*  Health Care Reform: What the Supreme Court's Decision on the Affordable Care Act Means for Employers: Honigman Business Law Firm
Medicaid funding if they elected not to participate) had always been part of Medicaid. This minority also emphasized that the ... Medicaid Expansion and Congress' Spending Authority - So far the ACA has remained intact, and the vexing issue of what can or ... A few states have said they will not participate in this expanded Medicaid program and it is not clear how many of the 26 ... Congress likely assumed that those who made less than 133% of the FPL would be covered under Medicaid, and so it provided for ...
  https://www.honigman.com/firm-newsroom-alerts-What-the-Supreme-Courts-Decision-on-the-Affordable-Care-Act-Means-for-Employers-07-17-2012.html
*  Indiana GOP Governor Proposes Medicaid Expansion Using HSAs - The Commonwealth Fund
Health Centers Seek Staff Amid Medicaid Expansion Indiana GOP Governor Proposes Medicaid Expansion Using HSAs HHS Plans ... Medicaid experts are keeping a close watch on whether other states, especially those led by Republicans, follow Indiana's lead ... Under the proposal, Indiana residents who are eligible for Medicaid would be enrolled in an account to pay for medical costs. ... Mike Pence of Indiana recently proposed an expansion of Medicaid that would have some consumers contribute to the cost of their ...
  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/washington-health-policy-in-review/2014/may/may-19-2014/indiana-gop-governor-proposes-medicaid-expansion-using-hsas
*  HHS Issues FAQs on Exchanges, Market Reforms, and Medicaid
... Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... released an FAQ document on state health insurance Exchanges, other market reforms, and Medicaid expansion. The document ... reiterates that there is no deadline for a state to declare to the federal government its intention to participate in Medicaid ...
  http://www.apta.org/PTinMotion/NewsNow/2012/12/11/2013/HHSFAQs/?blogmonth=1&blogday=14&blogyear=2013&blogid=10737418615
*  2015-04-16-PQRS - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Medicaid Services. 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 7500 Security ... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. ... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU(s) for this program. CEU will be ...
  https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2015-04-16-PQRS.html?DLPage=1&DLEntries=100&DLSort=0&DLSortDir=descending
*  Chapter 409 Section 975 - 2015 Florida Statutes - The Florida Senate
... including Medicaid; how the individual component Medicaid appropriations impact the rates Florida's Medicaid managed care ... a) Plans must include all providers in the region that are classified by the agency as essential Medicaid providers, unless the ... The agency, at a minimum, shall determine which providers in the following categories are essential Medicaid providers:. 1. ... If this act, or any portion of this act, including the document titled 'Medicaid Hospital Funding Programs,' or any portion ...
  http://www.flsenate.gov/laws/statutes/2015/409.975
*  Reforming the Medicaid Disproportionate-Share Hospital Program
Aaron McKethan, S. Lawrence Kocot and other experts discuss linking Medicaid DSH spending to state-level Medicaid enrollment or ... Congress is considering redirecting federal spending on the Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital (DSH) program to help pay ... In this paper, we propose linking federal Medicaid DSH funding to state-level Medicaid enrollment or uninsured populations, or ... Reforming the Medicaid Disproportionate-Share Hospital Program. S. Lawrence Kocot, Aaron McKethan, Nadia Nguyen, and Benjamin E ...
  https://www.brookings.edu/articles/reforming-the-medicaid-disproportionate-share-hospital-program/
*  GOP unlikely to expand Missouri's Medicaid | The Kansas City Star
By expanding Medicaid, the number of uninsured people would go down, and thus there would be less need for that funding, Dillon ... But rejecting federal Medicaid dollars will likely result in a substantial financial hit for hospitals around the state, Dillon ... GOP unlikely to expand Missouri's Medicaid Here's how much Missouri Republicans oppose Obamacare. GOP lawmakers are reluctant ... The federal health care law, known as the Affordable Care Act, calls for an expansion of Medicaid to cover millions of low- ...
