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 2019-07-21 07:33 

The Columbus Dispatch

Capitol Insider | Could US taxpayers really save $5.2 billion a year by dumping PBMs?...

What if every state followed Ohio's lead by eliminating "spread pricing" by Medicaid pharmacy benefit managers?...

 2019-07-21 00:30 

Miami Herald

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans ... Click to Continue...

 2019-07-21 00:30 

ABC News (US)

[ Health ]

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults -- a $27 million cut that is having an impact...

 2019-07-20 23:10 

Washington Post

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults -- a $27 million cut that is having an impact...

 2019-07-20 23:08 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans ... Click to Continue...

 2019-07-20 21:26 

Gainesville Sun

Proposed Florida amendments may bring big changes...

They could increase the minimum wage, ban assault weapons, expand Medicaid, open primary elections to all voters and clarify that only citizens can vote....

 2019-07-20 18:06 

Idaho Statesman

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans ... Click to Continue...

 2019-07-20 18:05 

US News & World Report

Some Alaskans Feeling Pain of Medicaid Dental Cuts...

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults -- a $27 million cut that is having an impact....

 2019-07-20 18:05 

New Haven Register

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults - a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled ...

 2019-07-20 18:05 

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact....

 2019-07-20 17:50 

San Francisco Chronicle

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults - a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled ...

 2019-07-20 17:50 

Washington Times

Some Alaskans feeling pain of Medicaid dental cuts...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults - a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled ...

 2019-07-19 22:36 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Judge dismisses Iowa gender reassignment surgery lawsuit...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A state court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in May challenging a new state law that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding for gender reassignment surgery. Judge David Porter says in an order filed Thursday that the two peopl...

 2019-07-19 21:08 

Reuters

Residents may sue California for shutting them out of their nursing homes - 9th Circuit...

A federal appeals court has concluded that nursing home residents covered by Medicaid have the right to sue when states violate a federal requirement that they provide them a fair mechanism to challenge decisions by homes to discharge them and do not enfo...

 2019-07-19 21:02 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Judge Dismisses Iowa Gender Reassignment Surgery Lawsuit...

The court ruled in March in a different case that the Iowa DHS cannot block Medicaid-paid gender reassignment surgeries....

 2019-07-19 20:38 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Judge dismisses Iowa gender reassignment surgery lawsuit...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in May challenging a new state law that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding...

 2019-07-19 20:37 

San Francisco Chronicle

Judge dismisses Iowa gender reassignment surgery lawsuit...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A state court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in May challenging a new state law that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding for gender reassignment surgery. Judge David Porter says in an order filed Thursday that the two people...

 2019-07-19 20:37 

US News & World Report

Judge Dismisses Iowa Gender Reassignment Surgery Lawsuit...

A state court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in May challenging a new state law that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding for gender reassignment surgery....

 2019-07-19 20:37 

New Haven Register

Judge dismisses Iowa gender reassignment surgery lawsuit...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A state court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in May challenging a new state law that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding for gender reassignment surgery. Judge David Porter says in an order filed Thursday that the two people...

 2019-07-19 20:37 

Washington Times

Judge dismisses Iowa gender reassignment surgery lawsuit...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A state court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed in May challenging a new state law that prohibits the use of Medicaid funding for gender reassignment surgery. Judge David Porter says in an order filed Thursday that the two people...

 2019-07-19 16:20 

WCYB

[ Tri-cities ]

Southwest Virginia doctor and wife plead guilty in prescription fraud case...

A Southwest Virginia doctor and his wife face hundreds of years in prison in a prescription fraud case. Dr. Michael Ford and his wife, Una Faye Ford, both pleaded no contestto seven counts of prescription fraud, seven counts of Medicaid fraud, and distrib...

 2019-07-19 13:54 

KPTV

[ FOX Portland, OR ]

Dispatch center employees for operator of Ride to Care say issues happen with ride orders...

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The FOX 12 Investigators first told you Monday about the transportation program for people on the Oregon Health Plan, the state's version of Medicaid, and how...

 2019-07-19 05:00 

Houston Chronicle

Elder Law: Navigate Medicaid planning with irrevocable trusts...

senior legal tips...

 2019-07-19 02:11 

Alaska Dispatch News

Veto to Medicaid dental coverage leaves some Alaskans without teeth and others likely to lose them, providers say...

"Small problems are going to go untreated until they become big problems, and big problems are going to be dealt with by extraction," said the executive director of the Alaska Dental Society....

 2019-07-18 23:45 

News4Jax WJXT

More meetings possible on disability program redesign...

Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities Director Barbara Palmer is considering holding a second public meeting on a redesign of the Medicaid home- and community-based waiver program known as the iBudget, due to intense interest in the changes....

 2019-07-18 22:10 

WTTE

[ FOX Columbus, OH ]

Governor Mike DeWine vetoed 25 items in budget, said he's not turning back on kids...

