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4/22/18 - Candidates debate jobs, Medicaid, campaign promises
RUSSIA Being loyal to the district, campaign promises, and Medicaid overhaul, topped the discussion at a public forum here Friday featuring three Republican candidates for the Oho House s 84th District. Remy s Hall to hear Travis Faber, of Celina, Susan Manchester, of Waynesfield, and Aaron Heilers, of Anna, who will face off in the May 8
4/22/18 - New EHF Report: Despite Ongoing Uncertainty & Shorter Enrollment Period, More Than 1.1 Million Texans Enroll in Affordable Care Act Health Insurance for 2018
The Episcopal Health Foundation issued the following report:. That's just one of the findings of an Episcopal Health Foundation analysis of new ACA health insurance enrollment data released by the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services combined with data from previous ACA enrollment periods. "These numbers show that even with all the obstacles an
4/22/18 - Three steps to protect yourself from Medicare fraud
Every day, Medicare fraud affects people with Medicare and their families across the U.S.- regardless of background- robbing them of hard-earned money and peace of mind. Scammers know the ins and outs of the Medicare system and their attempts can be well thought-out enough that it's not always easy to know when and where fraud is occurring. Treat M
4/21/18 - Medicare and You 2019 (Spanish Area-Specific Handbooks) [ - Tenders (India)]
Medicare and You 2019 more info: Location: UNITED STATES BidDate: 5/ 3/ 2018 Tender Country: UNITED STATES Tender Type: Tenders Tendering Authority: Government Publishing Office Tendering Authority Address: Address: Stop: CSAC 732 North Capitol Street N.W. Washington District of Columbia 20401 United States Point Of Contact: Bid Room Area Responsib
4/21/18 - Part A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor, Jurisdiction H [ - Tenders (India)]
Part A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor, Jurisdiction H more info: Location: UNITED STATES BidDate: 5/ 1/ 2018 Tender Country: UNITED STATES Tender Type: Corrigendum Tendering Authority: Department of Health and Human Services Tendering Authority Address: Address: 7500 Security Blvd. C2-21-15 Baltimore Maryland 21244-1850 Point Of Contact: Crai
4/21/18 - Paul Ryan: Big Tech regulation needed; future lawmakers must rein in Medicare, Medicaid [The Wisconsin State Journal]
April 21 Outgoing U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday said he sees an expanded federal role for regulating big technology companies, but that Congress must proceed cautiously in doing so. Ryan, R- Janesville, also touted new GOP laws to rewrite the tax code and boost military funding. They were his first in public in his home state since he re
4/21/18 - Promising Montana Program Offers Services to Help Medicaid Enrollees Succeed in the Workforce
Programs like Montana's can help the minority of Medicaid enrollees who can work but are not working find and hold jobs, without the harmful and often counterproductive effects of work requirements. Montana's Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership Link program targets outreach and services to the minority of Medicaid enrollees who do not have..
4/21/18 - Rep. DeLissio Concerned About Process to Add Work Requirement for Medicaid Enrollees
The Pennsylvania House Democrats issued the following news release on behalf of Pennsylvania State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio, D- Montgomery/ Phila.:. Pamela A. DeLissio, D- Montgomery/ Phila., said that she voted against H.B. 2138 on Tuesday because of the lack of any meaningful process that brought the bill to a House vote and because it could unnec
4/21/18 - State may add Medicaid work mandate [The Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Mich.]
April 21 TRAVERSE CITY Requiring able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work could have an impact on northern Michiganders who rely on the government program for health care coverage. A Senate fiscal analysis estimates the exemptions could mean that up to half of Michigan's 1 million traditional and expanded Medicaid called the Healthy Michigan P
4/21/18 - Welcome to Medicare presentation to be held in Scottsbluff
SCOTTSBLUFF- You don't have to navigate Medicare alone. Welcome to Medicare will be offered in two sessions, the first beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, April 23, at the Harms Center, 2620 College Park, in Scottsbluff. Welcome to Medicare will be presented by Caryn Long, a certified Medicare counselor from Nebraska SHIIP.
4/20/18 - Bristol Woman Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison for Defrauding Medicaid Program
The U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, John H. Durham, issued the following news release:. John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Phillip Coyne, Special Agent in Charge for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and Chief State's Attorney Kevin T. Kane announced th
4/20/18 - Bucks County dentist pleads guilty, pays $1.5M for fraud []
April 19 Ilya Babiner, a Bucks County dentist with offices in Feasterville and Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to submitting fraudulent bills to Medicaid and paid $1.5 million in restitution, the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General said Thursday. "The probationary sentence reflects Dr. Babiner's extraordinary acceptance of responsibility," Babi
4/20/18 - Campaign finance reform, Medicare for all, part of the four election goals
This is part of a series of commentaries from candidates for Oregon Congressional District 2, the seat now held by Republican Greg Walden. My name is Jim Crary and I am a Democrat running for Congress in Oregon s 2nd Congressional District. I live on the Greensprings Highway, in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument.
