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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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Will the Supreme Court accept the Obamacare subsidy challenge Friday?
By Lisa Schencker | October 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
If the justices agree to take the case, it could introduce an unexpected issue into next Tuesday's elections over the future viability of the healthcare reform law.
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Universal American sees gains from ACOs, finally
By Melanie Evans | October 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Universal American, a publicly traded health insurance company that operates more than two dozen Medicare accountable care organizations, Wednesday reported its first quarterly revenue and profit from the business after nearly three years and an investment of more than $82 million in it.
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Federal judge blocks new HHS workaround for birth-control coverage
By Lisa Schencker | October 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday jumped into the latest round in the legal wrangling over a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provision involving birth-control coverage and how it applies to religious institutions.
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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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WellPoint raises outlook as Medicaid enrollment booms
By Bob Herman | October 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Despite a drop in year-over-year profit, health insurer WellPoint bumped up its earnings guidance for the rest of the year, and Medicaid was a major growth engine.
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Information
A formula to find the uninsured around the country
New York Times | October 29, 2014
Enroll America is an organization with a big job: to find the uninsured around the country and persuade them to sign up for health insurance. It needs a good way to find them. So Enroll, which is financed by charitable foundations, healthcare companies and private individuals, enlisted the help of...
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Vital Signs
HHS contraceptive workaround isn't making either side happy
By Virgil Dickson | October 28, 2014
The controversy about how to provide contraception coverage to women employed by companies that hold religious objections to such coverage was evident in comments filed regarding a proposed HHS workaround that encompassed rules for such companies and for religious organizations. The comment period...
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HCA has solid Q3, downplays benefits from ACA
By Beth Kutscher | October 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
HCA, the country's largest hospital chain by revenue, reported a 41.9% increase in net income in the third quarter on higher revenue, prompting it to raise earnings projections for the full year.
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Rising Medicaid enrollment boosts Centene's profit, revenue
By Bob Herman | October 28, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Centene Corp. registered sizable top- and bottom-line growth in the third quarter. The managed-care company is benefiting directly from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and executives believe profitability will remain high through the rest of this year and beyond.
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