1489 Articles Matching "medicaid"

Tennessee Lacks Legal Standing To Sue Over Medicaid Benefits For Refugees, Judge Rules

Mar 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Tennessee had sued the government over its requirement that the state provide Medicaid benefits to refugees or risk losing funds. Meanwhile, the Tennessee House voted to direct the governor to take steps toward adding work requirements to the state's program....
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Red Tape And Bureaucratic Costs Of Medicaid Work Mandate Would Negate Savings, Minnesota Doctors Say

Mar 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"This isn’t fixing the barrier to people getting jobs,” said Dr. Nathan Chomilo of Minnesota Doctors for Health Equity. “This is putting red tape around a program that we know helps children and...
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Study Illustrates How Medicaid Expansion Can Pay For Itself

Mar 19, 2018 , Forbes
Medicaid expansion is a boon to state economies and job creation, a University of Montana study shows as more states look into expanding such...
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Beneath Virginia’s Medicaid Battle Is More Fundamental Fight Over Political Path Forward In Trump Era

Mar 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Virginia was the first state to see its Legislature reshaped by an anti-Trump wave, but while many seats in the House were nabbed by Democrats, the Senate wasn't touched....
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Study Examines How Hospital Payments For Heart Attack Care May Affect Patient Outcomes

Mar 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on improving the value of health care by incentivizing reduced spending and improved outcomes. One such effort is the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The program makes pa......
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Longer Looks: Medicaid’s Troubled Future; Racism In Magazine Coverage; Alcoholism’s Effects On Writing

Mar 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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How can we improve care for dual-eligibles, CMS asks

Mar 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS wants feedback about how to best establish a unified appeals process and more integrated care experience for patients eligible for both Medicare and...
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Virginia Governor Calls Lawmakers Back For Special Session To Work Out Medicaid Expansion

Mar 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The state Legislature concluded its regular session without a budget, mainly due to disagreement on whether to expand Medicaid. The House is in favor of it, while the Senate hasn't budged from its stance against expansion....
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Cutting Co-Pays Helps Heart Patients Take Meds

Mar 15, 2018 , WebMD
The finding comes from a study of 11,000 people treated for heart attack at 300 U.S. hospitals. All of the patients had health insurance: 64 percent had private insurance, 42 percent were covered by Medicare and 9 percent had...
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Small ‘Hungry’ Firm Goes Up Against Centene In Bidding War Over Iowa’s Privatized Medicaid Program

Mar 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The two companies are bidding to replace AmeriHealth Caritas, which pulled out of Iowa's privatized Medicaid program last fall after losing hundreds of millions of dollars on the project. Outlets report on Medicaid news out of Connecticut, Illinois, Minnesota and Ohio as well....
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Once Hospital Groups Roared Over Medicaid Changes. Now They Sit Mostly Silent On Sidelines.

Mar 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Hospitals are mostly raising objections to the practical impediments to adding work requirements to the health program, instead of opposing changes to the program in general. Medicaid news comes out of Virginia, Connecticut and Ohio, as...
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Viewpoints: A Welcome Change At FDA On Risky Alzheimer’s Research; Embrace Of Medicaid, ACA, Afterall?

Mar 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Medicaid Expansion Via Ballot Measure Gains Momentum In Red States

Mar 12, 2018 , Forbes
Campaigns to expand Medicaid via ballot initiative are gaining momentum in several states including Nebraska, Missouri, Idaho and Utah to gather enough signatures to get an initiative on the November general election...
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No-Go For Idaho: Back To The Drawing Board On State-Based Health Plans

Mar 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services advised the state that its plan to offer state-based insurance plans falls short of the Obamacare rules and could result in penalties for...
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Viewpoints: Changes To ACA, Medicaid Could Wipe Out Progress On HIV; Opioid Summit Missed Mark On Best Way To Respond To Epidemic

Mar 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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Will CMS Allow Limits on Medicaid Eligibility?

Mar 09, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
March 7—Federal officials this week approved the third Medicaid waiver that requires work or other steps by beneficiaries but put off a decision on the key question of limiting eligibility....
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Why What Amazon Has Done For Medicaid And Low-Income Americans Matters

Mar 08, 2018 , Forbes
Amazon has just taken another step in the healthcare industry. The online retail giant announced today that it is extending its discounted Prime membership to recipients of Medicaid, the federal health insurance program for low-income...
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Amazon is taking aim at Walmart by offering a 54 percent discount on Prime memberships for Medicaid recipients

Mar 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
It’s the company’s latest move to court lower-income shoppers, Recode reports....
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Can Virginia Governor’s Friendly Bonds With Republicans Translate Into Medicaid Expansion Win?

Mar 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, is well-liked on both sides of the aisle. But will that make a difference as the expansion debate heats up in the...
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Virginia Governor Issues Gentle Ultimatum As Medicaid Expansion Debate Continues To Roil Legislature

Mar 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Ralph Northam (D) said that if he gets a budget that doesn't include expansion of Medicaid, he'll be forced to add an amendment, which may not include some of the compromises he's already worked out with lawmakers. Media outlets report on Medicaid news out of New Hampshire, Iowa and Louisiana....
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