*  Psych Watch: Anchorage Doctor Sentenced to 3 ½ years for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid and Tampering with Physical Evidence
Ghosh to repay $605,000 in restitution to Medicaid. After release, Dr. Ghosh will be on probation for 10 years, and there will ... The Alaska Department of Law, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, announced today that 40-year-old Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh was sentenced ... Anchorage Doctor Sentenced to 3 ½ years for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid and Tampering with Physical Evidence ... The MFCU is responsible for investigating and prosecuting Medicaid fraud and abuse, neglect or financial exploitations of ...
  http://psychwatch.blogspot.com/2015/07/anchorage-psychiatrist-sentenced-to.html
*  Oregon Health Insurance | Consumer information guide and state resources for insurance | EINSURANCE
You may also be entitled to certain state and federal programs such as Medicaid, CHIP or Medicare. ... Oregon Health Plan - Medicaid - http://www.oregon.gov/oha/healthplan/pages/apply.aspx ...
  https://www.einsurance.com/insurance-guide/oregon/health-insurance/
*  Anna Eshoo floats wig bill for alopecia sufferers - Political Blotter
Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, who today introduced the Alopecia Areata Medicaid Improvement and Parity Act to improve Medicaid ... She says H.R. 1142 will improve Medicaid coverage for those with the disease by reimbursing for one hair prosthesis - a custom- ... That said, this seems like the kind of thing which could spark debate over what Medicaid should and shouldn't cover. ... "That said, this seems like the kind of thing which could spark debate over what Medicaid should and shouldn't cover." ...
  http://www.ibabuzz.com/politics/2009/02/24/anna-eshoo-floats-wig-bill-for-alopecia-sufferers/
*  Uncertain outlook for pediatric dental benefits in a post-ACA world | Association of Health Care Journalists
Beyond the ACA and Medicaid, there are additional questions. Oral health advocates wonder what might become of:. *An evolving ... Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, asked Price if he agreed with a recent recommendation from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment ... Some adults also gained at least limited dental benefits under state Medicaid expansions. As with children's access, the future ... Millions of children also became entitled to public dental coverage through Medicaid expansion under the ACA. President Barack ...
  https://healthjournalism.org/blog/2017/03/uncertain-outlook-for-pediatric-dental-benefits-in-a-post-aca-world/
*  Digest of opinions, 06/2013, v.49 no.2 :: Documents.OK.Gov
63 O.S.2011, §§ 5030.1(F), 5030.5(C). 3. The Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board must follow the requirements of 63 O.S.2011 ... 63 O.S.2011, §§ 5030.1(F), 5030.5(C). 3. The Medicaid Drug Utilization Review Board must follow the requirements of 63 O.S.2011 ... 63 O.S.2011, § 5030.1(A). The Medicaid Drug Utilization Board recommends the placement of drugs or drugs classes on prior ... 63 O.S.2011, § 5030.1(A). The Medicaid Drug Utilization Board recommends the placement of drugs or drugs classes on prior ...
  http://www.digitalprairie.ok.gov/cdm/compoundobject/collection/stgovpub/id/248716/rec/31
*  IJERPH | Free Full-Text | Prediction of Unmet Primary Care Needs for the Medically Vulnerable Post-Disaster: An Interrupted...
The results showed Medicaid beneficiaries in the directly impacted service area experienced improved access to primary care in ... to quantify the impact of the disaster on unmet primary care need in Medicaid beneficiaries. ... to quantify the impact of the disaster on unmet primary care need in Medicaid beneficiaries. The results showed Medicaid ...
  http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/9/10/3384
*  Issue Brief No. 137
Insurance Coverage & Costs Costs The Uninsured Private Coverage Employer Sponsored Individual Public Coverage Medicare Medicaid ... In many cases, people likely gained private coverage through a spouse or public coverage through Medicaid or other sources. ...
  http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1251/?words=au55
*  Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Speaks to Lieutenant Governors Across the Country about KanCare | governor.kansas.gov
"KanCare has met one of its principal goals-that of controlling Medicaid costs by emphasizing health, prevention and early ... "In 2011 when I took office, the growth rate of our Medicaid expenditures was not fiscally sustainable. Implementing KanCare ... Medicaid managed care program, KanCare, which has saved the state over a billion dollars in health-care costs while expanding ... allowed us to focus on Medicaid beneficiaries' holistic needs, significantly improving care and treatment while curtailing ...
  https://governor.kansas.gov/lieutenant-governor-jeff-colyer-m-d-speaks-to-lieutenant-governors-across-the-country-about-kancare/
*  Using Medicaid claims to construct dental service market areas.
