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  • governors
  • Financing Medicaid provides a greater understanding of governors as an influential interest group. (umich.edu)
  • The site visits indicated that decisions about Medicaid were more likely than other social program areas to involve active and highly organized constituencies, especially service providers, and to engage the attention of elected officials, including legislators and sometimes governors and their staff or top appointees. (hhs.gov)
  • nation's largest
  • Medicaid, however, has grown into the nation's largest intergovernmental grant program, accounting for nearly half of all federal funding to state and local governments. (umich.edu)
  • Rose offers a penetrating, detailed analysis of one of the most remarkable and surprising developments in U.S. health policy over the past half century: the transformation of Medicaid from a modest program for welfare families into the nation's largest entitlement after Social Security. (umich.edu)
  • CVS Caremark Corp. agreed to pay almost $37 million to nearly two dozen states and the federal government to settle claims that the nation's largest pharmacy chain billed Medicaid programs for a more expensive form of an antacid, authorities said. (latimes.com)
  • state
  • Medicaid in some states goes through a Federal program with matching state funds. (obesityhelp.com)
  • Also, one legislative aide noted that experienced legislators in his state knew every one of the families in their districts who relied on the Continuum of Care program under Medicaid that paid for expensive and intensive services to families caring for dependents with multiple and severe problems. (hhs.gov)
  • In the current structure, Medicaid spending in Ohio is already an unsustainable fiscal liability to our state. (ipetitions.com)
  • As a result, the state can move forward with implementing the Governor's Medicaid Restoration Plan without further distraction of litigation, thereby restoring cost-effective health care to tens of thousands of Arizonans through AHCCCS, and honoring the will of voters. (yahoo.com)
  • Expanding Medicaid in the state of Colorado can save up to 600 lives every year, said Sen. Irene Aguilar, D-Denver, who is sponsoring Senate Bill 200. (durangoherald.com)
  • The South Florida Sun-Sentinel found in an eight-month investigation that even as the state faces a budget crisis in which Medicaid costs figure prominently, abuse of the health care system for the poor by doctors -- and by willing pharmacists and patients -- has gone largely unpunished. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • To bring down its soaring Medicaid budget, New York state wants to move thousands of low-income patients from hospitals, homeless shelters, group homes and nursing facilities into apartments. (wsj.com)
  • The state says many of the people it wants to shift don't need the expensive, residential medical care they now receive, which is paid for by the state and by a crucial financial match from Medicaid, the federal program that provides health care for the poor. (wsj.com)
  • Search
  • Uncertainty and pressures continue to mount for healthcare providers, creating a new operating environment - Uncertainty around Medicaid and other programs, the shift to value-based care, margin pressures, the need to search. (jdsupra.com)
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  • The groups also stressed that converting Medicaid financing to either per capita caps or block grants would jeopardize the capacity of states to respond to emerging public health threats such as the Zika virus and the opioid epidemic. (aarp.org)
  • Medicaid match rates, which were based on states' per capita personal income, ranged among these states from more than 3:1 for Mississippi to 2:1 for Arizona, and they were even higher for CHIP. (hhs.gov)
  • Disability
  • Randall Owen, Ph.D., Tamar Heller, Ph.D., Anne Bowers, M.S. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p239-247 Published online: October 24, 2015 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.10.004 Background Many states are transitioning fee-for-service (FFS) Medicaid into Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) for people with disabilities. (aahd.us)
  • Can you have disability and medicaid at the same time? (dailystrength.org)
  • I filed for disability in Oct,2006 and after 1st denial I hired an attorney that payment will be take out when approved.I do receive medicaid and foodstamps pending disability approval.I left my job due to my disabilities getting worse(sept.2006)I had to be unable to work for so long for them to even take application.And now still waiting. (dailystrength.org)
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  • That doesn't sit well with Dr. David Fleming, the president of the American College of Physicians, who tells The New York Times the cutback will directly affect access to care "at a time when the population enrolled in Medicaid is surging. (bankrate.com)
