualified health center that provides services on a sliding fee scale and also takes Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance - had a small waiting room, receptionist area, and two exam rooms, and was open only one ...