OBJECTIVE: To use Medicaid claims data to construct patient origin-based market areas for dental services and compare ... PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Medicaid claims data, when combined with provider licensure files, can be used to construct market areas ... STUDY DESIGN: A visit-level file was created from the Medicaid claims data and aggregated by provider practice county and ... Using Medicaid claims to construct dental service market areas.. M L Mayer ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC1089072/
*  OpenSecrets: Specific Issue
HR 1 ARRA (increase in FMAP and moratorium on Medicaid Regulations). HR 2 SCHIP, HR 904/S 547 (Medicaid drug rebates). HR 684/S ... HR 904/S 547 (Medicaid drug rebates) HR 684/S. 330 (to establish government-run PDP) S. 266 (government run negotiation of drug ... HR 904/S 547 (Medicaid drug rebates) HR 684/S. 330 (to establish government-run PDP) S. 266 (government run negotiation of drug ... HR 904/S 547 (Medicaid drug rebates) HR 684/S. 330 (to establish government-run PDP) S. 266 (government run negotiation of drug ...
  http://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/specissue.php?bid=hr904-111&id=D000000296&year=2009
*  Health Bulletin Board: Agencies offer free insurance help
Two local agencies are teaming up to help people apply for Medicaid or new insurance plans available through the federal Health ... as well as the Medicaid program.Open enrollment began Oct. 1 and continues through March 31 for the new Health Insurance ...
  https://www.ohio.com/akron/business/health-bulletin-board-agencies-offer-free-insurance-help?comments=y
*  Medicaid to cover medicine for overdoses | KRQE News 13
The state Medicaid program will now cover the cost of a medicine used to reverse drug overdoses. Centennial Care will cover ... Medicaid to cover medicine for overdoses. By Kim Vallez Published: June 18, 2014, 1:16 pm. ... ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The state Medicaid program will now cover the cost of a medicine used to reverse drug overdoses. ...
  http://krqe.com/2014/06/18/medicaid-to-cover-medicine-for-overdoses/
*  CMS Releases Proposed Stage 2 "Meaningful Use" Regulations for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records Incentive...
... the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published proposed regulations (Proposed Regulations) outlining the Stage ... Calculation of Medicaid Patient Volume. To qualify for Medicaid EHR incentive payments, EPs and hospitals must meet Medicaid or ... This is similar to the ability of Medicaid EPs to aggregate Medicaid patient volumes at a group or clinic level, and reflects ... Prior to the Extenders Act, Medicaid EPs who wanted to participate in the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program were required to ...
  https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/cms-releases-proposed-stage-2-meaningfu-45329/
*  Indiana Introduces Companion Animal Sterilization Fund - Smiley Dog | Healthy Pet Food | Free Seattle Area Delivery
... providers who furnish spay or neutering services on a dog or a cat owned by a Medicaid recipient at no charge to the Medicaid ...
  http://smileydog.com/indiana-introduces-companion-animal-sterilization-fund/
*  Does Medicaid Make People Healthier? | WAMC
There was no way to compare a random group of Medicaid patients to a similar group of people who lacked Medicaid. And so, for ... Now that she's on Medicaid, she says she has a doctor she sees regularly. Her blood pressure's under control. Having Medicaid, ... Now that she's on Medicaid, she has a doctor she sees regularly. Her blood pressure's under control. Having Medicaid, she says ... People on Medicaid were far less likely to have to borrow money or to have a Medical bill sent to a collection agency. They ...
  http://wamc.org/post/does-medicaid-make-people-healthier
*  The Medicaid charade explained | Arkansas Blog
The Medicaid charade explained Posted By Max Brantley on Tue, May 2, 2017 at 11:35 AM These are perilous times for the working ... Obamacare and Medicaid expansion were a savior. They flushed a billion federal dollars into the state treasury and the economy ... The special Medicaid session is happening because the legislature since 2008, then under the leadership of Gov. Beebe, began ... Federal law does not permit the state to lop people below 138 percent of poverty off Medicaid, but everyone is sure the Trump ...