Within 12 hours of receiving a final draft of the state budget, Governor Mike DeWine vetoed 25 items affecting Medicaid, health care, school funding, and tobacco sales. He said a main theme for the budget is more opportunities for success for Ohio's k...

 2019-07-18 21:39 

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska hospital group sues Dunleavy administration over Medicaid cuts...

The lawsuit claims the governor illegally created an emergency with his budget vetoes....

 2019-07-18 21:11 

The Columbus Dispatch

DeWine's vetoes on pharmacy benefit manager revamp get mixed reviews...

Many of Gov. Mike DeWine's 25 budget vetoes had to do with sweeping reforms to the pharmacy middlemen serving the state's Medicaid system, but the governor insisted that he remained committed to efforts to overhaul the costly setup blamed for goug...

 2019-07-18 20:15 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

La. offers treatment to more hepatitis C patients than ever before, even as some gaps remain...

Louisiana residents with hepatitis C were able to access a life-saving prescription this week under a state-backed plan that made the costly treatment available to Medicaid patients....

 2019-07-18 20:15 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

La. offers treatment to more hepatitis C patients than ever before, even as some gaps remain...

Louisiana residents with hepatitis C were able to access a life-saving prescription this week under a state-backed plan that made the costly treatment available to Medicaid patients....

 2019-07-18 16:33 

WSHU

Watchdog Group Questions New York's Delayed Medicaid Payment...

A budget watchdog group says New York's budgeters used a sleight of hand to make it seem as though the state was adhering to a legal cap on the growth of health care spending, by shifting a Medicaid payment from last fiscal year to this year....

 2019-07-18 15:31 

News & Observer

Senate Republicans unite against Cooper, say budget is 'hostage' to Medicaid expansion...

North Carolina Senate Republicans are showing a united front opposing Gov. Roy Cooper's call for Medicaid expansion in state budget negotiations and defending Senate leader Phil Berger and other leadership....

 2019-07-18 14:22 

The Columbus Dispatch

Gov. Mike DeWine vetoes PBM changes, money for richer schools...

Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a plan to dump Ohio's current Medicaid pharmacy benefit managers, saying the legislative budget provision restricts his Medicaid department too much.That was one one of 25 vetoes DeWine issued Thursday morning to the budget he ...

 2019-07-18 12:57 

Yahoo News

Reuters Health News Summary...

About 68,500 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2018, compared with about 72,000 the year prior, a 5% decrease, according to the CDC's provisional data. U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program...

 2019-07-18 03:21 

Yahoo News

Parents plead for Nebraska to restore medicaid funding for disabled children...

Nebraskan parents are pleading for funding to help disabled children to be restored....

 2019-07-18 02:09 

WOFL

Changes ahead for developmental disabilities program...
 2019-07-18 00:26 

Arizona Republic

[ Local ]

Medicaid in Arizona adds HIV prevention drug to approved list starting on Oct. 1...

CDC director Robert Redfield was in Phoenix to help raise awareness about HIV prevention and the wider availability of Truvada for PrEP medication....

 2019-07-17 23:54 

Yahoo News

Reuters US Domestic News Summary...

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal. A group of Republ...

 2019-07-17 22:38 

The Courant

State sues occupational therapy company and its owner, who serves on state Medicaid board, for millions in Medicaid overbilling...

A company owned by a member of the state Medicaid oversight council has been sued by the state for allegedly overbilling Medicaid by more than $3 million for occupational and physical therapy for children, Attorney General William Tong's office said W...

 2019-07-17 22:18 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Gateway to Work program changes Medicaid requirements for members...

Starting July 1st, the Gateway to Work program started requiring members to report hours worked in order to receive benefits. It's a way to get able-bodied Hoosiers who are not quite ready to go back to work full-time, find resources to help them get ...

 2019-07-17 22:13 

WTHI

[ Terre Haute ]

Gateway to Work program changes Medicaid requirements for members...

Gateway to Work program changes Medicaid requirements for members...

 2019-07-17 21:55 

One America News Network

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

By Karen Pierog - U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it...

 2019-07-17 21:53 

Reuters

[ US ]

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....

 2019-07-17 21:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's......

 2019-07-17 21:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal ......

 2019-07-17 21:46 

Yahoo News

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

A group of Republican U.S. senators, meanwhile, sought information on whether any safeguards are in place to deter misuse of the island's federal Medicaid dollars. Last week, Angela Avila-Marrero, former executive director of Puerto Rico's Health ...

 2019-07-17 21:45 

US News & World Report

Puerto Rico Faces Tougher Scrutiny Over Federal Medicaid Funding...

By Karen Pierog(Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory......

 2019-07-17 21:45 

Yahoo News

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

A group of Republican U.S. senators, meanwhile, sought information on whether any safeguards are in place to deter misuse of the island's federal Medicaid dollars. Last week, Angela Avila-Marrero, former executive director of Puerto Rico's Health ...

 2019-07-17 21:42 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

Alaska health care association sues State of Alaska over Medicaid rate cuts...

The Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association (ASHNA) has sued the State of Alaska over cuts....

 2019-07-17 21:38 

Reuters

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding...

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