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9/18/17 - AJR study: Musculoskeletal extremity imaging use among Medicare population climbs sharply
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Leesburg, VA, Utilization rates among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries for the four most common musculoskeletal extremity imaging modalities- radiography, ultrasound, MRI, and CT- increased significantly between 1994 and 2013, according to an article published ahead of print
9/18/17 - Amerigroup District of Columbia D.C. Awarded Contract to Serve the District's Medicaid and D.C. Healthcare Alliance Populations
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Amerigroup District of Columbia, Inc. received a notice of intent to award a new contract to Amerigroup D.C. by the Department of Health Care Finance to begin serving individuals who participate in the District of Columbia Healthy Families Medicaid managed care and D.C. Healthcare
9/18/17 - Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield Partners with Inclusa to Improve Care for Wisconsin Medicaid Members
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Anthem BlueCross and BlueShield and Inclusa are collaborating on a pilot program that will expand coordination services for Medicaid members throughout Wisconsin. "We believe this pilot program will positively impact Medicaid members by enhancing our care management and social se
9/18/17 - Claire McCaskill's Medicare Fraud Vacation Buddy
An investigative report in this morning's Kansas City Star details Claire McCaskill's longstanding relationship with shady Medicare fraudster Richard DeStefane. DeStefane recently settled with the Department of Justice, agreeing to repay $8.3 million to the federal government after an investigation showed that his nursing home company, Reliant Care
9/18/17 - Democrats have become socialists
When Bernie Sanders launched his bid for the Democratic nomination, he was often asked whether he, a democratic socialist, would actually become a Democrat. The Democrats have become socialists. This became official, more or less, Wednesday afternoon, when Sanders rolled out his socialized health care plan, Medicare for All, and he was supported by
9/18/17 - Does Sanders' single-payer plan have a shot?
Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan, unveiled last week, is an ambitious and enticing idea: a single, government-run health plan with generous benefits for everyone- just like most industrialized countries have enjoyed for decades. The Vermont senator has offered only vague estimates of what his plan would cost and a generic menu of tax increas
9/18/17 - Doyle McManus: Does Bernie Sanders' single-payer plan have a shot?
Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" plan, unveiled last week, is an ambitious and enticing idea: a single, government-run health plan with generous benefits for everyone- just like most industrialized countries have enjoyed for decades. The Vermont senator has offered only vague estimates of what his plan would cost and a generic menu of tax increas
9/18/17 - Findings from Department of Pharmacy Provide New Insights into Medicare and Medicaid (Enduring enrolments in West Virginia's Medicaid programme due...
Findings from Department of Pharmacy Provide New Insights into Medicare and Medicaid. According to news reporting originating from Tulsa, Oklahoma, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To assess frequency, duration and costs of Medicaid conversions that occur when severe injury causes patients to enrol in Medicaid to pay their hospital bills
9/18/17 - Findings from Vanderbilt University Yields New Findings on Medicare and Medicaid (First-dollar cost-sharing for skilled nursing facility care in...
According to news reporting from Nashville, Tennessee, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "The initial days of a Medicare-covered skilled nursing facility stay may have no cost-sharing or daily copayments depending on beneficiaries' enrollment in traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage. The news correspondents obtained a quote from the rese
9/18/17 - Findings in Medicare and Medicaid Reported from Ohio State University (Medicaid Expansion and ACA Repeal: Evidence From Ohio)
According to news reporting out of Columbus, Ohio, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "To examine the health insurance coverage options for Medicaid expansion enrollees if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, using evidence from Ohio, where more than half a million adults have enrolled in the state's Medicaid program through the ACA expansion.
9/18/17 - Health and Human Services Department (HHS); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (F.R. Page 43239) - Meeting
EVENT: Health and Human Services Department; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services holds a meeting by teleconference of the Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests to make recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator regarding payment for CDLTS for which CMS received no applicable information to calculate Medicare payment
9/18/17 - Last-gasp Republican effort to repeal Obamacare gains momentum
The last-gasp effort is gaining momentum on Capitol Hill as Republicans confront a narrowing window in which to dismantle Barack Obama s Affordable Care Act on a party-line vote.. The legislation authored by senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Ron Johnson and Dean Heller would transfer billions of dollars currently spent on Medicaid expansion
9/18/17 - McAuliffe estimates $1.2B hit to Medicaid program under latest Senate health plan
Terry McAuliffe estimated Monday that Virginia would lose $1.2 billion in federal funding for its Medicaid program over the next seven years under legislation proposed in U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Those bills would have cost Virginia an estimated $790 million to $1.4 billion over seven years, primarily by replacing the current.
