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FOTO's CMS-Designated Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) Provides Rehab Therapists Extensive Choice In Measure Selection

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO), a provider of web-based patient outcomes management solutions, risk-adjusted functional assessments, and predictive analytics, is pleased to announce its endorsement as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic......
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Week Ahead: Congressional advisory panel takes up DSH allotments

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is slated to meet to review recommendations on disproportionate-share hospital allotments, upper payment limit compliance, measuring program integrity and...
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Ending Pharmacy Dispute, Walmart Renews Contract With CVS Heath's PBM

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Ending a dispute over prices, CVS Health said Walmart will continue to use its Caremark pharmacy benefit management (PBM) commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks as part of a new multiyear...
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Walmart will remain in certain CVS Caremark Rx networks

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart will continue to participate in CVS Caremark's PBM commercial and Managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks, as well as Medicare Part D networks. Read More...
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Jan. 21-25: Medicaid Policies in Focus

Jan 19, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 17—As Congress’s primary Medicaid advisory body prepares to meet next week, hospitals and insurers are clashing over changes to the program’s managed care...
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State Highlights: Georgia Governor Seeks Changes To Medicaid Program; Ohio Hospital Draws Allegations Of Negligence After Patient Deaths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Ohio, Arizona, Tennessee, Florida, Kansas, Texas, California, New Hampshire, Minnesota and...
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CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse

Jan 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walmart will continue to operate through CVS Health's pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy...
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Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The appeals court returned the case to U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, arguing he didn't follow proper medical standards when ruling in favor of Planned Parenthood in 2017. Texas has sought repeatedly to cut funding for Planned Parenthood....
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Medicaid block grant waiver reports revive hospitals' funding worries

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net...
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UnitedHealth, Largest U.S. Health Insurer, Beats Expectations For Fourth-Quarter Profits

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
UnitedHealth says higher-than-expected medical costs in the fourth quarter of 2018 were limited to states for which it manages their Medicaid...
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Walmart to exit some CVS Caremark pharmacy networks amid reimbursement battle

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Caremark's commercial and managed Medicaid customers soon may no longer be able to fill prescriptions at Walmart drugstores amid a dispute between the two pharmacy giants over...
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Will 2019 Be The Year Mississippi Expands Medicaid? A Look At Where Politicians Fall On The Issue

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some Mississippi Republicans appear to be coming around on the issue, as long as there were some strings attached to the expansion. Medicaid news comes out of Virginia, Utah and Massachusetts, as well....
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Plans, providers split on easing Medicaid network adequacy standards

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Health plans clashed with providers and consumers in their reactions to the CMS' proposal to give states more flexibility in regulating the adequacy of provider networks in Medicaid managed-care...
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Public Options And Medicaid Buy-Ins Emerge From 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
Public options to expand health coverage are emerging on the campaign trail ahead of next year’s 2020 Democratic Presidential...
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Nursing Facility Where Woman In Vegetative State Gave Birth Previously Faced Criminal Investigation

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Regulators with Arizona's social-welfare agency wanted to remove developmentally disabled patients from Hacienda HealthCare in 2016 and terminate contracts that allowed the facility to provide services for the state as they investigated allegations of Medicaid fraud....
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Public Option And Medicaid Buy-Ins Emerge From 2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Jan 14, 2019 , Forbes
Public options to expand health coverage are emerging on the campaign trail ahead of next year’s 2020 Democratic Presidential...
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Research Roundup: Homelessness; Medicaid; HPV Vaccinations

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Solera Health hires US Medicaid chief medical officer Dr. Andrey Ostovsky, Iora Health names Dr. Tyler Jung chief medical officer

Jan 11, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Also: Pritzker Group Venture Capital announces slew of promotions and Grand Rounds taps former USF chief medical officer Dr. Ami Parekh for same...
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CMS taps Chris Traylor as top Medicaid director

Jan 09, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS named Chris Traylor to lead federal Medicaid policy as acting director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP...
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In Montana, Neither Republicans Nor Democrats Want To End Medicaid Expansion But They Differ On Path Forward

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Republicans are arguing for new restrictions, such as work requirements, as lawmakers begin to work toward a compromise to keep Medicaid expansion alive in the state. "If I was a betting man, I'd think Medicaid will pass in some form," said state Senate President Scott Sales (R-Bozeman). Medicaid news comes out of Louisiana, Idaho and Virginia, as...
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