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1/20/18 - AJPH January 2018 Highlights
The American Public Health Association issued the following news release:. American Journal of Public Health March Issue research highlights:. This study found that infant mortality rate decline has been greater in Medicaid expansion states, with greater declines among African American infants.
1/20/18 - Del. Norton Introduces District of Columbia Medicaid Reimbursement Act
Eleanor Holmes Norton, D- District of Columbia, issued the following speech, which was published in the Congressional Record on Jan. 19, introducing the District of Columbia Medicaid Reimbursement Act:. When the District faced financial difficulty as the only city to pay for state functions, Congress, with the District's consent, passed the Nationa
1/20/18 - Get off the couch if you want Medicaid Get off the couch if you want Medicaid, says Betsey McCaughey
Last week, the Trump administration announced it will allow states to impose a "community engagement" requirement on healthy adults getting Medicaid, the public health insurance program for low-income people. So far, 10 states intend to do it, though not welfare-haven New York. Democrats and the liberal media call the requirement "cruel" and "patho
1/20/18 - Gov. Phil Bryant Appoints Drew L. Snyder Interim Executive Director of Mississippi Division of Medicaid [Oman News Agency]
Phil Bryant Appoints Drew L. Snyder Interim Executive Director of Mississippi Division of Medicaid. Phil Bryant has appointed Drew L. Snyder interim executive director of the Mississippi Division of Medicaid. Snyder serves on the Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System Board of Trustees and chairs the Business Law Section of the Mississippi
1/20/18 - Hospitals worry about closures, layoffs as they brace for Medicaid funding changes [Chicago Tribune]
Jan. 20 It wasn't long ago that Charles Holland was giving opening-day tours of the gleaming outpatient center at St. Bernard Hospital in the Englewood neighborhood, built to bring a bevy of health care services and optimism to a community in need of both. Across the Chicago area, those institutions are worried that the revised funding formul
1/20/18 - Idaho senator introduces bill to expand Medicaid in the state [The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash.]
Jan. 20 An Idaho senator filed a personal bill Friday to expand Medicaid in Idaho, saying lawmakers need to keep that idea in mind even as they consider other options. Maryanne Jordan, D- Boise, was filed on the final day for personal bill introductions in the Senate. Idaho lawmakers have refused to expand Medicaid as states have the option to do
1/20/18 - MHA Reacts to Guidance on New Medicaid Work Requirements
On January 11, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a guidance letter to states indicating the nature of work requirements states could impose on non-elderly, non-pregnant Medicaid recipients "eligible on a basis other than disability." Eight other states- Utah, Wisconsin, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, and New Hampshir
1/20/18 - Northam optimistic after first week Closing out first week as governor, Northam says he's optimistic about Medicaid expansion, state budget
As the state Capitol turned quiet Friday afternoon, Gov. Brushing aside Executive Mansion pranks and "ruffled feathers" over his speech to the General Assembly on Monday night, Northam said he felt good about his first week on the job. After meetings with high-ranking Republicans in the legislature, Northam said he's optimistic that a bipartisan de
1/20/18 - Rep. Pallone Issues Statement on CMS Medicaid Guidance
Frank Pallone Jr., D- New Jersey, ranking Democratic member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement in response to the announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has rescinded critical Medicaid guidance:. "The Trump Administration is continuing its attack on women's health. Today's decision
1/20/18 - Sens. Durbin, Duckworth, Senate Dems Slam Trump Administration For Unprecedented, Harmful Medicaid Changes
Richard J. Durbin, D- Illinois, issued the following news release:. U.S. Senators Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth, and 29 Senate Democrats sent a letter to Acting Health and Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan expressing serious concern with recent administrative actions and calling into question the Trump Administration's decision to approve state M
1/20/18 - State shuffles its Medicaid contracts [The Santa Fe New Mexican]
Jan. 20 The state Human Services Department is shuffling its managed care contracts for Medicaid starting in 2019.. The state said Friday it was retaining five-year contracts for the program, now called Centennial Care, with the Presbyterian Health Plan and Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico, but was not renewing contracts with Molina Healthcar
1/20/18 - Trump Administration Pledges to Support Anti-Woman Policies, Rolls Out Series of Efforts to Promote Health Care Discrimination
The Center for Reproductive Rights issued the following news release:. Wade, the Trump Administration doubled down on efforts to target the health and the rights of women, LGBTQ individuals, and other marginalized communities. Although the "free choice of provider" provision still stands in Medicaid statute, today's announcement signals that the Tr
1/20/18 - Vukmir: Cutting Medicaid Is 'Responsible, Actually Compassionate'
Leah Vukmir today doubled down on her support for cutting Wisconsinites' earned benefits, using an appearance on the Jay Weber Show to cheer Governor Scott Walker's latest plans to put Wisconsinites' access to Medicaid, food stamps and welfare at risk praising Walker's effort as "actually compassionate" and a "Christian way to approach public pol
1/19/18 - A work requirement for Medicaid isn't 'cruel'
WASHINGTON- If you are appalled by the chaos, division and meanness of the Trump presidency, if you are tired of the lies he and his apparatchiks tell, take heart. President Trump's defenders regularly claim that his base is so blindly loyal that nothing he says or does will ever drive its members away. The latest tidings are from Wisconsin, which
1/19/18 - Arizona gets federal OK for work requirement for Medicaid recipients
Arizona is one of 10 states that got federal approval Thursday to move ahead on proposals to require that able-bodied Medicaid recipients are either working or involved in "community engagement activities" to be eligible for coverage. But critics said the move would harm Medicaid recipients in Arizona and elsewhere, and called it little more than a
1/19/18 - BRIEF: Hutchinson man ordered to repay $11,000 for Medicaid fraud [The Hutchinson News, Kan.]