  http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article311397/GOP-unlikely-to-expand-Missouri%E2%80%99s-Medicaid.html
*  Sine Die! - Georgians for a Healthy Future
Shifting Medicaid to either a traditional or per capita block grant structure would result in cuts to services and ... SR 349 urged the U.S. Congress to block grant funding for Georgia's Medicaid program and indigent care needs, while HR 182 ... SB 4 would have established a task force charged with examining the current mental health landscape in Georgia, how Medicaid ... Check out GHF's block grant fact sheet for more information about the dangers of restructuring the Medicaid program. While ...
  http://healthyfuturega.org/2017/04/03/sine-die/
*  Kentucky: Cabinet for Health and Family Services - Dentist (Group) Provider Letters
General Medicaid Provider Letter regarding Overpayaments (2/21/11). General Provider Letter #A-82 - 5010 Implementation (11/10/ ... Provider Letter # A-75 - Updated Implementation Date of New Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) in Kentucky (04/27/07 ... Provider Letter # A-79 - Medicaid Claims Payment Cycle - Upcoming Changes Effective April 04, 2008 (03/14/08) ... Provider Letter # A-71 - Implementation of New Medicaid Management Information System in Kentucky (12/14/06) ...
  http://chfs.ky.gov/dms/61.htm
*  Analyst questions Maine Medicaid report - Washington Times
A national health care analyst is questioning a study of Medicaid expansion commissioned by the LePage administration, ... Paul LePage has cited the study to recommend that lawmakers reject expansion of the state Medicaid program because it would add ... PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A national health care analyst is questioning a study of Medicaid expansion commissioned by the LePage ...
  https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jan/21/analyst-questions-maine-medicaid-report/
*  Health leader announces Medicaid milestone - InsuranceNewsNet
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator Seema Verma announced during a visit to Utah. Medicaid enrollment ... Anyone targeted by the Medicaid expansion waiver approved this month became eligible as of Monday to be reimbursed by the ... in federal Medicaid as well as $30 million. from the state level. Those who were made newly eligible for Medicaid are Utahns ... Medicaid enrollment itself has been available to an additional 4,000 to 6,000 of some of Utah's. very poorest since Nov. 1 ...
  https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/health-leader-announces-medicaid-milestone
*  Ohio seeks to overhaul Medicaid eligibility system
Ohio is closer to replacing an outdated computer system that's known for rejecting eligible people from the Medicaid program ... Ohio Medicaid Director John McCarthy said most who fill out the online applications would find out quickly whether they're ... The move comes as the governor says he plans to expand the Medicaid program to cover more low-income people under President ... The state also is bracing for 230,000 eligible Ohioans to sign up for Medicaid once the federal law requires most people to ...
  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ohio-seeks-overhaul-medicaid-eligibility-153958962.html
*  Childhood Obesity and the Medicaid Squeeze
As every governor knows, the growth in Medicaid spending is one of the major threats to states' fiscal sustainability. Medicaid ... The cost of Medicaid now exceeds that of K-12 education as the largest area of state spending and is beginning to squeeze out ... Getting Medicaid spending under control might seem to be a hopeless goal, but it isn't hopeless at all. The single most ... Poor kids are more likely to be obese and more likely to be on Medicaid, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes among children, ...
  http://www.governing.com/gov-institute/col-childhood-obesity-rates-medicaid.html
*  Arizona to tax hospitals to pay for Medicaid
... surprised almost everyone when she announced last week that she not only plans to push for an expansion of the state's Medicaid ... The law expanded Medicaid to cover low-income people making up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, or about $15,400 a ... The Medicaid expansion is intended to cover about half of the 30 million uninsured people expected to eventually gain coverage ... The idea is already used to fund some Medicaid plans in 39 states, but none have tapped it to pay for the federal expansion and ...
