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Kansas extending ban on expansion of Medicaid
By Associated Press | April 19, 2014
Gov. Sam Brownback has indefinitely extended a ban on expanding Medicaid in Kansas under the federal healthcare overhaul.
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Coalition urges CMS to promptly set new ICD-10 deadline
By Joseph Conn | April 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A coalition of healthcare organizations has called on the head of the CMS to quickly adopt a new compliance date for the nationwide adoption of the ICD-10 diagnostic and procedural codes.
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Tax credit extension sought to aid rural providers
By Beth Kutscher | April 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Advocates are trying to persuade Congress to permanently extend a tax incentive program that helps small and rural healthcare providers obtain financing for building and expansion projects.
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Keep CHIP until exchange problems are fixed, MACPAC asks
By Virgil Dickson | April 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Children's Health Insurance Program should come to an end, but not before fixes to private insurance options are made to ensure no child loses coverage, members of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission said Friday after two days of deliberations.
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Blumenthal's takeaway from ONC: Be careful what you wish for
By Joseph Conn | April 11, 2014
The tenure of Dr. David Blumenthal as the third leader of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS from 2009 into 2011 exemplifies the adage, “Be careful what you wish for.”
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House defeats bipartisan fix to 'Obamacare'
By Associated Press | April 09, 2014
The House on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan fix to the Affordable Care Act that would exempt U.S. health plans sold to expatriate workers from having to comply with the law's mandates.
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Kansas Legislature extends ban on Medicaid expansion
By Associated Press | April 05, 2014
The Republican-dominated Kansas Legislature has passed a bill to keep a ban in place indefinitely on expanding the state's Medicaid program under the federal healthcare overhaul.
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Reform Update: Vulnerable Dems wary of trumpeting ACA on campaign trail
By Catherine Hollander | April 04, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Even as President Barack Obama this week celebrated surpassing the milestone of 7 million Americans enrolled in health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, congressional Democrats will still be wary of championing the law's accomplishments in their mid-term election runs.
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New law will give New York NPs more freedom from doctors
By Syracuse.com (N.Y.) | April 02, 2014
Nurse practitioners in New York will be able to operate more independently of doctors under a bill slated to become law as part of the state budget enacted this week.
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ICD-10 delay puts pressure on CMS for answers
By Joe Carlson and Andis Robeznieks | April 01, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A new law that delays national implementation of the next-generation medical coding system known as ICD-10 has focused intense attention on the CMS to provide clarity for how hospitals, doctors and insurance companies should move forward.
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