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Viewpoints: FDA Got Kudos For Vaping Limits, But It Didn’t Get Tough Enough; Are Dems Moving Toward ‘Medicare For Anyone’?

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and...
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Prescribing Healthy Food In Medicare/Medicaid Is Cost Effective, Could Improve Health Outcomes

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid. The study, published today in PLOS Medicine, finds that health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost ef......
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Peerfit raises $18M from Virgo Investment Group

Mar 21, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Along with expanding its brand and business, the new funding will also go toward support of the company's Medicare Advantage product, Peerfit...
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Some Practices Leave Largest Bundle Program

Mar 20, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 18—Physician practices were more likely than other providers to depart from Medicare’s largest bundled payment program by the March 1 deadline to drop out, according to industry advisers....
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Prescriptions for healthy food might save lives - and money

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy food prescriptions written for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries might lower the risk of costly chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and at the same time lower the costs of care, a new study suggests....
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Pharmacy groups back CMS rejecting below-cost dispensing fees in Washington

Mar 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Industry groups have voiced their support for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' rejection of Washington state’s below-cost dispensing fee. The agency said the practice was inconsistent with federal Medicaid rules. Read More...
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New Ads Accuse Trump Of Wanting To ‘Slash Our Health Care To The Bone’ With Proposed Medicaid, Medicare Cuts

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The ad is the latest example of Democratic attacks on the Trump administration’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2020. Democrats saw health care as a winning issue in the midterms, and are hoping to repeat that success in upcoming elections. Other Medicaid news comes out of Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia and...
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Swalwell Touts 'Coverage For All' But Leaves Opening For Private Medicare

Mar 20, 2019 , Forbes
2020 Democratic Presidential hopeful U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell wants to maintain private insurance while adding a public option, a position consistent with his past support of privatized Medicare...
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Medicare For All Won't Result In Better Health Outcomes

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
Abolishing private insurance and forcing everyone into a government health plan -- as Medicare for All's proponents advocate -- wouldn't improve patients'...
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Beto O’Rourke Dials Back Medicare-For-All Talk

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
In launching his campaign for President, Beto O'Rourke sees an incremental approach to guaranteeing insurance coverage for all Americans....
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Heart Attacks Fall One-Third Among Older Americans

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
The study of more than 4 million Medicare patients found that hospitalizations for heart attacks dropped 38 percent between 1995 and 2014. At the same time, deaths within 30 days of a heart attack reached an all-time low of 12 percent, down more than one-third since...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The Karma Of Cutting Medicare

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Alice Ollstein of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the suggested cuts to health programs in President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, the latest on lawsuits challenging work requirements for Medicaid enrollees and the FDA’s crackdown on e-cigarettes. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists recommend their favorite health policy stories of the...
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Research Roundup: ‘Medicare For All’; Surprise Medical Bills; And Contraception

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Healthcare Reformers Should Look To Europe For Feasible Alternatives To Medicare For All

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
Rather than taking its cue from our northern neighbors, or the British National Health Services, it makes more sense for the healthcare reform movement to consider what is being done on the European...
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Report That Finds Sharp Increase In Commercial Health Care Prices Highlights Geographical Differences In Costs

Mar 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"That fact that you could be paying 2.5 times more for the same healthcare services in San Jose than in Baltimore suggests there is a lot of variation in prices across the country," said Bill Johnson, lead author of the report. Meanwhile, Humana launches a bundled-payment model for some Medicare Advantage...
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Public-Option Bill Cuts $774 Billion in Hospital Revenue: Report

Mar 14, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 12—High-profile legislation that would launch a Medicare-based public option to compete against private insurers would slash national healthcare spending—primarily through reduced hospital pay, according to a new analysis....
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Different Takes: Trump’s New Budget Slashes Medicare, Health Law; Older Americans Would Be Hit Hard By HIV Fund Cuts

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on health...
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Trump Budget Road-Tests Hospital Policies

Mar 13, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 11—Hospital impacts in the Trump administration’s proposed FY20 budget include cuts to Medicare uncompensated care, more site-neutral payments, and an extension of coming Medicaid payment cuts....
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Vets Who Get Opioids From VA, Medicare at Higher Overdose Risk

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vets Who Get Opioids From VA, Medicare at Higher Overdose RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Trump Targets Medicaid, Medicare in Budget

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Trump Targets Medicaid, Medicare in BudgetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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