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UnitedHealth to expand exchange presence as profits dip
By Paul Demko | April 17, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest insurer, plans to expand its presence in the state and federal exchange marketplaces in 2015.
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Uninsured rate drops faster in states friendly to Obamacare
By Paul Demko | April 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
States that have embraced the federal healthcare law are seeing significantly sharper reductions in the rate of individuals lacking health insurance than are states that are not implementing key provisions of the law, according to a Gallup survey.
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Price transparency needed from all stakeholders, HFMA task force says
By Rachel Landen | April 16, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Hospitals and health plans should serve as front-line resources on healthcare price information for patients who want to make more informed decisions about their healthcare. But government and employers should also help consumers understand healthcare prices, according to a report released today by...
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Reform Update: Pharmacists call for delay on new Medicaid generic reimbursement rates
By Virgil Dickson | April 15, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Pharmacists and drug manufacturers are pushing the CMS for a one-year transition period before states attempt to implement a new formula mandated under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that will significantly trim Medicaid reimbursement rates for generic drugs.
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Feds extend funds to Fla. hospitals for one more year
By Associated Press | April 15, 2014
Federal health officials have agreed to funnel $2 billion to Florida hospitals and providers that serve uninsured patients for another year.
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ACA cost estimate cut by $104B over next decade
By Paul Demko | April 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Obamacare is expected to cost $104 billion less than previously anticipated for the period 2015-24, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office. That's in part because premiums on plans purchased through the state and federal exchanges are expected to be lower than prior...
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N.Y. gets final terms for $8B Medicaid waiver
By Associated Press | April 14, 2014
New York and federal officials report final agreement allowing the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospital overhauls and expand primary medical care over the next five years.
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AP Analysis: Questions linger about La. hospital deals
By Melinda Deslatte / Associated Press | April 13, 2014
A year after Gov. Bobby Jindal started turning over the operations of Louisiana's university-run hospital system to outside companies, lawmakers are complaining that they have unanswered questions about the deals.
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25% of Colorado foster kids on psychotropic drugs
By Associated Press | April 13, 2014
A University of Colorado analysis found that more than 25% of Colorado's foster children in 2012 were prescribed psychotropic drugs and that about half of the children who were taking antipsychotic drugs were for "off-label" reasons not approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration.
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Obamacare under attack as conservatives eye 2016
By Associated Press | April 13, 2014
Republicans eyeing the 2016 White House race battered President Barack Obama's healthcare law and nicked each other Saturday, auditioning before a high-profile gathering of conservatives that some political veterans said marked the campaign's unofficial start.
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