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  1. GAO report details flaws behind $840M O-Care website rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Hill

    A series of management failures at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services led to the botched rollout of Healthcare.gov and $840 million in costs, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

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  2. Governor: Differences remain in Healthy Indiana PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... have been released but the governor issued a statement that says "differences remain" over the plan that is a Medicaid expansion by another name. That plan, called HIP 2.0, could expand health insurance coverage to 400,000 people in Indiana. It was ...

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  3. Ten Million Appears to Be About the Maximal Size:Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | BrothersJudd Blog

    ... when they are clumsily divided among the federal government and the states, like unemployment insurance, Medicaid and Obamacare. So what are state governments particularly good at? Nothing, really. They interfere in local government, cripple the ...

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  4. Pharma Economics - 101Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

    ... the number of prescriptions way up - and subsequently brought out the congressmen, insurance industry reps and Medicaid reps demanding answers as to why the treatment cost so much - and digging their heals in regarding payment. Well, I'll tell you ...

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  5. Illinois Medicaid Restricts Use of Hepatitis DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

    Facing ballooning costs for a $1,000 pill to treat hepatitis C, Illinois' Medicaid program is putting tight restrictions in place, including requiring patients to meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government program will pay for the new drug.

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  6. Health analysts at Kaiser Family Foundation consider Colorado's insurance marketplace a success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... challenges, said the report, released July 28, more than 8 million Americans enrolled in new private coverage, and Medicaid coverage grew by 6 million since just before the open enrollment period began in October. The Kaiser brief highlighted the ...

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  7. Obamacare Dividends Pile Up for Hospitals as Patients PayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... drop in uninsured patients at its 165 hospitals, a reduction that grows to 48 percent in four states that expanded Medicaid, a top initiative of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. WellPoint Inc. (WLP), which made the biggest commitment ...

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  8. Medicaid was Responsible for Most of Newly Insured in CaliforniaRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

    ... an insurance policies of some type. The bulk of of this increase was thanks to the expansion of the California's Medicaid program Medi-Cal. It was responsible for almost half of the increase in coverage while people buying plans on the new exchange ...

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  9. GAO: Obamacare Website Fixes Approach $1 Billion MarkRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | News Max

    ... Michigan Republican and the Energy and Commerce Committee chairman, said in an e-mail. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which is in charge of the site, said it agreed with most of the GAO's recommendations to improve management of the ...

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  10. AUA Responds to Important New IOM Report on Graduate Medical Education Funding and GovernanceRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) GME policy council and a GME Center within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which runs the risk of merely creating bureaucracies and delaying the training of new physicians needed to care ...

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  11. HealthCare.gov has already cost $840 million: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CBS News

    ... the level of risk and the need for effective oversight," Woods will say. "According to [Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services] program and contracting officials, the task of developing a first-of-its-kind federal marketplace was a complex effort ...

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  12. Study Adds Weight to Screening Newborns for Immune DisorderRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... or staff with expertise to analyze the results. The cost of newborn screenings is usually paid by insurers or Medicaid. Sung-Yun Pai of Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, one of the authors of the paper, said there have ...

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  13. Governor Pence Meets with HHS Secretary Burwell to Discuss HIP 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... for low-income adults, builds on Indiana's history of consumer-driven health care and would replace traditional Medicaid for all non-disabled adults. The plan adds choices for Hoosiers that further promote HIP's consumer-driven model, while ...

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  14. Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rolloutRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... sts. Republican and Democratic congressional aides briefed on the report say it faults the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for ineffective oversight.

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  15. Report: Health Site Cost $840 MillionRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... scrutiny of its contracts, a congressional watchdog is set to tell lawmakers Thursday. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services "undertook the development of HealthCare.gov and its related systems without effective planning or oversight ...

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  16. Probe: HealthCare.Gov Rollout Failed Because of Terrible OversightRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Mediaite.com

    ... to tens of millions of dollars in additional costs." Specifically, they targeted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for "ineffective oversight of contracts" regarding practically everything involving electronics: The original contractors ...

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  17. Memorial Convenient Care to hold open house SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... sports physicals and flu shots. Memorial Convenient Care accepts most commercial insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid. For more information visit www.memorialconvenientcare.com or call (423) 790-7750.

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  18. The Medicare and Social Security Trustees Report Is Out: Things Aren't Looking UpRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... Obamacare-mandated reductions in payments to hospitals so drastic that: Hospital payments for both Medicare and Medicaid will be 38% lower than the amounts paid by private health insurers by the year 2030 ( Figure 1 ). Eventually, payment reductions ...

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  19. Column: Paul Ryan's new clothesRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Farmington Daily Times

    ... states that are depriving roughly 5 million Americans of health insurance because they refuse to participate in the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. In his speech and report, Ryan movingly described two hypothetical Americans, ...

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  20. The Obamacare Website Has Cost $840 MillionRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | National Journal

    ... structural changes in the way the government manages its contracts and spending. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency responsible for building the federally run insurance marketplaces, "issued task orders a when key technical ...

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