  https://www.yahoo.com/news/arizona-tax-hospitals-pay-medicaid-182836804.html?.tsrc=samsungwn&ref=gs
*  Expanding Medicaid increases ER trips, study says
Medicaid patients go to the emergency room much more frequently, The Washington Post reported Thursday. ... Medicaid is a federal-state health insurance program for the needy, aged, blind and disabled and for low-income families with ... Under the health overhaul that President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010, states have the option to extend Medicaid to ... With financial barriers removed, Medicaid patients go to the emergency room much more frequently, The Washington Post reported ...
  https://www.cnbc.com/2014/01/02/expanding-medicaid-increases-er-trips-study-says.html
*  How the Medicaid expansion can help states
... and how it ties in with the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. ... and how it ties in with the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.Jul.21.2012 ...
  http://www.msnbc.com/melissa-harris-perry/watch/how-the-medicaid-expansion-can-help-states-44142147994
*  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
*  Medicaid coverage gap - Wikipedia
In states that have not expanded Medicaid, eligibility requirements for Medicaid are limited to parents making 44% or less of ... In the United States, the Medicaid coverage gap refers to the group of uninsured people (in states that have opted out of the ... On November 1, 2015, an episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver dedicated its main segment to discussing the Medicaid ... "Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision, as of July 7, 2016". Kaiser Family Foundation. August 3, 2016. Gunn ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicaid_coverage_gap
*  Florida Medicaid waiver - Wikipedia
The HCBS/DD medicaid waiver program helps cover the cost for things that regular medicaid does not pay for. The HCBS Waiver ... Florida has several Medicaid Waiver Programs. Medicaid Waiver Programs allow recipients to 'waive' institutionalization and ... Florida Medicaid is "The Payer of Last Resort". The rate for support coordination was reduced in 2011. The highest rate paid ... Prior to Medicaid Waiver Programs,{1991} many people who had disabilities were served in nursing homes or institutions. The ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_Medicaid_waiver
*  2010 Medicaid fraud - Wikipedia
The 2010 Medicaid fraud was a case of Medicaid fraud carried out by an Armenian-American organized crime group called the ... According to officials, about $35 million of the bills claimed by the network was paid out by Medicaid already. A total of 118 ... A scandal surfaced involving a case to defraud the Medicaid and other healthcare programs such as Medicare. With an estimated ... operating and filing false claims to defraud Medicaid from five fake clinics in Brunswick, Savannah and Macon such as " ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Medicaid_fraud
*  Medicaid estate recovery - Wikipedia
Medicaid Estate Recovery at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services PPACA Q&A at FactCheck.org "Medicaid Estate Recovery ... The Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP) is a process initiated by U.S. state governments for recovering payments they made ... under the Medicaid program to program beneficiaries. The government recovers the sum of payments from the estate at the time of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicaid_estate_recovery
*  Medicaid managed care - Wikipedia
Medicaid managed care Medicaid and additional services in the United States through an arrangement between a state Medicaid ... www.medicaid.gov/Medicaid-CHIP-Program-Information/By-Topics/Data-and-Systems/Downloads/2011-Medicaid-MC-Enrollment-Report.pdf ... Currently, managed care is the most common health care delivery system in Medicaid. In 2007, nearly two-thirds of all Medicaid ... Of those, 147 were Medicaid-focused health plans that specialize in serving the unique needs of Medicaid and other public ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicaid_managed_care
*  Katie Beckett Medicaid waiver - Wikipedia
Least restrictive environment Medicaid waiver Medicaid Home and Home and Community-Based Services Waivers Olmstead v. L.C. ... A Katie Beckett waiver or TEFRA waiver is a Medicaid waiver concerning the income eligibility for home-based Medicaid services ... Katie Beckett waivers allow Medicaid to cover medical services for children in the home, regardless of the parents' income, in ... After the age of nineteen, people with disabilities can transition to Medicaid Home and Home and Community-Based Services ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katie_Beckett_Medicaid_waiver