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Podcast Q&A: Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear on Medicaid, reform
Modern Healthcare | October 29, 2014
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear discusses how Medicaid expansion has affected local hospitals, what Democrats need to do to improve public perceptions about the healthcare law and the potential impact of Republicans winning control of the U.S. Senate.
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Magazine
Q&A: Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear on Medicaid, reform
Modern Healthcare | October 29, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear discusses how Medicaid expansion has affected local hospitals, what Democrats need to do to improve public perceptions about the healthcare law and the potential impact of Republicans winning control of the U.S. Senate.
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News
Justice Department sues New York City, CSC over Medicaid claims
By Lisa Schencker | October 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The federal government alleges the City of New York and Computer Sciences Corp. orchestrated fraudulent billing schemes that generated millions of dollars in false Medicaid claims paid to the city.
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Coming Medicaid plan rules will set new access standards
By Virgil Dickson | October 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
CMS officials say they're on track for a January 2015 release of sweeping new Medicaid managed-care regulations intended to ensure that beneficiaries get timely access to care and better integration of services.
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Vital Signs
Tillis reverses course on N.C. Medicaid expansion
By Paul Demko | October 26, 2014
Thom Tillis left little doubt about his opposition to expanding Medicaid in North Carolina during a hard fought Republican primary. The state House Speaker ran an ad boasting of his efforts to block expansion to households with incomes up to 138% of the federal poverty threshold.
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Medicaid expansion's fate may hang on governors' races
By Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The outcome of gubernatorial elections in 15 states could have a pivotal impact on healthcare for millions of people in those states, with the fate of Medicaid expansion and the Obamacare exchanges hanging in the balance.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, Q3 reform winner
Modern Healthcare | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Republican GOP governor, who's trailing in the polls in his re-election contest, received CMS approval Aug. 28 for his Medicaid expansion plan.
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Magazine
Providers and plans target big push to boost Medicaid enrollment
By Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
One of Obamacare's biggest success stories this year was that millions of previously uninsured Americans got coverage through the law's expansion of Medicaid to low-income adults.
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Medicaid managers seek ways to pay for costly specialty drugs
By Virgil Dickson | October 25, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Medicaid managed-care plan operators are looking for a way to pay for high-priced specialty drugs such as Sovaldi and Harvoni, the $1,000-per-pill treatments approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat hepatitis C.
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Vital Signs
Medicaid managed-care enrollment expected to soar
By Virgil Dickson | October 23, 2014
Thanks to Medicaid expansion and a greater push from some conservative states looking to reduce healthcare costs, enrollment of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries in managed care will increase by 13.5 million by 2016, according to a new report from consulting firm...
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