4/20/18 - CMS National Correct Coding Initiative Medicare and Medicaid Program
Office Address: Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services; Office of Acquisition and Grants Management; 7500 Security Blvd.C2-21-15 Baltimore MD 21244-1850. Description: Department of Health and Human Services. Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services.
4/20/18 - DC NEWS JUNKIE | Murphy Promotes 'Medicare For Everyone'
Call it Medicare Part E. That's what Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy and Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley have cooked up as the next big idea for health reform. The two Democrats have worked the last six months on crafting legislation that would essentially allow anyone to opt into Medicare- although only those 65 and over would not have to pay a premi
4/20/18 - E&C Democrats Urge HHS to Reinstate Medicaid Family Planning Guidance
Frank Pallone Jr., D- New Jersey, ranking Democratic member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following news release:. The Democrats are also troubled that HHS appeared to work in tandem with an anti-abortion advocacy organization in rescinding the guidance. On January 19, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services re
4/20/18 - Government issuing new Medicare cards [The Elkhart Truth, Ind.]
April 20 INDIANAPOLIS A change is coming to Elkhart County's senior citizen population a newly designed Medicare card is in the works. "We are getting quite a few questions about the new cards," said David Toney, director of the Council on Aging for Elkhart County. People aged 65 and older in Elkhart County make up roughly 14 percent of the
4/20/18 - Health Care Providers Urge Medicaid Expansion
HARRISONBURG- With the battle over Medicaid expansion moving to the state Senate, health care providers have launched a last-minute push to ensure an estimated 300,000 Virginians get coverage. The 19 Democrats in the 40- member Senate are joined by Republican Sens. Its membership includes Sentara and Valley Health.
4/20/18 - House of Delegates OKs state budget expanding Medicaid
The House of Delegates passed a state budget that expands Medicaid in Virginia after advocates for the measure held a rally outside the Capitol. The legislation now moves to the Senate, which during the regular legislative session opposed Medicaid expansion. Charniele Herring of Alexandria, the chair of the House Democratic Caucus, said in a joint
4/20/18 - How Medicare covers kidney disease
Did you know that one in three American adults is at risk for kidney disease? Major risk factors for kidney disease include diabetes, high blood pressure, a family history of kidney failure, and being age 60 or older. The best way to fight kidney disease is to find it before trouble starts.
A program for seniors and those who care for and/or work with seniors will be held on April 24, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Clifton Main Library, 292 Piaget Ave. Eldercaid owner Ellen Miller will provide information regarding the qualification process for long-term care Medicaid. The Clifton Main Memorial Library, 292 Piaget Ave., is offering keyboarding
4/20/18 - Medicaid work-requirement bill heads to Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.]
NASHVILLE The Tennessee Senate sent a controversial Medicaid work requirement to Gov. Senate Democratic Caucus Chairman Jeff Yarbro of Nashville unsuccessfully sought to amend the bill to have the state also seek federal approval to expand Medicaid to an estimated 180,000 working Tennesseans under the federal Affordable Care Act.
4/20/18 - Medicare and You 2019 (Spanish Area-Specific Handbooks)
Office Address: Government Publishing Office; Customer Services Department; Agency Publishing Services; Stop: CSAC, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W. Washington DC 20401. Subject: Medicare and You 2019. Contact: Bid Room, Area Responsible for Bid Solicitation Questions, Phone 202-512-0526, Email Bid Room, Area Responsible for Bid So
4/20/18 - Michigan Medicaid Proposal Would Lead to Large Coverage Losses, Harm Low-Income Workers
However, analyses of similar proposals from other states suggest that the Michigan bill would result in:. To provide a sense of magnitude, Kentucky estimates that its Medicaid waiver, whose centerpiece is a work requirement policy similar to Michigan's proposal, would eventually lead to a 15 percent drop in adult Medicaid enrollment. A comparable c
4/20/18 - Michigan Senate: Many Medicaid recipients must work 29 hours a week [Detroit Free Press]
April 19 LANSING The debate ranged from experiencing the "joys of work" to a more spiritual take about helping the "least of these," but in the end, work prevailed and the full Senate passed legislation Thursday that would require many recipients of Medicaid to be gainfully employed for at least 29 hours a week. "And those who are opposed to t
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