Jan. 18 LYONS A Hutchinson man was ordered to repay more than $11,000 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud-related charges in a Rice County case, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Roger Alan Bowling, 60, pleaded guilty in November in Rice County District Court to one felony count of making a false cla
1/19/18 - EDITORIAL: The contorted logic of allowing states to require work as a condition for Medicaid [Bangor Daily News, Maine]
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Jan. 12 approved a request from Kentucky to implement work requirements. And Maine is one of a number of other states with work requirement requests pending before the federal government. Paul LePage has traveled down this work requirement path before.
1/19/18 - Get off the couch if you want Medicaid
Last week, the Trump administration announced it will allow states to impose a "community engagement" requirement on healthy adults getting Medicaid, the public health insurance program for low-income people. So far, 10 states intend to do it, though not welfare-haven New York. Democrats and the liberal media call the requirement "cruel" and "patho
1/19/18 - Hutchinson Man Ordered to Repay More Than $11,000 for Medicaid Fraud
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt issued the following news release:. A Hutchinson man was ordered to repay more than $11,000 to the Kansas Medicaid Program after pleading guilty to Medicaid fraud-related charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Roger Alan Bowling, 60, pleaded guilty in November in Rice County District Court to one
1/19/18 - JUST IN: Fitzpatrick Bill Named in National Governors Association Opioid Plan
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Bipartisan legislation authored by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, a certified emergency medical technician and vice-chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, has been included in a report by the National Governors Association's on recommendations to address the opioid epidemic The Road to Recovery Act would eliminate the Medicaid
1/19/18 - Medicare Enrollment Update for 2018: Live Webinar by AudioEducator
AudioEducator, a division of audio conference and corporate education leader ProEdTech, will host the live webinar " Medicare Enrollment Update for 2018" with healthcare consultant Duane C. Abbey on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at 1:00 pm ET. This session will address the Medicare enrollment process through the use of the various CMS-855 forms.
1/19/18 - MEDICARE PENALTIES AND IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY
Hospitals that will see their payments from Medicare lowered include Hackensack University Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Chilton Medical Center in Pompton Plains, Meadowlands Medical Center in Secaucus and HackensackUMC-Mountainside in Montclair. New Jersey's performance this year is the best in the four years the...
1/19/18 - New substance use disorder services arenow being offered to Medicaid recipients [The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.]
Through the West Virginia 1115 Substance Use Disorder Waiver, the first phase of new services are now available, including screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment; methadone treatment and administration; and naloxone distribution. Specifically, West Virginia will implement statewide use of the widely-accepted SBIRT screening tool t
1/19/18 - Q: I am a senior citizen on Medicare
Q: I am a senior citizen on Medicare. I don't have a "regular" doctor, but rather, I go to a clinic when I have a problem. What is covered in the annual Medicare physical?
1/19/18 - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Services for Actuarial Services and Medicaid Program & Policy Consulting Services [TenderNews.com - Tenders (India)]
Request for Proposals for Professional Services for Actuarial Services and Medicaid Program& Policy Consulting Services more info: Location: UNITED STATES BidDate: 1/ 26/ 2018 Tender Country: UNITED STATES Tender Type: Tenders Tendering Authority: NM Human Services Department Tendering Authority Address: Address: NM Human Services Department P.O.Bo
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