Medicaid Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Exclusive: CareSource looks to go big with new business enterpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... Dayton company. Its CareSource Life Services venture launched this year represents a new venture for the Medicaid managed care plan and health insurance company headquartered in downtown Dayton. The plan is to help bring economic stability to ...

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  2. House budget spends too muchRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... public employees (34 percent of the House's new spending); enrollment increases for schools, universities and the Medicaid program (33 percent); facility construction and repairs (19 percent); and targeted economic-development grants (11 percent). ...

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  3. MassMutual To Merge Actuarial and Risk DepartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Insurance Networking

    ... ter Oak Capital Management, Aeltus Investment Management and Aetna Life & Casualty. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services hasn't yet put out final figures on the risk corridor program, S&P said.

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  4. Cyber Attack Hits CareFirst BCBSRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Insurance Networking

    ... lly encrypted and stored in a separate system as a safeguard against such attacks.' The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services hasn't yet put out final figures on the risk corridor program, S&P said.

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  5. Low income patients could be denied dental coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Orange County Register

    Western Dental has 150 offices in the state and is the largest provider of dental care to patients insured by Denti-Cal. The program covers 7 million adults and 5 million children who are enrolled in Medi-Cal, the state's version of Medicaid for low-income Americans.

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  6. IronHealth Launches Provider Protection for Bundled Payment ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Insurance Journal West

    IronHealth, the specialty healthcare unit of Ironshore Inc., has introduced a program to protect healthcare providers from the financial risks associated with bundled payment contracts. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services , as well as commercial payors and self-funded employers, are transitioning to bundled payment contracts in an effort to deliver higher quality care to their employees/members, while lowering the costs.

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  7. Feds Say Florida Could Get $1B For Low Income PoolRead the original story

    Thursday | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    "We note that this level of funding for the LIP, coupled with the options the state may elect at its discretion described in this letter, would enable Florida to retain Medicaid investment in the state at or above the current $2.16 billion level of LIP funding," said the letter from Vikki Wachino, director of the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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  8. Community Healthcare Trust: An Excellent Undervalued REITRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seeking Alpha

    ... projections predict another 30% increase in spending by 2020, despite government efforts to curb Medicare and Medicaid spending. Key to the spending trend is the mix of healthcare visits being performed. Hospitalizations have dropped drastically ...

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  9. Feds offer Florida partial payment in ObamaCare spatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    The Obama administration on Thursday agreed to give Florida some but not all of its requested federal funds for hospitals, the latest move in a fight over ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion. Florida Gov. Rick Scott last month sued the Obama administration over what he called an effort to force his state to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare, by withholding funds for a separate federal program that compensates hospitals for treating uninsured people, called the Low Income Pool .

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  10. Feds to provide LIP money to Florida, may save UF HealthRead the original story

    Thursday | WTLV

    ... July 1 deadline." The letter from the federal government says they could provide even more money if Florida enacts Medicaid expansion (read below) "We are aware of the discussions taking place between federal and state officials and are encouraged ...

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  11. Frequent ER visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UB Reporter

    ... Castner. The study analyzed Department of Health data from 2009 of 56,000 people between the ages of 18-64 who used Medicaid to cover their medical expenses. Patients were divided into four categories: healthy, at risk for chronic disease, diagnosed ...

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  12. Readmissions in Severe Sepsis Are as Common as Those in Heart Failure and PneumoniaRead the original story

    Thursday | Infection Control Today

    ... of severe sepsis. Researchers wanted to compare this rate to the readmission rates for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported outcomes such as acute myocardial infarction (MI), HF, and pneumonia. The researchers examined inpatient ...

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  13. Socialism, Hypocrisy, Idiocy and Bad Math Drive Medicaid Expansion DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bradenton Times

    ... to medical insurance, is to take more than $50 billion in federal aid to expand the state's notoriously stingy Medicaid program. Most Floridians - and their state Senate - are eager to do just that. Governor Scott and Republicans in the Florida ...

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  14. Activity-based costing helps providers deliver high-quality, low-cost careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hospital impact

    ... of our healthcare profession is to measure actual costs in real time. All payers (e.g. the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, employers, consumers/patients, etc.) are willing to pay for healthcare services based upon our real costs with a ...

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  15. Big expectations, few results on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Bennington Banner

    Gov. Peter Shumlin said Vermont is still leading the nation on health care reform, but without a dedicated funding source, he acknowledged the state is struggling to afford an expanded Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act. The Legislature did not implement the governor's proposed health care payroll tax which would have increased Medicaid payments to medical providers.

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  16. Gov. Rick Scott's Hospital Commission To Meet For First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    Gov. Rick Scott's new hospital commission consists of Republican donors and business leaders who will likely help him go after some of the state's hospitals as the standoff over Medicaid expansion intensifies. The panel, which will meet for the first time Wednesday, is beginning its work as the governor has become increasingly antagonistic toward hospitals that receive taxpayer funds in the face of a $1 billion hole in his budget.

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  17. Paying for Dental Care Without InsuranceRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Health News Digest

    ... optimal health, and successfully navigate the maze of healthcare payment options (including Obamacare and Medicaid.) Our independent research - the :DP SmileMeterTM and :DP SmileIndexTM - delivers a unique look into the consumer healthcare market. ...

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  18. 12 million private Obamacare plan sign-ups. What are you going to do with that, Republicans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Daily Kos

    ... to his calculus, signed up through the federal site, HealthCare.gov. And there's probably about 12.4 million in Medicaid expansion. All in all, we're talking about 7 percent of the population getting some kind of coverage through the law, private or ...

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  19. Qatar Re Selects ConningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Insurance Networking

    ... ital valuation, asset portfolio optimization and derivative and hedging strategies. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services hasn't yet put out final figures on the risk corridor program, S&P said.

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  20. Crystal Run to offer health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Times Herald-Record

    ... well, said Glenn Polansky, executive director of the health plan. Crystal Run expects to be licensed for HMOs and Medicaid soon, he said. Crystal Run has been expanding at a breakneck speed, opening offices in Rockland and Ulster counties, and in ...

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