  • As Exhibit IV-10 demonstrates, Mississippi and Louisiana had about twice the hospital beds per unit population than did Arizona and New Mexico, and nursing home industries in southern states depended more on Medicaid patients than in the western states. (hhs.gov)
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  • The nursing home data suggest another important difference between poor southern and border states and others: although hospitals and other health care institutions in many states tend to split between some that rely heavily on Medicaid and many that do not, such divisions are less common among poor rural states (i.e., most institutions get substantial support from Medicaid). (hhs.gov)
  • Millions
  • They are exploiting the Medicaid system by prescribing hundreds of millions of dollars worth of dangerous drugs that are feeding a booming black market and adding to a torrent of fatal overdoses. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • patients
  • That included pain patches for 73 Medicaid patients. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • One of his patients was Bette L. Moody, a restaurant cook on Medicaid, who came to him in pain after she was burned in a kitchen fire. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Attorneys said the chain gave Medicaid patients capsules of Ranitidine, a generic version of the heartburn medication Zantac, instead of even less expensive tablets. (latimes.com)
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  • That New Year's nightmare becomes reality for many doctors across the country this Friday when Medicaid, the federal health insurance safety net for the poor, dials back its primary care fees by an average of 43 percent, according to the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan research group. (bankrate.com)
  • Also, unquestionably, the poor states are willing to spend money on Medicaid due to the high federal match rate for low fiscal capacity states and the ability of states to use a number of strategies to maximize their draw of federal dollars under Medicaid. (hhs.gov)
  • The fiscal liability of expanding Medicaid in Ohio will compound this burden and will quickly outgrow any promised funds from the Federal Government. (ipetitions.com)
  • Her bill would extend Medicaid to adults making up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level. (durangoherald.com)
  • health care
  • In a well-written and insightful volume, Shanna Rose has joined a growing number of scholars in assessing the remarkable rise of Medicaid in the American health care system. (umich.edu)
  • AARP and more than 100 health care organizations sent a letter this week to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch to "express grave concern about potential changes to the fundamental structure and purpose of Medicaid. (aarp.org)
  • While inmates are incarcerated, they are covered by the prisons' health-care system, according to Howard who adds that inmates that have an extended hospital stay are shifted onto Medicaid to cover those costs. (foxbusiness.com)
  • governor
  • New Jersey governor Chris Christie says residents making more than $6,000 a year are too rich to receive Medicaid. (msnbc.com)
  • Insurance
  • We find that retirees with high lifetime incomes can end up on Medicaid and often value Medicaid insurance the most, as they face a larger risk of catastrophic medical needs at old ages and face the greatest consumption risk. (nber.org)
  • A Very high percentages of [former inmates] have mental health problems and chronic illnesses, but giving them an insurance card with Medicaid doesn't mean they will see their providers regularly. (foxbusiness.com)
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  • Thanks jreavis - I do bill according to Virginia Medicaid guidelines on this, but they inevitably deny a majority of them to 'missing/invalid NDC' - I really feel it's Medicaid dragging their feet so I was just wondering about an effective way to address/appeal this after, let's say, the third denial. (aapc.com)
  • million
  • Medicaid, which serves about 2 million disabled and low-income Floridians, more than half of them children, paid pharmacies $346.6 million for narcotics and other potent drugs over the past three years. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • policy
  • Rose's book brings the politics of Medicaid to life in a way that will appeal to both the general reader and the policy specialist. (umich.edu)
  • According to longstanding policy, Medicaid does not pay for the care of incarcerated individuals while they are in prison. (foxbusiness.com)
  • among
  • Todd Harris, 40, known as DJ Flex at radio station KISS 98.7, was among those signing up for Medicaid at the Medicaid enrollment session held Thursday at Pineville's Main Street Community Center. (thetowntalk.com)
  • currently
  • We estimate a structural model of savings and endogenous medical spending with heterogeneous agents and use it to compute the distribution of lifetime Medicaid transfers and Medicaid valuations across currently single retirees. (nber.org)