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193 Articles Matching "requirements"

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The Long Wait Ends For Short-Term Plan Rules

Feb 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal and Julie Appleby of Kaiser Health News discuss the Trump administration’s proposed regulation that would allow the expansion of short-term health insurance policies that do not comply with all the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. The panelists also talk about federal funding (or not) of public health research...
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Japan wins WTO dispute over Fukushima-related food

Feb 23, 2018 , Reuters
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization largely upheld a Japanese complaint against South Korean import bans and additional testing requirements imposed on Japanese seafood because of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster....
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Virginia House Finally Backs Medicaid Expansion, But It Could Be Tough Sell In State Senate

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The proposed deal would include work training requirements and for beneficiaries to contribute to their coverage. But Medicaid expansion was not included in the budget that the state's Senate passed out of committee on...
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Viewpoints: Work Requirements Promote Healthy Attitude; Connect Dental Care With Health Care

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages highlight these and other health...
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U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

Feb 21, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare....
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How Trump's Medicaid Work Requirements Prevent Opioid Treatment

Feb 19, 2018 , Forbes
Highlighting the opioid crisis is the latest line of attack by health groups and patient advocates hoping to get the Trump administration to withdraw guidance on work...
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Congress Weighs Responses to Hospital M&A

Feb 16, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 15—Reduced Medicare payments to practices acquired by hospitals, tightened 340B requirements, more telemedicine funding, and increased transparency were among the possible federal responses to hospital merger-and-acquisition (M&A) trends, as discussed this week by members of...
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Study: Many health apps insecure, do not conform to EU privacy requirements

Feb 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Data from a recent analysis suggest that a substantial number of popular health apps have major privacy and security shortcomings, with many not following standard practices and upcoming European Union data safety...
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Kentucky hopes website will track Medicaid work requirements

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Kentucky became the first state with a work requirement for Medicaid, and now it has to do something arguably more daring: Build a mobile-friendly website that...
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DrFirst relaunches mobile physician prescription tool iPrescribe

Feb 11, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Rockville, Maryland-based DrFirst, which is known for healthcare SaaS offerings ranging from medication management to clinical communications, has announced a relaunch of a mobile app designed to help physicians comply with state prescription drug monitoring program requirements when prescribing...
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Viewpoints: Time To Be ‘Freaking Out’ About CDC Budget; Medicaid Work Requirements Are Unlawful

Feb 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers highlight these health issues and...
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House passes scale-back of menu labeling rules

Feb 09, 2018 , CNN Health
The House of Representatives passed legislation on Tuesday that scales back calorie count requirements on food menus. "Without this information, consumers underestimate calories in food," one expert says....
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What Might Be Next After Medicaid Work Mandates? Lifetime Limits On Adults Access To Coverage

Feb 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
At least five states — Arizona, Kansas, Utah, Maine and Wisconsin — are seeking waivers from the Trump administration to impose lifetime Medicaid coverage limits. Meanwhile, CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls the work requirements "true...
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Different Takes: Medicaid Work Requirements Grant States ‘Flexibility’; The Able-Bodied Are ‘Everywhere’

Feb 06, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorials focus on the Trump administration's changes to the program designed to help the poor....
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Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

Feb 03, 2018 , Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Indiana said on Friday it will require its Medicaid recipients work or do some other form of community engagement, becoming the second state to make this fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor....
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Virginia Speaker Relaxes Stance Against Medicaid Expansion With Possibility Of Work Requirements

Jan 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Virginia House Speaker M. Kirkland Cox says the path forward hinges on Gov. Ralph Northam and other Democrats' willingness to back legislation that imposes work requirements on existing Medicaid recipients. Northam is against the work mandate, but he has said he could get behind a “work search”...
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Walmart to unveil stricter on-time delivery requirements

Jan 31, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Walmart is revising its on-time delivery goals while bringing some transparency to its supplier base, according to a report from Reuters. Read More...
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Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Jan 26, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - A lawsuit challenging the U.S. federal government's approval of work requirements for Medicaid recipients in Kentucky could rein in the power of the Trump administration to reshape the health insurance program for the poor, legal experts said....
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U.S. sued over approval of Kentucky Medicaid work provisions

Jan 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - A group of Kentucky residents has filed a lawsuit challenging the federal government's approval of new state requirements that people must work or get jobs training if they are to receive benefits from the Medicaid health insurance program....
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Docs left in the dark again about MIPS requirements

Jan 24, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Facing potentially millions of dollars in fines, doctors around the country are waiting to find out if they must report quality data under a new quality system outlined in...
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