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  1. Using Medicare Bidding Rates for Medicaid Will Create Access Problems for Children and the PoorRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... fiscal year 2015 budget includes a proposal to use the program's unrealistically low reimbursement rates for Medicaid. It's bad enough that the bidding program's reimbursement rates, which the government sets virtually arbitrarily, will be applied ...


  2. Public Comments Disclose Flaws In Medicare Program That Compromise Quality Of Care For PatientsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... equipment providers, manufacturers, and trade groups, sharply oppose a proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the prices of goods and services under their bid procurement program to non-bid areas throughout the ...


  3. Medicare Payment Transparency Means New Political Risks for DoctorsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... for the upcoming campaign season and for every one that follows. Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services heralded the historic release of data on services and procedures provided to Medicare beneficiaries by 880,000 ...


  4. 8 Million Signups Put Obamacare Ahead of PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... In a sharp rebuke to his political opponents, Obama called out states that have refused to embrace an expansion of Medicaid under "Obamacare," arguing that their opposition was rooted in nothing more than sheer ideology and political spite. "That's ...


  5. Health Navigators ended after bill pushed through Georgia General AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    ... website. "It would restrict state entities and employees of the government from advocating for expanding Medicaid," Bradford said. "It would also prevent any state entity - and, specifically, it mentions the University of Georgia System - from ...


  6. Inside Paul Ryan, Inside the GOPRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    ... should have been supporting them." Accordingly, he Ryan budget repeals Obamacare, cuts welfare programs, destroys Medicaid, and turns Medicare into a voucher program. Despite its rocky start, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has provided ...


  7. If a doctor isn't face to face with a patient, is he still a doctor?Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Kevin, M.D.

    ... for much more money than for a fifteen minute visit to change their blood pressure medication. I can see a Medicaid or Medicare patient for five minutes or forty-five, and up until now, because I work for a federally qualified health center, the ...


  8. Obamacare Enrollment Numbers Exceed Expectations, Confound RepublicansRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report

    ... the federal marketplace, easily surpassing the original goal of 7 million. Combined with those who have enrolled in Medicaid or CHIP, the young people who have been able to stay on their parents' health insurance and those who bought plans outside ...


  9. With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the costRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... To make the project possible, Bryant signed a first-of-its-kind law, enacted in March, requiring private insurers, Medicaid and state employee health plans to reimburse medical providers for services dispensed via computer screens and ...


  10. OIC's Kreidler: Private insurance market grew since Wash. health exchange openedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    ... In addition, more than 268,000 Washington newly eligible adults in Washington gained coverage since Oct. 1 through Medicaid , the federally and state subsidized health program for low income people. Another 135,485 signed up in other Medicaid ...


  11. Sen. Bill Nelson seeks local solution to expand Medicaid in FloridaRead the original story

    Thursday | The Miami Herald

    Expanding Medicaid to cover thousands of uninsured Floridians has mostly been ignored by Republicans during this year's legislative session, but U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, is making a last-ditch effort to get it done.


  12. Looking at a playbook for state legislators to battle ObamacareRead the original story

    Thursday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... later upheld. One other interesting tack that the report suggests is for state legislators to debate opting out of Medicaid altogether in 2014 "as a way to shift the debate to the unintended consequences of Obamacars's Medicaid mandates." The report ...


  13. Focus on making 'Obamacare' workRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Press & Argus

    ... frustrations related to everything from defining 'essential benefits' to working with states refusing to expand Medicaid to the government's broken website. She resigned last week. That presents an opportunity for the country to move forward. But ...


  14. Health care cost increases slow to lowest level in decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... costs is largely attributed to lower-than-expected premiums, therefore lower subsidy payments, and a reduction in Medicaid spending. The first enrollment period for the healthcare exchanges created under the ACA closed March 31. The Administration ...


  15. Repeal of Obamacare Would Increase the Deficit - Seriously?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Townhall

    ... blame on conservatives for their unwillingness to accept his terms. He then blamed states that have not accepted Medicaid expansion dollars-when it is true that Medicaid expansion is a huge expense to taxpayers and will lead to higher taxes across ...


  16. Analysis: Obama Celebrates Eight Million 'Enrollments,' Again Declares Debate 'Over' | Guy BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Townhall

    ... was rooted in "spite" directed at him personally. As if no viable policy arguments against, say, expanding Medicaid exist. Speaking of which, he also claimed that states would be responsible for "literally zero" of the price tag associated with ...


  17. From Clinton to Obama, many parallelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KFVS12

    An internal state government memo says auditors have found the Illinois Medicaid program has paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records.


  18. Doc groups vow continued push for Medicare sustainable growth-rate fixRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Crain's Detroit Business

    ... their own set of controversies. Eberhardt said Congress could also take a closer look at aligning Medicare and Medicaid prescription drug purchasing policies, a move vehemently opposed by the drug industry. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) introduced ...


  19. Molina to move to bigger Troy HQRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Crain's Detroit Business

    The state's third-largest Medicaid HMO plans to double down on headquarters office space in Troy to keep up with a rapidly growing workforce tied to expanding Medicaid business in Michigan.


  20. Union appeals to voters in the Medicaid 'coverage gap'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Miami Herald

    The heat map , created by SEIU Florida, shows the number of residents in each Florida House district who fall in the Medicaid coverage gap.