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*  Part B vs Part D: Navigating Medicare Drug Coverage | Piper Report
2. For dual eligibles, Medicaid may cover drugs not covered by Part D. State Medicaid programs must cover if drug is covered ... An expert on Medicaid, Medicare, and health reform, Kip Piper, MA, FACHE, is a consultant, speaker, and writer. Kip Piper ... An expert on Medicaid, Medicare, and health reform, Kip Piper, MA, FACHE, is a consultant, speaker, and writer. Kip Piper ... With 30 years' experience, Kip is a senior consultant with Sellers Dorsey, top specialists in Medicaid finance and policy. Kip ...
  http://piperreport.com/blog/2006/02/03/part_b_vs_part_1/
*  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
*  Sources of Health Insurance and Characteristics of the Uninsured: Analysis of the March 2000 Current Population Survey | EBRI
Some of the decline can be attributed to expansions in Medicaid and S-CHIP, but it appears that expansions in employment-based ... Twenty-five million Americans participated in the Medicaid program, and 6.5 million received their health insurance through the ... The percentage of nonelderly Americans covered by Medicaid and other government-sponsored health insurance coverage did not ...
  https://www.ebri.org/publications/ib/index.cfm?fa=ibDisp&content_id=143
*  Public Email: Medicaid Expansion
Subject: Medicaid Expansion. Date: Thu Feb 27 01:23:48 MST 2014. Body: You represent us and our neighbors in the Utah ... Please listen to reason and vote to Expand Medicaid with our hard-earned federal tax dollars! A Utah solution can be a ... that emotions will keep some Representatives from making the fiscally responsible and compassionate decision to expand Medicaid ...
  http://le.utah.gov/publicweb/SANPED/PublicWeb/38112/38112.html
*  Medicaid Archives - Washington Free Beacon
Report: Skyrocketing Medicaid Enrollment Leading to Increased Government Dependency. Number of able-bodied adults on Medicaid ... Medicaid Kimmel Attacks GOP for Putting CHIP Funding on Back Burner While Negotiating Tax Plan. BY: Katelyn Caralle ... State Medicaid Adviser Says Graham-Cassidy Bill Will Stabilize Marketplace. Sen. Graham says bill will give states flexibility ... A state Medicaid adviser told lawmakers on Monday that the Graham-Cassidy bill to replace Obamacare would stabilize the health ...
  http://freebeacon.com/tag/medicaid/
*  Federal Register :: Medicaid Program; Prescription Drugs
... pertaining to prescription drugs under the Medicaid program. The DRA requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to ... non-Medicaid expansion programs should be treated. Like the Medicaid program, SCHIP non-Medicaid expansion programs do not ... Medicaid Program; Prescription Drugs. A Proposed Rule by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on 12/22/2006. ... Medicaid has used this definition since the start of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program and Medicare Part B also adopted it in ...
  https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2006/12/22/06-9792/medicaid-program-prescription-drugs
*  Florida Medicaid privatization underway statewide - Washington Times
... recipients around the state are transitioning into managed care under Florida's massive overhaul to privatize its Medicaid ... Under Medicaid privatization, the state gives insurance companies a set amount of money each month (between $300 and $428 a ... Medicaid privatization has also been politically factious as federal health officials had to approve the state's request, a ... Other states have privatized their Medicaid program but the Sunshine State is one of the first to enroll the more vulnerable ...
  https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jul/2/florida-medicaid-privatization-underway-statewide/
*  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
*  What is Medicaid? - Ultimate Guide to Retirement
Medicaid is a health insurance program for certain low-income individuals and their families. The program is run jointly by the ... People 65 years of age or older who meet the income and asset limits for their state are eligible for Medicaid. Your state is ... To find out more about Medicaid and your state's eligibility requirements, go here. ...
  http://money.cnn.com/retirement/guide/insurance_health.moneymag/index20.htm
*  NY's Medicaid Covering Post-birth Contraceptives
Federal funding covers 80 to 90 percent of the cost of the devices for Medicaid recipients in New York, Zucker said. The state ... She said the devices covered under the state's Medicaid program are 99 percent effective, last 3 to 10 years, can be removed ... The state, which this spring became one of a few covering intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants through its Medicaid ... The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights opposes the Medicaid contraceptive coverage, saying in an email Thursday ...
  https://www.newsmax.com/us/us-medicaid-contraception-ny/2014/07/17/id/583399/
*  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
*  Oregon Medicaid health experiment - Wikipedia
But it didn't show that Medicaid harms people, or that the ACA is a failure, or that anything supporters of Medicaid have said ... "What Oregon Really Told Us About Medicaid". The New Republic. Retrieved May 14, 2013. "Oregon Medicaid report raises more ... medicaid&_r=0 Richard Kronick and Andrew B. Bindman, "Protecting Finances and Improving Access to Care with Medicaid", The New ... Having Medicaid reduces your likelihood of facing medical expenses that exceed 30 percent of your income by 80 percent. This ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Medicaid_health_experiment