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*  OpenSecrets: Specific Issue
... implementation of Medicaid changes of interest to Medicaid health plans made in the ACA including Medicaid expansion, the ... coordination of benefits with state Medicaid programs; Medicaid prescription drug cost issues affecting Medicaid health plans; ... H.R. 162, Medicaid Integrity Act (Bachmann) - Medicaid health plan audits. H.R. 670, Puerto Rico Medicare Part B Equity Act ( ... H.R. 1853, Medicaid Accountability and Care Act (Cassidy) -federal financing of state Medicaid programs. H.R. 2305, Preventing ...
  http://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/specissue.php?bid=hjres59-113&id=D000021819&year=2013
*  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Releases 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Impact on Radiation Oncology - The ASCO...
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Releases 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Impact on Radiation Oncology. By The ... Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Releases 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Impact on Radiation Oncology ... The final 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule released October 30, 2015, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS ...
  http://www.ascopost.com/issues/november-25-2015/centers-for-medicare-medicaid-services-releases-2016-medicare-physician-fee-schedule-impact-on-radiation-oncology/
*  Health Policy Data Requests - NHIS Health Insurance Coverage Estimates - Table 1
7 The 'Medicaid' category includes persons who reported having Medicaid coverage (1990-2007) or having a Medicaid card (1978- ... Beginning in the third quarter of 2004 a Medicaid probe question was added to reduce potential errors in reporting Medicaid ... Beginning in the third quarter of 2004 a Medicaid probe question was added to reduce potential errors in reporting Medicaid ... 3 A person was defined as uninsured if he or she did not have any private health insurance, Medicare (1976-2007), Medicaid, ...
  https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/health_policy/healthcare_coverage_Table1.htm
*  Public health insurance offsets large losses in private coverage | Economic Policy Institute
While Medicaid provides coverage primarily to poor children and adults, SCHIP was designed to cover uninsured children in ... Public insurance in the form of Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) provided a safety net source ... families with incomes that are modest but too high to qualify for Medicaid. That said, there were still 7.3 million uninsured ...
  http://www.epi.org/publication/public_health_insurance_offsets_large_losses_in_private_coverage/
*  What are my options if my Medicare Advantage Plan is ending at the end of the calendar year and I get Extra Help or Medicaid? -...
What are my options if my Medicare Advantage Plan is ending at the end of the calendar year and I get Extra Help or Medicaid?. ... What are my options if my Medicare Advantage Plan is ending at the end of the calendar year and I get Extra Help or Medicaid? ... You may have gotten Extra Help automatically because you have full Medicaid coverage or have a Medicare Savings Program, that ... Though your Medicare Advantage Plan may be ending, this should not change or disrupt your Medicaid, Medicare Savings Program or ...
  https://www.medicareinteractive.org/get-answers/overview-of-medicare-health-coverage-options/changing-medicare-health-coverage/what-are-my-options-if-my-medicare-advantage-plan-is-ending-at-the-end-of-the-calendar-year-and-i-get-extra-help-or-medicaid
*  Oklahoma uniform application : Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant. :: Documents.OK.Gov
Data on substance abuse services through either the Medicaid or the ODMHSAS system will be reported into the CCP system. ... Data on substance abuse services through either the Medicaid or the ODMHSAS system will be reported into the CCP system. ... The Department expects more consumers to be treated, and additional Medicaid dollars to pay for behavioral health services as a ... The Department expects more consumers to be treated, and additional Medicaid dollars to pay for behavioral health services as a ...
  http://digitalprairie.ok.gov/cdm/compoundobject/collection/stgovpub/id/15230/rec/21
*  Medicaid/CHIP Report Discusses Access to Adults With Disabilities
... and state Medicaid program data, MACPAC reported that access to health care among Medicaid-only enrollees with disabilities is ... the newly implemented increase in Medicaid physician payment for primary care services, the availability of data on Medicaid ... Medicaid/CHIP Report Discusses Access to Adults With Disabilities. Among the conclusions of the June 2013 MACPAC report is that ... The Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) released its ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2013/6/17/MedicaidCHIP/?blogmonth=12&blogday=17&blogyear=2013&blogid=10737418615
*  Medicaid Expansion - Nevada | IRP Poverty Dispatch
Medicaid Expansion - Nevada. Posted on August 30, 2017. by admin High-stakes health-care debate hits Nevada's Medicaid program ... This entry was posted in Economy, Health and tagged Health care costs, Health insurance coverage, Medicaid, Nevada by admin. ... Each of the bills would have repealed at least parts of the Affordable Care Act and affected Medicaid, the federal-state ... More than one-fifth of the state's residents now receive their health insurance through Medicaid…" ...
