Medicaid

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Name: Medicaid
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Quinn: New controls after Medicaid paid for dead

CHICAGO (AP) - Gov. Pat Quinn promised tighter controls Saturday after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who had already died. The Democratic governor told reporters he's ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Pat Quinn, Medicaid, Chicago
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Obamacare Expands: What You Need to Know

By | More ArticlesOn Tuesday, the CBO issued a report on Obamacare and its reduced (but still substantial, at $1.4 trillion) cost. The report also included some very interesting numbers investors interested in the Obamacare health care mega-trends should ... [Published Motley Fool - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Brownback signs bill saying Medicaid expansion decision rests with Legislature

April 18-- Medicaid won't expand in Kansas anytime soon. But it was amended on the Senate floor to include a provision that requires an act of the Legislature to expand Medicaid, which is possible through the Affordable Care Act. "It doesn't take a position ... [Published Insurance News Net - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 6 reports

Obama on the more than 5 million people left uninsured because states refused to expand Medicaid: "that's wrong"

At yesterday's press conference announcing that enrollment in the Obamacare marketplaces had hit 8 million, President Barack Obama declared victory. "This thing is working," he said, adding that "the repeal debate is and should be over."But he also struck ... [Published Arkansas Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 7 reports

Obamacare is working

_ President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the number of people who have signed up for health care, either through Healthcare.gov or the state exchanges, is 8 million, surpassing the expected enrollment by 1 million.Thirty-five percent of those ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

Texas Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Failed to Meet Performance Standards, Says OIG

HHS' Office of the Inspector General has released the results from its onsite review of the Texas Medicaid Fraud Control Unit that revealed the unit did not meet all of its performance standards by failing to transmit all of its conviction information ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Fraud, Medicaid, Conviction
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 25 reports

Obama: 8 Million ‘Signed Up’ in Marketplace

Rich Daly, HFM Senior Writer/EditorApr. 18 —President Barack Obama said Thursday 8 million people have “signed up” for coverage in the government-run health insurance marketplaces created by his signature healthcare law.The announcement came two days ... [Published Healthcare Financial Management Association - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Parnell signs bill regulating Medicaid payments for abortions

By KTVA CBS 11 News6:50 AM April 18, 2014 Email @KTVAANCHORAGE –Planned Parenthood says it will fight back after Gov. Sean Parnell signed a controversial abortion bill into law this week.With the governor’s signature, Senate Bill 49 becomes law in 90 ... [Published KTVA CBS 11 Anchorage - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 11 reports

Medicaid, welfare to play big in Maine campaigns

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Democrats have fallen short so far in their attempt to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law this year, and Republicans didn't get their wish to overhaul welfare programs, either. But that won't stop them from ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

If states expand Medicaid eligibility, costs will skyrocket

Subscribe to AEI's health emailsArticles and events on health policy. Published approximately twice a month.Key points in this Outlook:Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states have been given the authority to decide whether to expand eligibility to ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 6 reports

OIG: Utah's Medicaid Control Unit Did Not Meet Performance Standards

HHS' Office of the Inspector General has released the results from its onsite review of Utah 's Medicaid Control Unit that revealed the unit was not meeting performance standards.The OIG found the Utah 's control unit failed to meet the Medicaid Fraud ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Medicaid, Fraud, Case File
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 8 reports

2 new signs that Obamacare is working

Two hopeful signs emerged Wednesday that suggest health reform is working.One is that states such as Maryland that expanded Medicaid and opened their own exchanges (albeit with many technical problems in Maryland's case) have seen a higher rate of decline ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"We don't have a whole lot of money in Pennsylvania" Saylor said. "We cannot afford any programs" that will force a tax increase
"We've got a million people in Texas right now, who, under the law could be getting healthcare, many of whom are in the same situations all of you were in, but probably have even less resources to rely on. And the only reason they're not getting it right now is because the Legislature and the Governor failed to act. "
...Pew reports that even a "majority of ACA opponents - representing 30% of the public overall - want politicians to do what they can to make the law work as well as possible, compared with 19% of the public that wants elected officials to do what they can to make it fail."
...wanted to keep and tells you what policy to buy, even if it costs more and even if it restricts your choices of doctors and hospitals," he said. "Republicans believe that freedom and more choices will empower you to find a policy that fits your needs and your budget."

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