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  1. Nursing home chain to pay $38M in U.S. settlementRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | Indianapolis Business News

    A nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at dozens of facilities around the country, the Justice Department said.

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  2. While Pence and Obama dance, these folks are waitingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... and income levels of the 292,000 Hoosiers who are estimated (as of 2013) to have incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid yet too low to receive one of Obamacare's tax credits to help them buy health insurance. They are said to fall into the ...

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  3. On Native GroundMORAL Mondays: a New Movement Rises in the SouthRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... demand for goods and services over the next few years because the people who will benefit from the expansion of Medicaid and from access to the exchange subsidies are predominantly in lower-income households and thus are likely to spend a ...

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  4. Ar InvestigatesA Florida County's Unbroken Circle of CorruptionRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2013 | American Reporter

    About one-fourth of all Texans do not have health care coverage. Yet Gov. Rick Perry opposes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act , and vows to block the expansion of Medicaid in his state.

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  5. On Native GroundCAN President Obama Live Up to the Ideals in his Second Inaugural Address?Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.

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  6. On Native GroundCRIMINALIZING Dissent: How the Fbi, DHS Tried to Kill OccupyRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2013 | American Reporter

    ... as they did in 2011 during the last debt ceiling vote, to force cuts in spending for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Two months from now, even with a slightly better Congress, we will have an even worse fight on our hands. There are other ...

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  7. The WilliesTWO White Guys in Suits? not for this AmericaRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2012 | American Reporter

    ... if not for programs such as Social Security, unemployment insurance, food stamps, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Medicaid. The bad news is that all of these programs are targeted for deep cuts by Republicans and conservative Democrats who are ...

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  8. Brasch WordsTHE Mugging of Spongebob SquarepantsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... employer payroll taxes as well. Politically, he's trying to please conservatives by backing cuts to Medicare and Medicaid spending, while trying to please progressives by seeking a modest tax increase on the wealthiest Americans. He's also seeking ...

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  9. An Ar EditorialS&p's Betrayal Must Be PunishedRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... drivers of the past decade, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Bush tax cuts, while preserving Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. We can start by making the wealthy and corporations pay their fair share. For all the screeching of the far ...

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  10. Savvy Consumer: Help is available for seniors during Medicare open enrollmentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... while others went up," said Bob Moos, spokesman for the southwest regional office for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Bottom line: it pays to do a little analysis of your costs and coverage between now and the end of open enrollment ...

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  11. Joni Ernst's Extreme Right Wing Views Revealed In Secret Audio TapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Crooks and Liars

    ... repealing Obamacare, but has refused to clarify whether she would roll back Iowans' benefits under the state's Medicaid expansion. And yet, Ernst has also claimed Medicaid recipients "have no responsibility for their health." It would be interesting ...

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  12. Include Seniors in Medicaid ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Kos

    Here in North Dakota, at least, people over 65 are excluded from Medicaid Expansion solely on the basis of their age, whether they have Medicare or not. There are thousands of people here, and in every state, who will not receive Medicare, and it is such a disaster for them that I have to say we would be better off without Medicaid Expansion at all than having it with such terrible effects on these good people.

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  13. Is Big Data the Solution to VA's Health Care Woes?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Government Executive

    ... tests, such as MRI and CT scans. In addition to these studies, beginning in 2016 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will require imaging clinical-decision support for ordering providers. Given these successes and upcoming legislation, ...

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  14. Top Doc Says Ebola Shows Skewed PrioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Progressive

    ... need is a real czar to assure public safety, not a communicator, and the power to cut the hospitals' Medicare and Medicaid funding if they still refuse to adhere to those standards and leave their patients, nurses and other caregivers at extreme ...

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  15. Savvy Senior: How to check up on your hospitalRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... of some top guides. Hospital Compare (www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare): Operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, this free tool lets you compare general quality of care, as well as care for many medical conditions and surgical ...

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  16. Insurance to change for some low-income IowansRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    One of two health insurers providing coverage to low-income Iowa residents through a state program is withdrawing its services. The Iowa Department of Human Services announced Friday that CoOportunity Health will soon no longer be an insurance option for those enrolled the Iowa Health and Wellness Program, the modified Medicaid expansion offered in the state as part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

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  17. 10/17/2014Read the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Digby

    ... supported "personhood" anti-abortion laws that would outlaw most forms of contraception. In addition, she's slammed Medicaid recipients for not taking "personal responsibility for their health"-even though recipients have to apply for coverage-and ...

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  18. Joan Rivers' NYC Clinic Deemed 'Deficient,' Could Lose LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

    ... services, medical staff and patient rights. Specifics were not immediately disclosed. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal subsidiary of the Department of Health and Human Services that certifies ambulatory surgery facilities, ...

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  19. US Department of JusticeRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Family Badge

    ... Human Services. The partnership between the two departments has focused efforts to reduce and prevent Medicare and Medicaid financial fraud through enhanced cooperation. One of the most powerful tools in this effort is the False Claims Act. Since ...

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  20. York County faces delays in flu vaccine distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | York Dispatch

    ... The bureau ordered 400 to 500 doses for all age groups but, for now, only has shots available for city children on Medicaid or without insurance - none for adults or very young children, Stoops said. Delays: This isn't the first delay for the bureau ...

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