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1387 Articles Matching "medicaid"

Spike In Accidental Deaths In U.S. Attributed To Opioid Overdoses

Jan 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The category, which includes accidental drug overdoses, saw a 10 percent uptick in 2016. Meanwhile, states are starting to open their Medicaid programs to covering alternative pain treatments in an effort to combat the opioid...
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Tough Talk: Millions More Uninsured Because Trump ‘Sabotaged’ ACA; Making The Case For Medicaid Work Requirements

Jan 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on how new national and state policies are impacting health...
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Behavioral health advocates fear impact of Medicaid work requirements on treatment access

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Behavioral health advocates are worried that Medicaid work requirements will hamper people's access to substance abuse and mental health...
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Parsing The Policies: Is It Safe to Give Medicaid Work Requirements A Try? Are They Going To Backfire?

Jan 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Last week's decision by the Trump administration to add work requirements to the Medicaid program drew both praise and criticism from opinion writers across the...
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Why Hospitals Support Kentucky’s Medicaid Waiver

Jan 17, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 15—Kentucky’s recently approved Medicaid waiver has drawn criticism for implementing “work requirements,” but hospitals say the details make it more palatable....
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How Trump's Medicaid Work Requirements Add To Health Costs

Jan 15, 2018 , Forbes
Medicaid work requirements will add a layer of costs and a bureaucracy to the healthcare system in the form of vetting and related paperwork, insurers...
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Podcast: ‘What The Health?’ Should You Work For Your Medicaid Coverage?

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of “What The Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Sarah Kliff of , Joanne Kenen of Politico and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss possible new work requirements for Medicaid recipients and the latest on renewing the Children’s Health Insurance Program, plus Rovner interviews Princeton health historian Paul...
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Different Takes: The Value Of Reforming Medicaid; Securing Social Services; Getting A Flu Shot

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers examine a range of state-specific health care issues, including a proposed effort to create a first-of-its-kind drug formulary for Medicaid; struggles to save social services programs from the chopping block; and a push for everyone to get the flu shot this...
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Parsing The Policy: Will Medicaid Work Requirements ‘Backfire’?; Will They Make People Healthier?

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration plan to add work requirements to the Medicaid program drew strong reactions from opinion writers across the...
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Medicaid payment increases tied to greater pediatrician participation

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - - When state Medicaid programs increased physician payment rates, more pediatricians agreed to treat low-income kids covered by the health insurance program for the poor, a U.S. study suggests...
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Illinois nursing homes sue state over low Medicaid rates

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A handful of Illinois-based nursing homes sued the state's Department of Healthcare and Family Services on Friday, saying low Medicaid rates are jeopardizing their ability to provide adequate quality of care....
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Trump’s Work-For-Medicaid Rule Puts Work On States’ Shoulders

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
States that opt to change their Medicaid program must figure out how to delineate who is covered by the new mandate, how to enforce the rules and how to handle the people seeking...
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Kentucky Is First State Granted Approval For Medicaid Work Requirements

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The program will also set monthly premiums for Medicaid coverage and penalties for those who don’t make the...
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Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor....
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Trump administration to let states adopt Medicaid work requirements

Jan 12, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration told U.S. states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining health insurance under the Medicaid government program for the poor....
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Medicaid Work Requirements Put Trump White House On Defense

Jan 12, 2018 , Forbes
The Trump administration drew intense criticism to an effort to allow states to require Medicaid recipients to...
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CMS maintains Medicaid work requirements can withstand legal challenges

Jan 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS has issued new guidance intended to help states add work requirements to their programs. Although critics say these policies will face litigation when they're implemented, the Trump administration believes the law is on its...
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Trump Policy Shift on Medicaid Work Requirement Could Affect Millions of People

Jan 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Trump Policy Shift on Medicaid Work Requirement Could Affect Millions of PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00...
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After Management Shake-Up, Molina Loses N.M. Medicaid Contract

Jan 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The board of directors ousted the CEO and chief financial officer -- both sons of the founder -- last year. In other Medicaid news, Florida lawmakers question plans to move some children into a managed care program and Capitol Hill looks at fixes for Puerto Rico's...
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Some states will start requiring Medicaid users to go to work

Jan 12, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.S. will allow states to test requiring some Medicaid recipients to work or participate in community activities as a condition of...
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