  https://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2017/05/02/the-medicaid-charade-explained
*  Medicaid Family Physicians: Book Online Instantly
Family Physicians that take Medicaid, See Reviews and Book Online Instantly. It's free! All appointment times are guaranteed by ...
  https://www.zocdoc.com/family-physicians/medicaid-358m
*  OHCA - Medicaid Programs
SoonerCare Traditional provides coverage for members who qualify for Medicaid and are institutionalized, in state or tribal ... is a preventive health care package for children age 20 or younger enrolled in Oklahoma Medicaid. more » ...
  https://www.okhca.org/individuals.aspx?id=94&menu=42
*  States pour money into Medicaid - Jun. 2, 2011
Governors have proposed spending $15.9 billion more on Medicaid in fiscal 2012, according to a survey released Thursday by the ... more of their money on Medicaid as enrollment rises and federal stimulus funds dry up. ... But that funding is now ending, leaving states to shoulder their Medicaid burden alone. This is forcing states to cut provider ... NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- States are gearing up to spend nearly 19% more of their money on Medicaid as enrollment rises and ...
  http://money.cnn.com/2011/06/02/news/economy/state_revenues_nga/index.htm
*  New Study: Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion Will Exacerbate Doctor Shortages
The Center for Studying Health System Change has just put out a new study on Medicaid's physician access problems. Peter ... Indeed, a major reason why Medicaid beneficiaries fared so poorly in the UVa surgical outcomes study is that Medicaid patients ... Indeed, a major reason why Medicaid beneficiaries fared so poorly in the UVa surgical outcomes study is that Medicaid patients ... increased Medicaid reimbursement was going to get a lot more doctors to jump in and be willing to take on new Medicaid patients ...
  https://www.forbes.com/sites/aroy/2011/03/17/new-study-obamacares-medicaid-expansion-will-exacerbate-doctor-shortages/?commentId=comment_blogAndPostId/blog/comment/1314-1034-698
*  Medicare, Medicaid And Long-Term Care: Your Questions Answered
Here is what Medicare and Medicaid do and don't cover for long-term care costs. You may be surprised and may want to plot a ... Medicaid and Long-Term Care. Unlike Medicare, Medicaid covers many more types of long-term care costs for people 65 or older ( ... Medicaid and Long-Term Care. Unlike Medicare, Medicaid covers many more types of long-term care costs for people 65 or older ( ... What Medicaid won't pay for: your rent, mortgage, utilities or food. "And Medicaid won't cover getting help with chores or ...
  https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2017/11/21/medicare-medicaid-and-long-term-care-your-questions-answered/
*  Patients on Medicaid - pg.2 | allnurses
... but I would appreciate some feedback on taking care of young to middle-aged adults who are on medicaid. It seems that so many ( ... Here is my experience with medicaid pts.. Yes, some of them can be rude and obnoxious--I agree. But remember that medicaid is a ... are you serious?, first of all medicaid does not mean cash, medicaid is health insurance, everyone should be entitled to, I am ... I was on Medicaid when I gave birth to my daughter. And my daughter was on WIC afdter having all three of my grandchildren. I ...
  http://allnurses.com/nurse-colleague-patient/patients-on-medicaid-246050-page2.html
*  Medicaid - Wikipedia
CMS, Medicaid and Medicare Summaries CMS, Medicaid General Information CMS. "A Profile of Medicaid: Chartbook 2000" (PDF). ... Reports regarding Medicaid "Medicaid Research" and "Medicaid Primer" from Georgetown University Center for Children and ... Medicaid is a program that is not solely funded at the federal level. States provide up to half of the funding for the Medicaid ... 9,032). Medicaid super-utilizers were more likely than other Medicaid patients to be male and to be aged 45-64 years. Common ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicaid
*  Medicaid waiver - Wikipedia
Medicaid Waiver programs help provide services to people who would otherwise be in an institution, nursing home, or hospital to ... Prior to 1991, the Federal Medicaid program paid for services only if a person lived in an institution. The approval of Federal ... "Waivers". Medicaid.gov. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Retrieved January 10, 2014. http://medicaidwaiver.org/. ... States can apply for program flexibility to test new or existing approaches to financing and delivering Medicaid and CHIP. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicaid_waiver