  https://www.irp.wisc.edu/dispatch/medicaid-expansion-nevada/
*  Medicaid Cuts - California | IRP Poverty Dispatch
Medicaid Cuts - California. Posted on July 1, 2011. by townsend Medi-Cal cuts sought as stimulus funds run out, By Victoria ... It could be a one-two punch for more than 7 million Californians enrolled in Medicaid, known here as Medi-Cal. California ... Medicaid , Michigan , Minimum wage , Minnesota , Missouri , Neighborhoods , New Jersey , New York , New York City , Ohio , ... Medicaid by townsend. Bookmark the permalink. Comments are closed. ...
  https://www.irp.wisc.edu/dispatch/medicaid-cuts-california/
*  Senate OKs Road Cash, Medicaid Expansion Changes
... voted to spend more for winter road maintenance and to adjust the budget to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid. ... Expanding Medicaid to more low-income adults was supposed to occur in January before senators delayed it until April. ... voted to spend more for winter road maintenance and to adjust the budget to account for a delay in the expansion of Medicaid. ... means the state won't save as much money by paying mental health and substance abuse treatment costs with federal Medicaid ...
  http://www.wilx.com/home/headlines/Senate-OKs-Road-Cash-Medicaid-Expansion-Changes-246358731.html
*  Pressure builds as Snyder nears Medicaid decision
Rick Snyder throw his support behind a plan to extend Medicaid coverage to 470,000 Michigan residents without health insurance ... The Medicaid expansion is one more way Obamacare is being foisted on the states. Snyder himself has cited two primary concerns ... The match rate for existing Medicaid participants is 66 percent. To qualify, household income must be below 138 percent of the ... Those lobbying for more Medicaid coverage in Michigan are appealing to the governor s pride in making data-driven decisions. ...
  http://www.dailytribune.com/article/20130206/NEWS03/130209755/pressure-builds-as-snyder-nears-medicaid-decision
*  Senate sends Medicaid bill to hostile House
Tom Corbett to seek federal approval for an expansion of Medicaid eligibility to hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians, ... he believes are necessary in the Medicaid program to make it cost-effective enough to join the Medicaid expansion. "We're ... 1 in an effort to compel expanded Medicaid eligibility in Pennsylvania by July 1, 2014. An expansion is designed to provide ... However, he said he could not predict how the Senate will react if the House strips the Medicaid expansion provision and sends ...
  http://www.dailylocal.com/article/20130701/NEWS03/130709977/senate-sends-medicaid-bill-to-hostile-house
*  State Medicaid Programs | IRP Poverty Dispatch
State Medicaid Programs. Posted on September 1, 2017. by admin *Oregon removes nearly 55,000 people from Medicaid after they ... This entry was posted in Health and tagged Health insurance coverage, Medicaid, States by admin. Bookmark the permalink. ... Matt Mead lamented the $100 million that Wyoming left on the table by choosing not to expand Medicaid, and he expressed concern ... As health care debate simmers, Mead laments lack of Medicaid expansion in Wyoming, By Seth Klamann, August 27, 2017, Casper ...
  https://www.irp.wisc.edu/dispatch/state-medicaid-programs-36/
*  Spiraling Medicaid Costs Putting States in a Bind - latimes
The massive Medicaid insurance program for the poor is dragging states deep into debt as medical costs and enrollments rise and ... Spiraling Medicaid Costs Putting States in a Bind. November 24, 2001,CHARLES ORNSTEIN and SHARON BERNSTEIN , TIMES HEALTH ... The massive Medicaid insurance program for the poor is dragging states deep into debt as medical costs and enrollments rise and ... Medicaid costs have soared with the rising costs of prescription drugs, nursing home care and new health care technologies. Its ...
