Medicaid

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States that deny anti-psychotics to the poor have lots of mentally ill people behind bars

About a decade ago, Medicaid programs were struggling to keep up with skyrocketing prescription drugs costs. Between 1997 and 2002, drug spending in the program for low-income Americans grew by about 20 percent annually, hitting $23.7 billion in 2010 ... [Published VOX.com - 21 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Employees or Insiders at Substance Abuse Treatment Centers Could be Eligible for Reward from Recent Settlement

Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128932Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140721/128933The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "Alcohol and drug treatment is gigantic business in the US. Because so many people don't have insurance ... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Today @NCCapitol: No budget agreement in sight

More on this@NCCapitol Wrap - July 21, 2014By @NCCapitol StaffGood morning and welcome to Today @NCCapitol for Tuesday, July 22. Here's what's going on at the legislature and around state government today.THE BUDGET:  The denizens of Jones Street ... [Published WRAL - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Arkansas Weighs Plan To Make Some Medicaid Enrollees Fund Savings Accounts

If all goes according to plan, next year many Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries will be required to make monthly contributions to so-called Health Independence Accounts. Those that don't may have to pay more of the cost of their medical services, and in ... [Published Kaiser Health News - 5 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Lawton counselor pleads no contest to fraud

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said a Lawton drug and alcohol counselor has pleaded no contest to Medicaid fraud and identity theft charges. Subscribe Login Already a paid subscriber but not registered for online access yet? For instructions on ... [Published Oklahoma Journal Record - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

A health reform framework: Breaking out of the Medicaid model

A primary aim of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to expand insurance coverage, especially among households with lower incomes. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that about one-third of the additional insurance coverage ... [Published American Enterprise Institute - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

State Trying to Fix Broken Medicaid System

Governor Pat McCrory was in Greensboro to sell his idea of permanently fixing the state's Medicaid system.Governor Pat McCrory was in Greensboro to sell his idea of permanently fixing the state's Medicaid system. (Photo: WFMY News 2)Governor Pat McCrory ... [Published WFMY News 2 - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

John Bel Edwards says he would fund higher education, accept Medicaid expansion

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The election for Louisiana’s next governor will be held in 15 months. On Monday, candidate Louisiana State Representative John Bel Edwards made his intentions clear before reporters.He is the only Democrat, so far, in the 2015 ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Ohio seeks $98.6 million Obamacare grant to save billions in Medicare/Medicaid spending

Ohio has applied for $98.6 million over four years under an Affordable Care Act program to kickstart innovations the state Office of Health Transformation says will improve public health while building up a five-year savings of $126 billion to Medicaid ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

El Paso sees rise in Medicaid/CHIP signups

- 11:18pmEl Paso (KDBC) —  It has been nine months since the rollout of the Affordable Care Act.El Paso County is seeing a rise in Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, applicants, even though Texas republicans decided not to expand ... [Published KDBC Channel 4 - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Hospitals See Troubles In Red States That Snubbed Obamacare's Medicaid Deal

While record numbers of Americans sign up for the larger Medicaid health insurance program for the poor, financial issues are emerging for medical care providers in the two dozen states that didn't go along with the expansion under the . Reports out in ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

CHIP expansion exceeds goal, also brings in kids covered by Medicaid

HELENA – While the debate rages over whether Montana should expand Medicaid to cover low-income adults, a dramatic expansion of Medicaid and a related government health plan has already happened – to cover children.It’s called Healthy Montana Kids, the ... [Published Missoulian - Jul 20 2014]

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...this suggests there may be a link between underfunded mental health systems, criminal activity and cost-shifting onto the prison system," he says.   "It's probably not all about prior authorization, but could be the larger mental health spending picture."
"That’s not to minimize the significance of the court’s decision today," writes Bagley. "It lends plausibility to the challengers’ arguments, gives momentum to the litigation—and increases the odds that millions of Americans won’t be able to afford health insurance."
As Dr. Hoyle so aptly said, "To become a fully functioning ACO, an organization must be able to address both sides of the ACO ‘coin’: quality improvement and cost control." Care coordinators have the capacity to address both concerns
"Given the challenges of moving additional spending proposals through Congress, solutions at the federal level may continue to be elusive" Massa said. "More action at the state level is critical."

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Employees or Insiders at Substance Abuse Treatm... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - 2 hours ago]
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Here Are the 5 Worst States for a Child’s Well-... [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
A new annual report on kids’ well-being finds that child poverty rates are rising across the country, with nearly a quarter of American children living in families below the poverty line. The KIDS COUNT Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation ...
Twelve Inexpensive Strategies for Saving on Med... [Published The Simple Dollar - 1 hour ago]
According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the average American incurs $9,807.50 in medical expenses each year. Let me repeat that: according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the average American incurs $9,807.50 ...
Inversion or Perversion? [Published The Moderate Voice - 2 hours ago]
The house is on fire and the occupants are eating dinner and not paying attention. While our tax base is being whittled away by large American corporations, members of Congress are twiddling their thumbs and doing nothing. The willingness of Congress ...
Wonkbook: How the border crisis has drastically... [Published Ezra Klein - 2 hours ago]
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Bad Business Fee [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - 2 hours ago]
Should businesses who pay atrocious wages, just offloading the responsibility to keep people fed and clothed onto the state, be taxed to make up for it? Can you name the worst job you’ve ever had? For Cliff Martin, that’s not an easy question. All ...
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Supreme Court Breakfast Table [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 30 2014]
Virginia’s Ugly Fight Over Medicaid Expansion [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 09 2014]
Quacking All the Way to the Bank [Published Slate Magazine - Jun 03 2014]
Why Terry McAuliffe Should Expand Medicaid [Published Slate Magazine - May 02 2014]
Virginia Is Broken [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
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ACAView Report Shows Medicaid Gap Widening Unde... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 14 2014]
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