Medicaid

Biden Unveils Health Care Plan: Affordable Care Act 2.0

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden today will unveil a health plan that’s intended to preserve the most popular parts of Obamacare — from Medicaid expansion to protections for patients with pre-existing conditions — and build on them with a new...
Related topics: Joe Biden, Obamacare

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California To Repay Loans Of Docs Who Take Medicaid Patients

The new program will use tobacco taxes to repay nearly $60 million in loans for 247 physicians. Medscape Medical News
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Proposed Radiation Oncology Alternative Payment Model To Test New Approach To Cancer Treatment...

In response to today's announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to propose an advanced alternative payment model (APM) for radiation oncology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) issued the following...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, American Cancer Society, Medicare

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Amazon Prime Costs $119 A Year — Here Are 14 Reasons That More Than Justify Its Price

Amazon Prime is $119 for an annual membership or $12.99 per month, though there are special discounts for students and EBT and Medicaid holders. Even for $119, Amazon Prime is still ultimately a great deal if you plan to use its features, whether...
Related topics: Amazon, Amazon (AMZN)

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Fox Medical Contributor Pushes For Courts To Allow Ineffective And Harmful Medicaid Work...

DR. MARC SIEGEL (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): The Trump administration is trying to deregulate the [Affordable Care Act] and to put in place pieces where if you took out the individual mandate, you'd want more choice. You'd want group plans. You'd want...

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American Physicians Deserve Timely Payment

Health care reimbursement in the U.S. is frighteningly complex. We have federal payers, like Medicare; state/federal payers, like Medicaid; private, for-profit insurance companies, like Aetna; private, not for profit insurers, like many local Blue...
Related topics: Medicare, Aetna (AET)

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Medicare Considering Whether To Start Covering Acupuncture

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering whether or not acupuncture treatments should be covered as an alternative to addictive pain medications.What are the details?Several agencies under the Department of Health and Human...
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Newsom, Trump Spar On Undocumented Medicaid. 'we're Going To Stop It,' President Vows

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Donald Trump exchanged barbs Monday over the state offering health care to undocumented immigrants, demonstrating the enduring political potency of a cause embraced by Democratic presidential candidates.A $214.8...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Immigration

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Unnecessary Ambulance Calls In Nyc Spiked After Obamacare

FRIDAY, June 28, 2019 -- Use of ambulances for non-emergency situations soared in New York City after the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a new study finds. With the advent of Obamacare -- and expanded access to Medicaid -- out-of-pocket costs for an...
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Overnight Health Care — Sponsored By Campaign For Tobacco-free Kids — What To Watch For In...

Welcome to Thursday's Overnight Health Care.House Democrats are launching an investigation of the administration's efforts to convince red states to block grant Medicaid, President Trump has shifted his health care pitch to focus on costs, and the...
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Arizona Medicaid Patients Can Now Get A Lyft To The Doctor

Lyft now offers rides to more people who need them most. The ridesharing firm has become a Medicaid provider in Arizona, where non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) is covered for eligible patients. Aimed at […] The post Arizona Medicaid...

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First States To Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump In Cancer Screening

FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 -- The first states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw the largest increases in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening from 2012 to 2016, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal...
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Study Finds Fault With Ark. Medicaid Work Requirement

(MedPage Today) -- Most kicked off rolls should not have been, and ended up with no insurance
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Medicaid Expansion Is A Failure: Lots Of Spending, Little Benefit

Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained coverage through Medicaid expansion while just over 11...
Related topics: Medical Research, Harvard University, Obamacare

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A New Study Reveals Just How Much The Hyde Amendment Is Hurting Women

Over a quarter of low-income women in Louisiana who wanted an abortion didn’t get one because Medicaid didn't cover the procedure, research finds.
Related topics: Medical Research, Abortion

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Study Confirms Gop Medicaid Work Requirements Succeeded In Taking Away People's Healthcare, But Did...

Julia Conley, staff writerThe first major study of Medicaid work requirements confirmed that the warnings of critics before the Trump administration began imposing the rules were correct: requiring Medicaid recipients to work serves only to take...

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30,000 Poor Elderly, People With Disabilities To Lose Medicaid Coverage In Georgia

Georgia state officials said Tuesday that 30,000 residents will lose their Medicaid coverage for failing to respond to renewal notices. But lawyers of many of the recipients affected say their clients were dropped from coverage without ever having...

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Trump Aides Spar With Health Secretary

Politico: “The divide has led to stalled projects, disputes over Medicaid and fetal tissue research, duplicated work on Trump’s drug pricing priorities — and bitter personal attacks, say a dozen current and former White House and HHS officials...
Related topics: Medical Research, White House

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Medicaid Expansion Tied To Lower Rates Of Child Neglect, But Not Abuse

New research shows Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act improved children's health but left rates of abuse unchanged. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medical Research

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California Goes Even Bigger On Obamacare

“California is beefing up Obamacare, restoring an individual mandate, expanding health insurance subsidies well into the middle class and covering some undocumented adults through Medicaid,” Politico reports. “It’s an incremental...
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