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2062 Articles Matching "medicaid"

Georgia Governor Wants To Help Uninsured Without Expanding Medicaid. A State-Funded Report Shows How Tough That Will Be.

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The report by consulting giant Deloitte found that an estimated 1.5 million residents lack health insurance and that Georgia trails other states, even those that also have not expanded Medicaid, in covering low-income residents. Medicaid news comes out of Iowa, Florida and Alaska, as well....
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‘You Work … And You Really Pay The Price’: How Middle-Class Americans Are Bearing Brunt Of High Deductible Revolution

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While wealthy Americans have been able to weather increasing costs, and the Affordable Care Act helps those on Medicaid afford coverage, the middle class is at a loss. The families have health insurance, but they can't afford care. The divide is creating ever-deepening resentment, especially toward those who receive government help....
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State Highlights: Lead Paint Suppliers Settle Decades-Long Battle With California For $305M; Lawmakers Call For Increased Scrutiny Over Puerto Rico’s Medicaid Program

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Illinois, Virginia, Florida, Minnesota, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Arizona, Wisconsin and New...
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Different Takes: Lessons On The Differences, If Any, Between Biden, Sanders On Health Care; Medicaid’s Future Needs To Be Front And Center In The Ongoing Discussions

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the debate about the future of health...
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Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
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CMS Wants To Ease Obama-Era Rule That Requires States Show Their Fee-For-Service Payment Rates Are Adequate

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
State officials had complained that the 2015 rule imposed excessive administrative burdens. Medicaid news comes out of Iowa and California, as well....
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State Highlights: Former Chief Of Troubled North Carolina Hospital Could Be In Line For UNC Presidency; Outreach About New Hampshire’s Medicaid Work Requirement Falls Short

Jul 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from North Carolina, New Hampshire, Maryland, Massachusetts, Kansas, Michigan, Puerto Rico, Virginia, Florida, Tennessee and Iowa....
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Lyft Hails New Ride Share Market As Medicaid Provider

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Lyft’s Arizona Medicaid relationship offers a glimpse into the expanding opportunities for ride sharing companies including rival Uber as they expand into non-emergency medical transportation...
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Quartet Health rakes in $60M round, brings its total fundraise to $153M

Jun 18, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The integrated behavioral and primary care platform said that it will be focusing its upcoming efforts on serving the Medicaid...
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Oklahoma Advocates Launch Campaign To Get Medicaid Expansion On The Ballot

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The coalition will need to collect nearly 178,000 voter signatures to put the issue on the November 2020 ballot. "We're normal, everyday Oklahomans that care about this issue and we're growing every day," said Oklahomans Decide Healthcare spokeswoman Amber England. Medicaid news comes out of Louisiana and Ohio, as well....
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How Medicaid Expansion Prevents Child Neglect

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
Medicaid expansion may help prevent child neglect, new research in JAMA Network Open...
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State Highlights: New York Anti-Vaxxers Linked To Progressive School Where Textbooks, Technology Are Banned; Strong Economy Is Why 128,000 Tennessee Kids Lost Medicaid, GOP Leaders Say

Jun 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, California, Florida, Ohio, Arizona and...
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A Top Virginia Republican Survives Primary Challenge That Was Provoked By His Support For Expanding Medicaid

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Republicans who supported Medicaid expansion efforts were targeted by conservatives for primary challenges, but Republican state Sen. Emmett Hanger, one of the state's most powerful senators, fended off the challenge. A lesser-known lawmaker who supported Medicaid was defeated by his more conservative rival. Medicaid news comes out of New Hampshire and Georgia, as well....
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South Carolina Applies For Medicaid Work Requirements Waiver Despite Other States’ Ongoing Court Battles

Jun 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Both Arkansas' and Kentucky's work requirements have been blocked by federal judges. But unlike those states, South Carolina won’t completely end Medicaid benefits for people who don’t comply. Other Medicaid news comes out of New Hampshire and Vermont....
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California Legislature Agrees To Expand Medicaid To Undocumented Young Adults, But Stops Short Of Including Seniors

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The decision to offer Medicaid to all young adults under 26 regardless of immigration status is another step toward universal coverage for California. But the deal falls short of what some advocates had hoped for....
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State Highlights: 170 Medical Errors A Day Occur In Massachusetts, Costing $617 Million; N.H. Governor Looks To New Budget For Boost In Medicaid Funds

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Wisconsin, Arizona, Louisiana, California, North Carolina, Ohio and...
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Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
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Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
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Research Roundup: Medicaid Work Requirements; Veterans’ Care; And Traffic Accidents For Drivers With ADHD

Jun 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Payment Reform Paves The Way For Expanding Home-Based Primary Care

Jun 06, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The field of home-based primary care (HBPC) received extraordinary news as the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), announced its groundbreaking CMS Pri......
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