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275 Articles Matching "requirements"

Viewpoints: President Lacks Constitutional Right To Do Away With Health Law; Few Good Answers Exist On Value Of Work Requirements

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Trump administration sued over Arkansas' Medicaid work requirements

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by President Donald Trump's administration to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state....
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Medicare Advantage change may lower Part B drug prices

Aug 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is waiving an Obama-era guidance that prohibited Medicare Advantage plans from imposing prior authorization requirements on Part B...
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Parsing Policy: ‘Don’t Get Sick’ Is Trump’s Message To Americans; Work Requirements Work Against Health Of The Poor

Aug 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on the changes facing health...
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Work Requirements Hit The Political Sweet Spot To Allow Red States To Expand Medicaid Programs

Jul 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Republicans were able to sell the plan to their base and Democrats were appeased by the idea of having more people get coverage. Medicaid news comes out of Arizona and Texas as well....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Congress And Health Care. Again.

Jul 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner talk about the new push on health legislation by Republicans in the House, as well as developments on Medicaid work requirements, drug prices and the fate of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists offer their favorite health stories...
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Different Takes: Lessons On Work Requirements, Disability And Association Health Plans

Jul 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on the health law and how to improve health care and lower...
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Federal Judge in Texas Fetal Remains Burial Trial Warns About Implications For Women Beyond Abortion

Jul 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The federal judge who will rule on the state's 2017 law said it could make it difficult for women to obtain health care if clinics are forced to close because they can't comply with the...
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Trump's Medicaid Work Rules Hit States With Costs And Bureaucracy

Jul 23, 2018 , Forbes
State Medicaid administration costs jumped more than 40% after implementing work requirements in Kentucky for low income patients, Fitch Ratings says in a new...
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Kentucky Governor Does An About-Face On Cuts To Dental, Vision Benefits For Medicaid Beneficiaries

Jul 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gov. Matt Bevin (R-Ky.) announced that the benefits were being cut following a court ruling halted the state's work requirements for its Medicaid program. But following a public outcry the administration says that coverage will be retroactively...
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Parsing Policy: Trump’s Set On Destroying ACA Even Though It’s Helped Tens Of Millions; Work Requirements Won’t Work

Jul 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on issues related to the health...
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If Defendants With Substance Abuse Disorders Relapse They Can Be Sent To Jail, Court Unanimously Rules

Jul 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The case was closely watched because it pitted the traditional method of punishment versus the new thinking that treatment is best for drug addiction. Justice David A. Lowy wrote that a judge has the power and discretion to determine probation requirements tailored to an individual and that further probation’s twin goals: rehabilitation and public safety. Judges, he said, “stand on the front lines of the opioid epidemic” and are “faced with difficult decisions that are especially...
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Viewpoints: Lessons From The Administration’s Spin On War On Poverty and Medicaid Work Requirements

Jul 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
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CMS's 2019 proposal makes broad strides in telehealth, interoperability, documentation

Jul 14, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its new proposed Physician Fee Schedule and Qualified Payment Program updates for 2019, and the announcement includes some big strides forward in promoting digital health technology, including widened telemedicine coverage, an overhaul of documentation requirements, and a new focus on...
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New law may be necessary for Medicaid mandatory work requirements, White House says

Jul 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A White House report suggests that Congress may need to pass a new law compelling Medicaid enrollees to work, as it has found evidence that some beneficiaries choose to work very little or not at...
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Congress Pushes 340B Bills to Cut Eligibility, Increase Reporting

Jul 13, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
July 11—Members of Congress this week pushed emerging legislation to restrict the ability of hospitals and other providers to qualify for the 340B discount drug program and to increase their reporting requirements....
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CMS proposes to overhaul Medicare billing standards, pay for telehealth

Jul 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a sweeping rule, the CMS is taking multiple steps to reduce documentation requirements on doctors and to pay them for telehealth visits. The proposed rule includes some significant changes to administration of...
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Kavanaugh pick could affect future of Obamacare, Medicaid work requirements

Jul 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, nominated to be the newest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, has written opinions and law review articles that offer hope and caution for the future of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid...
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Judge Deals Blow To Trump's Medicaid Work Requirements

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
A federal judge dealt a blow to the Trump administration’s attempt to require poor Americans covered by Medicaid health insurance to...
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Viewpoints: Idea For Medicaid Work Requirements Is Truly Flawed; Small Towns Lack Adequate Access To Mental Health Care

Jul 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers look at these and other health...
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