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States may now broaden mental health treatment under Medicaid

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services may now allow for states to pursue Medicaid reimbursements for short-term inpatient treatment in mental health facilities despite a decades-old exclusion, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Tuesday....
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CMS plans to overturn Medicaid ban on mental health facility pay

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
States may soon have a new waiver option to use federal funds to pay for Medicaid beneficiaries' treatment at inpatient mental health facilities. The CMS has had a ban on reimbursing those providers for...
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Medicaid birthing model yields success for CMS

Nov 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal initiative targeting pregnant Medicaid patients reduced medical costs for both mothers and their...
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With GOP Losses, Obamacare Heads For Expansion And Calm

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
Obamacare and its Medicaid expansion are about about to enter a period of expansion and calm, healthcare executives, incoming members of Congress and industry analysts...
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Q&A: Kaiser Family Foundation's Drew Altman on the midterms

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman dissects the outcomes of last week's midterm elections, including votes to expand Medicaid...
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Medicaid Expansion Approved by Voters in Three Republican-Leaning States

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Medicaid Expansion Approved by Voters in Three Republican-Leaning StatesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Research Roundup: Smoking In Adolescents; Salt Intake And Heart Failure; And Medicaid

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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MACPAC calls for pause on Arkansas Medicaid work requirement

Nov 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
MACPAC expressed concern to HHS about the number of Arkansans who have lost health coverage by failing to comply with the work...
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CMS will tweak, not overhaul, Medicaid managed care

Nov 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS wants to make a series of smaller changes to an Obama-era rulemaking that revamped managed Medicaid policy two years ago. The proposals fall short of the overhaul that states...
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Editorial: Newly divided government ensures ACA's security for two more years

Nov 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Repeal-and-replace is dead, buried, gone. Medicaid expansion passed everywhere it was on the ballot. The Affordable Care Act, with its core premise that health insurance is the right of every citizen,...
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Medicaid, Drug Prices Could See Big Election Impacts

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 7—On Tuesday, voters in three states approved expanding Medicaid eligibility to a total of more than 300,000 people....
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Longer Looks: The Rural Medicaid Vote; Losing Laura; And South Carolina’s Infant Mortality Experiment

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Different Takes: Democrats Can Finally Focus On Health Care Reforms; It’s Time For Other States To Expand Medicaid

Nov 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the impact the midterm elections will have on the health...
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Elecciones: la salud es importante para los votantes, pero no es crucial

Nov 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Aunque el tema de la atención de salud pareció no ser crucial para los votantes en las elecciones de medio término, el martes 6 de noviembre fue un buen día para la expansión de...
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New Medicaid Expansion States Could Boost UnitedHealth, Centene

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
Votes to expand Medicaid in Nebraska, Idaho and Utah could benefit health insurance companies like Centene and UnitedHealth...
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Utah Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
Utah voters Tuesday approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act via ballot initiative, overcoming years of Republican opposition by GOP state...
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CMS is developing a rule that could curtail Medicaid transportation access

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is drafting a rule that would make it easier for states to stop offering Medicaid beneficiaries paid transportation to medical appointments, a move that could affect providers' revenue...
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Idaho Medicaid Expansion Sails To Victory

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
Idaho voted Tuesday to expand Medicaid via ballot initiative, overcoming years of opposition from conservative Republican legislators who refused to pass...
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Midterm elections buoy healthcare stocks

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Insurer and hospital stocks are trading higher in the wake of the midterm elections, in which Democrats won the majority of seats in the House of Representatives and several states passed ballot initiatives to expand...
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Medicaid expansion scores election wins and losses across the country

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
From the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains to New England, Medicaid expansion got a big boost Tuesday from successful ballot initiatives in three states and gubernatorial victories by two Democrats who made expansion a central...
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