9/18/17 - New Medicare and Medicaid Findings from T.D. Perry et al Outlined (Medication discrepancy rates among Medicaid recipients at hospital discharge)
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Pharma Business Week Research findings on Medicare and Medicaid are discussed in a new report. According to news originating from Greenville, North Carolina, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "To compare the rate of discrepancies per patient for medications changed during hospitalization in patient
9/18/17 - On Medicare, Trump missing the mark
And he fervently supported the GOP's Obamacare repeal plan, which would have increased deductibles from $800 to $13,000 for individuals making $26,500 a year. So it's mind-boggling that many Democrats want to give President Trump and Secretary Price the power to drastically alter Medicare's prescription drug benefit. Implemented in 2006, Medicare P
9/18/17 - Opinion/Column: Progressives should push for Medicare for all
The smartest, savviest people in Washington will tell you Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" idea is dead on arrival, a waste of time and energy. In trying vainly to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans argued about how to subsidize health insurance, not whether to do so. In the end, Republicans couldn't pull the trigger.
9/18/17 - Part A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor, Jurisdiction 8
Location: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services, Office of Acquisition and Grants Management. Classification Code: G- Social services. Subject: Part A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor, Jurisdiction 8.
9/18/17 - Private payments for hospital care in Indiana are high relative to Medicare, study finds
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest The prices that large employers pay for hospital care in Indiana are high relative to national norms and are increasing over time relative to the prices that Medicare pays for the same services, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The study found the prices paid for hospita
9/18/17 - Progressives ought to push for Medicare for all
The smartest, savviest people in Washington will tell you Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" idea is dead on arrival, a waste of time and energy. In trying vainly to get rid of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans argued about how to subsidize health insurance, not whether to do so. In the end, Republicans couldn't pull the trigger.
9/18/17 - Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) News Release
WASHINGTON Congressman Vicente Gonzalez sent a letter urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan, and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to address the impending cuts to the Medicaid Disproportionate Share program scheduled to take effect on October 1, 2017.
9/18/17 - Research Data from Cleveland Clinic Update Understanding of Medicare and Medicaid (Impact of Stroke Center Certification on Mortality After Ischemic...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest New research on Medicare and Medicaid is the subject of a report. According to news reporting originating from Cleveland, Ohio, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "An increasing number of hospitals have been certified as primary stroke centers. Our news editors obtained a
9/18/17 - Researchers from Oregon State University Report Details of New Studies and Findings in the Area of Medicare and Medicaid (Oregon's Coordinated Care...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest Investigators discuss new findings in Medicare and Medicaid. According to news reporting out of Corvallis, Oregon, by NewsRx editors, research stated, "Previous studies indicate that inadequate prenatal care is more common among women covered by Medicaid compared with private insu
9/18/17 - Researchers from RAND Provide Details of New Studies and Findings in the Area of Medicare and Medicaid (Association Between Patient-Centered Medical...
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Managed Care Weekly Digest A new study on Medicare and Medicaid is now available. According to news reporting originating in Arlington, Virginia, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Centered medical home models of primary care have the potential to expand access, improve population health, and lower co
9/18/17 - Senator Worked to Remove Social Security Numbers from Medicare Cards
Sherrod Brown announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will issue new Medicare cards to seniors without Social Security numbers to help protect seniors from fraud and identity theft. Currently, seniors' Social Security numbers double as Medicare ID numbers- putting this information at risk. In April 2015, the Senate passed the Medic
9/18/17 - Virginia estimates $1.2 billion hit to Medicaid program under latest Senate health plan
Terry McAuliffe estimated Monday that Virginia would lose $1.2 billion in federal funding for its Medicaid program over the next seven years under legislation proposed in U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Those bills would have cost Virginia an estimated $790 million to $1.4 billion over seven years, primarily by replacing the current.
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