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  1. Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC SaysRead the original story

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    ... about 6 percent with private insurance skipped medications to save money, compared with 10.4 percent of those with Medicaid and 14 percent of uninsured patients. The poorest adults -- those with incomes below 139 percent of the poverty level (about ...

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  2. Over a thousand families in Medina County may lose MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Medina Gazette

    More than 1,000 Medina County families on Medicaid could lose their health coverage if they don't renew their application soon. Medina County Job and Family Services Director Mead Wilkins said 585 families need to renew their Medicaid registration for January and 1,259 need to renew for February.

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  3. Ponnuru: Health care act should lose next Supreme Court caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... balk and laws will not achieve all of their ambitions. Much of the plan's coverage expansion comes from enlarging Medicaid. The method of the law was to offer extra money for states that went along, and not all of them have. It's true that taking ...

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  4. National Council on Disability Issues "Securing the Social...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The National Council on Disability , an independent federal agency, will conduct a policy briefing at the release of the agency's latest report " Securing the Social Contract: Reforming Social Security Disability " at Room 210 of the Cannon House Office Building from 10-11:30 am on Thursday, January 29. Fears that Social Security payouts will soon exceed revenue continue to dominate the news and public policy debates. This timely and necessary report by NCD analyzes various proposals for SSI and SSDI reform with an emphasis on Medicaid policy and increasing opportunities for people with disabilities to work.

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  5. Haslem's Insure Tennessee Proposal Debuts to Mixed ReceptionRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Heartland Institute

    In recent months, Republican governors in several states-including Pennsylvania, Indiana, Utah, and Wyoming-have considered new proposals to expand their states' Medicaid programs. Each of the states, which have resisted expansion so far, have considered plans including what they call free-market alternatives to the often unpopular Affordable Care Act.

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  6. Feds to shift Medicare payments based on performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... organization's ACO, operated in tandem with Catholic Health, was recognized this fall by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services with one of the best performances in the country under the federal Medicare shared savings program. It will receive ...

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  7. ACA Costs Federal Government Less than AnticipatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Health Data Management

    ... primarily come from spending for subsidies that are provided through the exchanges and an increase in spending for Medicaid. The groups now estimate that the ACA's coverage provisions will result in net costs to the federal government of $76 billion ...

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  8. With Half of California's Kids On Medicaid, Advocates Worry About ServiceRead the original story

    Yesterday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... see their own doctor. And according to a state report based on 2013 data, more than two-thirds of California's Medicaid managed care plans performed below the national average for Medicaid plans in ensuring that children had required immunizations ...

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  9. MEDNAX Reports Double-Digit Fourth Quarter 2014 Revenue and EPS GrowthRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    ... 2014, MEDNAX recorded parity revenue from payors within those states that were then paying at Medicare rates for Medicaid services as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. MEDNAX's fourth quarter results for both the 2014 and ...

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  10. Red states see insurance rise despite Obamacare oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... using HealthCare.gov. Only 10 states with Republican governors have accepted billions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid to cover low-income people. Alabama, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming, only one of which has a Democratic governor, ...

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  11. ASHE Offers Resources on Relocatable Power TapsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Building Operating Management

    The American Society for Healthcare Engineering has created several new resources for members regarding relocatable power taps in light of new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services waivers allowing power strip use in patient care areas. New resources for ASHE members include a comparison of guidance from various organizations on RPTs, a chart explaining the differences between RPTs and special purpose RPTs, and a sample RPT policy that can be adjusted to fit a facility's needs.

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  12. Cynthia Pieper-Afkhami Joins CSG Government Solutions' Healthcare and Human Services PracticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that Cynthia Pieper-Afkhami has joined CSG's Healthcare and Human Services practice. Her in-depth knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare, managed care, and Disability Determination programs add high-value to our Healthcare and Human Services practice.

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  13. IPO Report: Entellus MedicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    ... for stand-alone balloon sinus dilation performed in the physician office setting is in place with Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party payors covering approximately 76% of covered lives in the United States as of December 31, 2014. In addition, ...

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  14. River Valley Health Partners Issues Letter in Support of Ohio...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Watersblogged

    In January of 2014 Ohio made the wise decision to extend Medicaid health insurance coverage to some of Ohio's most vulnerable citizens. For the sake of those individuals and our state, Ohio needs to continue extended Medicaid.

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  15. Column: The awful entitlements and poorer billionairesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Star

    ... and billionaires. When people refer to “entitlements,” they usually mean Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act. Some conservatives say that America can no longer afford these programs. To help ...

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  16. 6 million will pay Obamacare penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | American Thinker

    ... secretary for tax policy at the Treasury Department. Mazur and senior officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) emphasized that most people will not face ObamaCare-related hurdles when filing their returns. About 75 percent ...

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  17. Arkansas Senate Panel Advances Plan for Medicaid CompromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to keep Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion structure through 2016 advanced to a Senate vote Wednesday, as lawmakers rejected a bid to abolish the program by this year's end.

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  18. State legislators should address housing affordabilityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Real Change

    ... services. The legislature should follow suit. The legislature can also help end chronic homelessness by creating a Medicaid supportive-housing services benefit. Because of the Affordable Care Act, most homeless people are eligible for Medicaid. The ...

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  19. Nursing homes and debt collection tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Dollar Stretcher

    ... Nursing homes that use guardianship as a method of debt collection make it clear that a patient's transition to Medicaid paying for long-term care for incapacitated patients is far from seamless. According to the New York Times article, a ...

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  20. How to pay for Mom's home care after she's fallenRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Dollar Stretcher

    ... $150,000 and about $26,000 in an IRA. What assets will be subject to seizure if we try to move her from Medicare to Medicaid? We are not opposed to using all her assets to take care of her. That's what we all believe the house's first purpose is. ...

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