Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Health officials crack down on Medicaid marketingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    State health officials are taking a cue from past problems and are banning health insurance companies from marketing their plans directly to Medicaid consumers as the state is rolling out a massive overhaul by transitioning millions into managed care.


  2. Home coaching visit decreases re-admission, costs for Medicare patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... Improvement Organization called Healthcentric Advisors. The study was funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), which contracted with Healthcentric Advisors to improve care transitions across the state. Out of the 1,300 patients, 321 - ...


  3. Territories exempt from some Affordable Care Act mandatesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    ... according to the July 16 letter to Ilagan. Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said in the letter that the federal agency "intends to issue regulations to affirm this interpretation and eliminate ...


  4. Child poverty rates on the increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily World

    ... still struggling to recover from the recession. With fewer resources being available from government programs like Medicaid or Medicare, and higher costs for housing and transportation, poorer families are staying poor. However, health and education ...


  5. Florida's dominant insurer signals increases ahead for consumers with exchange plansRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... June. That was the fourth-largest percentage after individual categories of general customer assistance questions, Medicaid questions and exchange representatives calling customers to resolve a problem (Kane, 7/21). St. Louis Post-Dispatch : Health ...


  6. Whata s the rush? Executive Council follows Pelosi planRead the original story

    16 hrs ago |

    In November 2009, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi scheduled the first vote on Obamacare before the Congressional Budget Office or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had released their analyses of the bill.


  7. Community Ministries in transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... we're going to be sure people get enrolled in any kind of (insurance) they can enroll in. If they don't have Medicaid, why not? As we learn more, we will connect to more resources. I'm sure we could get someone from the hospital to come in and do ...


  8. Capito represents party that doesn't help peopleRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... level, of West Virginia much for the last 40 years. With so many in my adopted home state that are dependent upon Medicaid, Social Security, food stamps and the rest, I just can't vote against my neighbor's best interest, let alone my best interest. ...


  9. Toddler still a a gigglya girl, despite genetic illnessPosted on Tue. Jul 22nd, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... Vincent does not have the disease. Jay said Krabbe affects one in 100,000 births. Emma has insurance through Medicaid, which Jay Nickerson said has been a "godsend" in paying for her care at the hospital. However, there are other expenses such as ...


  10. State officials: 75K in Hawaii have no health careRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... out. As of July 12, nearly 44,000 people signed up for health insurance through the Hawaii Health Connector and Medicaid, Matsuda said. Matsuda and Keone Kali, the state's chief information officer, said a top priority for the exchange and the ...


  11. In North Country, hospitals ink deal to join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... line, said the CEOs, is that the hospitals are all facing the same challenges - namely a reduction in Medicare and Medicaid payments; a graying population, which also happens to be the sickest and poorest in the Granite State; and a decrease in the ...


  12. StorylineRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The bargain goes like this: The federal government wants to pay your state to get more low-income adults on Medicaid.


  13. Medical Society ask doctors about patient weight The obesity and...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Naples Daily News

    ... diabetes, in part because the Affordable Care Act requires most insurers to cover obesity screening. Medicare and Medicaid already cover weight-loss bariatric surgery for patients who meet criteria. The medical society is scheduling experts in the ...


  14. Qsource awarded $39.5 million contract from CMS for multi-state workRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Qsource , a health care quality and IT consultancy, has been awarded a five-year, $39.5 million contract from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services as part of a complete overhaul of the agency's quality improvement efforts across the U.S. The contract is part of the restructuring of CMS's Quality Improvement Organization program, which is ... (more)


  15. Weekly Update from the NC State House - July 2014: The Senate was...Read the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... medical expenses for all others. Wednesday, Senator's Pate (R-Wayne) and Hise (R-Mitchell) unveiled the Senate's Medicaid reform proposal, followed by a vote in the Rules committee Thursday morning. The Senate Finance committee brought forward the ...


  16. Ohio kids struggling with povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Marion Star

    ... of children without health insurance and the percent of teens who abuse alcohol or drugs. She said expanding Medicaid will be helpful, as will previous policies for increasing money for early-childhood education. The report showed 56 percent of ...


  17. Can You Really Afford a New Child?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Wall Street Journal

    ... cost of college) for a typical child. Add $1.4 million to $2.4 million (including government expenditures such as Medicaid) for a child with a disability such as autism. At the same time your expenses will increase, your household income may ...


  18. The best ways to use your new health insuranceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | The Community Voice

    If you're one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance , here are some steps you can take to make the most of your new coverage.


  19. A cancer-sufferera s agonizing choice: marriage or Medicaid?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    ... One couple's lesson in the new economics of having a child. Liz Church was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Medicaid has paid the $90,000 medical bills she has accrued. She is photographed at her apartment building in Washington, D.C. on July ...


  20. Defending Big PharmaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Alzheimer's drug that could delay the onset of the disease were to come to market today, it would save Medicare and Medicaid $100 billion annually by 2030. Reilly grew up in Laurel, Md., and initially thought about becoming an agent with the FBI ...