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Postcard From D.C. Courthouse: Medicaid Work Requirements And Manafort

Jun 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Oral arguments are heard in a legal challenge regarding the state of Kentucky’s requirement that adults who gained Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act’s expansion prove that they work or volunteer in order to get health coverage....
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Hospital Concerns Push CMS Time Out on Star Ratings

Jun 16, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
June 15—The stars and the data didn’t align for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which said this week that it was postponing its scheduled July update to the agency’s star ratings for some 4,000 hospitals nationwide....
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Research Roundup: Medicaid; Infections; And Medicare

Jun 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement faces reckoning in court

Jun 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The outcome of a lawsuit challenging Kentucky's plan to establish a work requirement and other conditions on its Medicaid population could affect the fate of similar waivers approved by the CMS in Arkansas, Indiana and New...
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Most Texans Want State To Expand Medicaid And Help Poor Get Health Care

Jun 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Texans think the Legislature should expand Medicaid to more low-income people and make health care more affordable, according to a survey released today from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health...
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Texans Want State Leaders To Lower Health Care Costs, Consider Expanding Medicaid, Poll Finds

Jun 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In a state that prides itself on a less-government-is-better mantra, the findings might reflect changing values: 64 percent think Medicaid should be expanded....
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Tennessee seeks Medicaid carve-out for abortion providers

Jun 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tennessee drafted a Medicaid waiver to exclude providers that perform abortions from its networks. The move comes just weeks after the Trump administration proposed to block such providers from receiving Title X...
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CMS relents, opens up smartphone-connected CGMs for reimbursement

Jun 14, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will reverse a longstanding unpopular position on reimbursement for smartphone-connected continuous glucose monitors, CMS announced...
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Families Struggle To Find Providers Who Will Accept Low Medicaid Rates For Autism Treatment

Jun 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Children end up having to wait years to get help. Families have filed a class action lawsuit against South Carolina asserting that the state is violating the law by not providing medically necessary treatment. Medicaid news comes out of Iowa and Ohio, as well....
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There’s A ‘Poison Pill’ Tucked Into Michigan’s Medicaid Work Mandate Bill That Could Kill Expansion Altogether

Jun 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The provision would end the state's expansion of Medicaid if the government fails within 12 months to approve a work requirements waiver that includes a time limit on benefits. Medicaid news comes out of Iowa, Connecticut, and D.C., as well....
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Senate bill to ease payment of inpatient addiction treatment stalls

Jun 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Senate Finance Committee has dropped, for now, a bill that would ease Medicaid funding for inpatient drug addiction treatment. Still, discussions are ongoing as the House companion version heads toward a floor...
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Different Takes: When Good-Enough Medicaid Care Is Really Bad; Medicare Marches Closer To Fiscal Flop

Jun 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers look at health policies and potential pitfalls they...
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Research Roundup: Suicide Ideation; Medicaid Expansion; And Premium Changes

Jun 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Health Care Politics, Midterm Edition

Jun 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call discuss how Medicare, Medicaid and the fate of the Affordable Care Act are playing out in the politics of the coming midterm elections. Plus, Rovner interviews Matt Eyles, president and CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans....
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Medicaid work requirement bill sent to Michigan governor

Jun 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Republican-led Michigan Legislature gave final approval to a bill requiring able-bodied adults in the state's Medicaid expansion program to meet work or job-related requirements, sending it to Gov. Rick Snyder for his expected...
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CMS unveils scorecard for Medicaid programs

Jun 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The first-of-their-kind scorecards will make it easier to determine if state Medicaid programs are improving their enrollees' health outcomes, the CMS...
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Anthem taps former Ill. state healthcare director to lead government business

Jun 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Felicia Norwood, who previously was director of Illinois' Department of Healthcare and Family Services, will oversee Indianapolis-based Anthem's Medicaid, Medicare and federal government solutions...
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Parsing Policy: Medicaid Expansion In Virginia Is Huge Step In Right Direction

Jun 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on the defeat of Republican opposition to expanding Medicaid in Virginia and what last week's victory might mean for other...
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Parsing Policy: GOP Still Not Ready To Give Up On ACA Repeal? But The Medicaid Expansion Wave Appears To Continue

Jun 02, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers look at issues shaping various health care...
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Virginia Reverses Course On Medicaid Expansion

Jun 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After years of fighting Democratic governors who wanted to expand the state’s health program for low-income residents, lawmakers in Richmond Wednesday agreed to the...
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