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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ A Detour On A Smoking Off-Ramp

Sep 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Sarah Jane Tribble of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call talk about the Food and Drug Administration’s latest actions to address teenagers’ use of e-cigarettes, Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements and news about the uninsured from the latest federal Census report....
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Welltok acquires Wellpass (formerly Voxiva) to build out Medicaid, government business

Sep 13, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Formerly Voxiva and Sense Health, Wellpass has a long history with text messaging for...
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Trump administration makes it easier to avoid Obamacare tax penalty

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced on Wednesday a new opportunity for those who failed to comply with the individual mandate in 2018 to avoid the corresponding tax...
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Arkansas cuts 4,300 off Medicaid under new work requirements

Sep 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
More than 4,300 Medicaid expansion enrollees in Arkansas will lose coverage for the rest of this year because they did not comply for three straight months with the state's first-in-the-nation work and reporting requirements, state...
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Viewpoints: Stage For Expanding Medicaid Is Being Set For Midterms; Rolling Back EPA Regulations Harms Nation’s Public Health

Sep 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on these health issues and...
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Alabama, Michigan seek Medicaid work requirements

Sep 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Alabama and Michigan are the latest states to seek to impose work requirements on its Medicaid population. Unlike most other states requesting the change, Michigan would use an honor system to determine if beneficiaries comply with the...
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Severe Complications Rise Sharply Among Women Giving Birth in Hospitals

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
According to a report just released by AHRQ, the proportion of women who experienced serious complications while giving birth in U.S. hospitals rose 45% between 2006 and 2015. And the data are even worse for low-income and minority women, especially black women and those on...
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How Republicans Opposed To Medicaid Expansion Hurts Children

Sep 10, 2018 , Forbes
The uninsured rate for children dropped in Medicaid expansion states to 4% from 6% from 2013 to 2015 and has sustained such gains, new Urban Institute research...
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Medicaid Plans, Hospitals Clash over Proposed Kids Model

Sep 07, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Sept. 5—Medicaid insurance companies and hospitals squared off in Congress this week over legislation to expand children’s medical homes nationally....
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Look-Up: Infection Risk Factors At Nursing Homes Near You

Sep 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening illness caused by the body’s response to an infection. Explore infection risk factors at nursing homes in your state. This tool tracks infection-related deficiencies and staffing levels for nursing homes that take Medicare and/or...
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Maine governor submits Medicaid expansion plan to CMS

Sep 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Republican Gov. Paul LePage has submitted a state plan amendment to widen access to...
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Medicaid To Introduce Value-Based Drug Pricing

Sep 05, 2018 , Forbes
States have often been an incubator for innovative ideas in health technology pricing and reimbursement. the Medicaid drug pricing initiatives put forward by Oklahoma and Massachusetts may give impetus to an uptick in value-based pricing agreements throughout the healthcare...
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To Save Medicaid, Put People To Work

Sep 05, 2018 , Forbes
Medicaid rewards millions of healthy adults for choosing not to work -- at enormous cost to taxpayers. Asking these Americans to contribute to the economy in return for government largesse is perfectly...
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WellCare scores Medicaid members, PBM as it closes Meridian deal

Sep 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The deal, first announced in late May, boosts WellCare's Medicaid membership in Illinois and Michigan and gives it a foundation to build its internal pharmacy management capabilities, which could help the insurer save on prescription drug...
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Red State Medicaid Expansion Polls Well As Midterms Loom

Sep 03, 2018 , Forbes
Medicaid expansion in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah is earning favorable polls, court victories and bipartisan support as ballot initiatives build momentum ahead of November's midterm general...
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Different Takes: Weigh True And False Claims About Medicaid, Medicare-For-All As Both Will Dominate Midterm Races

Aug 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on issues surrounding Medicaid and...
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California seeks to ban Medicaid work requirements

Aug 30, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
California wants to become the first state to prohibit its health department from imposing a Medicaid work requirement or other conservative policies favored by the Trump...
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Lawsuit: TennCare favors insurers over hospitals for needy

Aug 29, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga claimed Tennessee's Medicaid program purposefully siphoned money from hospitals that treat the neediest patients to favor insurance companies that often employ former TennCare...
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Different Takes: Kavanaugh Threatens The Health Law Not Just Roe; Ohio’s Lasting Legacy For Medicaid Expansion

Aug 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages weigh in on health care...
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Why Medicaid Expansion Is Good For Your Heart

Aug 27, 2018 , Forbes
Heart attack sufferers are less likely to be uninsured for hospital stays thanks to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, research in JAMA Network Open...
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