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  1. Mt. Juliet Rotarians welcome governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... of health care. About one out of every three dollars we spend [in the state budget] goes to health care - either to Medicaid or related health care programs - to pay health insurance for our own employees, etc." Haslam also made reference to the ...


  2. Collins, King Praise Senate Passage of Steve Gleason ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WVII

    ... speech devices - into a different category, making them more expensive. A Reverse the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) capped rental policy to allow patients to own their devices and continue using them in facilities such as nursing ...


  3. In Louisiana, Nursing Home Managed Care Fight Creates Different...Read the original story

    Thursday | The American Journal of Managed Care

    In state after state, the movement to Medicaid managed care has created familiar battle lines: Government officials promise better coordination of care and budget savings. Providers and patient advocates, meanwhile, fear a loss of revenue and services, sucked away by paperwork and rules.


  4. Park West Care Center Receives its Fifth National Recognition for Medicare RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... to help out those faced with such a choice, a star rating system was created by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS proctors unannounced surveys throughout the year that rate each location based on health inspections, ...


  5. Latest Spike in Prescription Drug Spending Prompts OIG InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    ... data reinforces the prominence of specialty pharmaceuticals in the healthcare market. The report also notes that Medicaid was a significant driver of the growth in retail prescriptions in 2014, increasing 16.8 percent and accounting for 70 percent ...


  6. Following FDA's First Biosimilar License, CMS Issues Guidance on Reimbursement for BiosimilarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    On March 6, 2015, FDA released a statement announcing its issuance of the first biosimilar license to Zarxio. In the same month, CMS issued a number of guidance documents addressing reimbursement for biosimilars under the Medicare Part B , Part D , and Medicaid programs.


  7. Republican Governors May Pay Price for Refusing to Expand Medicaid Under ObamacareRead the original story

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    The White House seems to see an opportunity to exact a political price from Rick Scott, Greg Abbott, and other Republicans who continue to resist. In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government couldn't force states to expand eligibility for their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act.


  8. OIG Partners with Industry Associations by Issuing Practical Guidance ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    ... Guidance provides the example of the so-called 60-Day Rule, which requires providers enrolled in the Medicare and Medicaid programs to report and refund known overpayments within 60 days from the date when the overpayment is "identified" or within ...


  9. Where King ruling goes, so goes ACA grace period - In continuing...Read the original story

    Thursday | Politico

    ... profits as the budget standoff continues between the Florida House and Senate, with the latter still supporting Medicaid expansion as well as continuation of the state's Low-Income Pool to cover hospitals' uncompensated care. Scott's administration ...


  10. Obamacare, Obama will be popular in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newsday

    ... overcome is built into the structure of the law. People who benefit directly from expanded coverage are either on Medicaid or are buying private insurance on exchanges that don't mention the Affordable Care Act, let alone Obamacare. Those who stand ...


  11. Health care services are not always suitable for morbidly obese patients, says researcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... surge in obesity, say experts in an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine published online today. The Medicaid block grant proposed as part of the Patient Choice, Affordability, Responsibility and Empowerment Act ("Patient CARE Act")


  12. Maine's attorney general wants more resources to combat Medicaid fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sun Journal

    Maine's attorney general is urging state budget writers to give her more resources to combat Medicaid fraud and elder abuse. Attorney General Janet Mills wants to add a third attorney to the HealthCare Crimes Unit, which investigates and prosecutes Medicaid fraud and patient abuse and neglect in health care facilities.


  13. Are You in Compliance? Effect of Exclusion from Participation in Medicare and MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    ... and other providers who are convicted of engaging in health care fraud and abuse from participating in Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal health care programs. The effect of an OIG exclusion is that no payment may be made by Medicare, ...


  14. The patient experience debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hospital impact

    ... in this conversation, especially here in the U.S. The first is the introduction of the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) star rating system , which summarizes Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) ...


  15. Mobile Survey Finds App-Enabled Patient Portals LackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Health Data Management

    ... organization's mobile health strategy. Meaningful Use requirements established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services require that patients have the capability to view, download, and transmit their data from their electronic health ...


  16. View Press ReleaseRead the original story

    Thursday | Business Wire

    ... group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as "Part D"), Medicaid, dual eligible, U.S. Department of Defense, including TRICARE, and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs programs. Health Net ...


  17. HMS Holdings Corp. To Report 1Q 2015 Financial and Operating ResultsRead the original story

    Thursday | Freshnews

    ... serve health and human services programs in 45 states and the District of Columbia; commercial insurers, including Medicaid managed care, Medicare Advantage, and group health plans; the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); and Veterans ...


  18. Functional Outcomes After Lower Extremity Revascularization in...Read the original story

    Thursday | CiteULike

    ... or nonambulatory status 1 year after surgery. All nursing homes in the United States participating in Medicare or Medicaid. Nursing home residents who underwent lower extremity revascularization. Functional status, ambulatory status, and death. ...


  19. Newt Gingrich calls for doubling federal medical research at NIHRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... next four decades - including a 420 percent increase in costs to Medicare and a 330 percent increase in costs to Medicaid. Even without a cure, the premium on breakthrough research is high: Delaying the average onset of the disease by just five ...


  20. Alabama Medicaid burden rising more slowly than most states, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Alabama Live

    Jesse Ross, a founding team member of Rethink Coverage and second year medical student, asks a college student questions about access to care. According to a recent study, Medicaid is consumer a larger share of state revenues, but the pace is slower in Alabama During Alabama's latest budget crisis, lawmakers often have pointed to out-of-control Medicaid costs as one of the leading culprits.