  http://articles.latimes.com/2001/nov/24/news/mn-7854
*  Surging Costs for Medicaid Ravage State, Federal Budgets - WSJ
To see how Medicaid is devouring state budgets across the country, take a look at Mississippi, where the program is projected ... Surging Costs for Medicaid Ravage State, Federal Budgets. In Mississippi, Governor Sees 'Cancer on Our Finances' Amid $268 ... To see how Medicaid is devouring state budgets across the country, take a look at Mississippi. ... Medicaid is a cancer on our state finances,' says Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, the former head... ...
  https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB110773763704247315
*  How States Are Turning the Tables on Medicaid Abusers
... improper payments in Medicare and Medicaid programs cost $54 billion in 2009. Some were the result of simple mistakes while ... Other states must embrace a new sense of urgency in combating the abuse of our Medicaid and Medicare programs-a problem that is ... The government has a "pay first and ask questions" later policy when it comes to making Medicare and Medicaid payments. This ... For example, just last month, the governor of North Carolina announced a program to run Medicaid claims through software that ...
  https://www.cnbc.com/id/36854113
*  Why not expand Medicaid? - Keith Hennessey
If I expand my Medicaid program to these poor childless adults, I'll have to pay ten cents of state money for each Medicaid ... And since in most cases Medicaid pays providers low payment rates, adding them to Medicaid is a relatively inexpensive way to ... When the ACA was enacted in 2010 CBO estimated that the Medicaid expansions would result in 17 million more Medicaid enrollees ... and then require states to do the same with their Medicaid programs? The Feds have a history of doing this in Medicaid. ...
  https://keithhennessey.com/2012/07/16/why-not-expand-medicaid/
*  Atutu Medicaid reguła stawia pracę na stanów ramionach
Atutowa administracja wododziału decyzja Czwartek pozwolić stany badać pracy wymaganie dla dorosłego Medicaid enrollees iskrzył ... Ale w mowie narodu Medicaid dyrektory w Listopadzie, Verma powiedział dostawianie Medicaid obezwładniający dorosli, byli błędem ... Stephen Miller Medicaid commissioner dla Kentucky powiedział, który otrzymywał władzy Piątek uprawomocniać pracy wymaganie nowa ... Pomimo ich koncernów o zmianie w Medicaid polisie, krytycy plan uznają że ono dotyka tylko ułamek narodu sumaryczną rekrutację ...
  https://www.news-medical.net/news/20180112/3960/Polish.aspx
*  Final Rule Establishes Matching Rates for Medicaid Beneficiaries
... The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a ... rates for certain Medicaid beneficiaries in states. This rule codifies the increased FMAP rates that will be applicable ... of the gap between the regular Medicaid FMAP and the increased "newly eligible" FMAP. In 2019 and beyond, the expansion state ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2013/2/20/Exchanges/?blogid=10737418615&id=10737430062
*  New Summary: Proposals Affecting Medicaid and CHIP Beneficiaries
... the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recommends that states define the habilitative services category under Medicaid ... New Summary: Proposals Affecting Medicaid and CHIP Beneficiaries. APTA provides a comprehensive summary of a recently proposed ... rule that has significant importance to the new Medicaid expansion population who must be offered essential health benefits ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2013/2/1/MedicaidSummary/?blogmonth=4&blogday=1&blogyear=2013&blogid=10737418615
*  CMS Publishes Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors Final Rule
... On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ... States also must coordinate with other contractors that are auditing Medicaid providers. The regulations take effect January 1 ... released a final rule on Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) that provides states guidance related to federal/state ... funding of state start-up, operation, and maintenance costs of Medicaid RACs. The final rule also includes payment methodology ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2011/9/19/RACFinalRule/?blogid=10737418615&category=Membership%20Matters
*  How Trumpcare Would Affect Medicaid and Why That Matters
Trying to placate GOP-governed states that expanded Medicaid while shedding federal responsibility for indigent health care has ... How Trumpcare Would Affect Medicaid and Why That Matters Share on Facebook Tweet this Story Top Stories. * Andrew Sullivan: The ... How Trumpcare Would Affect Medicaid and Why That's Dividing Republicans. By Ed Kilgore. Share. * Share ... Indeed, many conservatives have long viewed Medicaid "reforms" like a per capita cap as a way station to dumping the whole mess ...
  http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/03/trumpcare-offers-states-short-term-money-for-long-term-cuts.html