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Providers ask: How much pain will per capita caps in Medicaid bring?

Providers ask: How much pain will per capita caps in Medicaid bring?

The end of Medicaid as an entitlement program is coming, providers and political observers say. Now the question is how much will the federal government seek to reduce its spending on the insurance program that covers 70 million people—and how much will senators listen to providers who say that care could ultimately become unattainable for people if the House version of a per capita cap is approved.

Direct Relief and Pfizer donate 1 million doses of naloxone to health providers

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  May 26, 2017

California-based charitable medicine program, Direct Relief, has partnered with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to donate up to 1 million doses of the drug overdose-reversal drug naloxone to free health clinics, community health centers, public health departments and other not-for-profit providers...

5 health IT reactions to the proposed HHS budget cuts

By Alex Kacik and Rachel Z. Arndt  |  May 26, 2017
5 health IT reactions to the proposed HHS budget cuts

President Donald Trump's proposed $4 trillion budget for next year calls for a $15.1 billion reduction for HHS, an approximately 18% spending cut. Those cuts will reverberate across the health IT sector.



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For today's tech-savvy consumers, patient-centric care begins before the patient steps foot in the doctor's office, hospital or clinic. It starts with the prospective patient trawling the web for provider reviews and ratings.

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Indiana Medicaid Director Moser steps down

Joe Moser, a key architect of Indiana's alternative Medicaid expansion program, has stepped down as the state's Medicaid director. Since his appointment in 2013, he oversaw the care of more than 1.5 million Medicaid and CHIP enrollees.

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