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 2018-09-20 11:00 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

Christiana Care defrauded taxpayers with 'kickback scheme,' suit says...

Christiana Care's former compliance boss is suing the hospital system claiming it funneled Medicaid payments to doctors in exchange for referrals....

 2018-09-20 03:59 

WAVY.com

[ Norfolk ]

Kaine, Stewart take the stage in community forum...

Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican Corey Stewart took the stage separately for a forum, answering questions on everything from Medicaid to affordable housing....

 2018-09-20 00:02 

Idaho Statesman

Records: Medicaid vendors also contributed to Iowa Democrats...

The head of the Iowa Democratic Party has criticized Gov. Kim Reynolds for taking campaign contributions from a company that provides Medicaid services under the state's privatized health care system, ... Click to Continue...

 2018-09-20 00:02 

Miami Herald

Records: Medicaid vendors also contributed to Iowa Democrats...

The head of the Iowa Democratic Party has criticized Gov. Kim Reynolds for taking campaign contributions from a company that provides Medicaid services under the state's privatized health care system, ... Click to Continue...

 2018-09-20 00:02 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Records: Medicaid vendors also contributed to Iowa Democrats...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Democratic Party has criticized Gov. Kim Reynolds for taking campaign contributions from a company that...

 2018-09-20 00:01 

US News & World Report

Records: Medicaid Vendors Also Contributed to Iowa Democrats...

Despite criticism by Democrats of Gov. Kim Reynolds for taking campaign contributions from a company that provides Medicaid services, records show two Democratic leaders also accepted money from such companies....

 2018-09-19 23:57 

The Hill

Overnight Health Care: Advocates press Trump on Maine Medicaid expansion | Trump awards $1B in grants to fight opioids | Idaho pushes to allow non-ObamaCare plans...

Welcome to Wednesday's Overnight Health Care....

 2018-09-19 23:55 

Washington Times

Medicaid expansion on ballots across U.S. in midterm vote...

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Florida, says the state has left some 700,000 poor residents without health coverage by refusing to sign up for Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid. He has vowed to take the money if he wins elect...

 2018-09-19 21:18 

Savannah Morning News

Flu shots in Chatham County on the way...

The Chatham County Health Department will begin offering flu vaccine on Monday, Sept. 24.Regular flu shots are $29 and high-dose flu shots made especially to protect those 65 and older are $55. Cash, checks, credit cards, most major insurances, Medicaid, ...

 2018-09-19 19:53 

Raw Story

Alexander Hamilton was obsessed with the threat a presidency like Trump's poses for America...

Presidential economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested to the Economic Club of New York that, after the elections, Republicans will target "spending" on Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid with "reforms" (cuts) to help pay for the massiv...

 2018-09-19 16:54 

The Hill

Supporters urge Trump officials to approve Medicaid expansion in Maine...

Voters in Maine approved Medicaid expansion last year....

 2018-09-19 16:04 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Studies suggests lack of healthcare affects students...

Proposition 2 is placed on the ballot for 2018. The initiative addresses the Medicaid gap, for those who don't have medical insurance. 62 thousand Idahoans who earn too much to qualify for......

 2018-09-19 15:23 

Maryland Daily Record

Maryland computing firm lands $44.7M federal contract...

An Ellicott City computing company has a contract worth up to $44.7 million with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services....

 2018-09-19 14:32 

WSYM

[ Lansing ]

U of M Study: Healthy Michigan Boosts Financial Health of Working Families...

As this week marks the 5th anniversary since Healthy Michigan was signed into law, a new study from the University of Michigan is detailing how getting healthcare under Medicaid......

 2018-09-19 13:41 

KHGI

[ Lincoln, NE ]

Woman accused of Medicaid overbilling must pay restitution...

A Lincoln woman accused of overbilling Medicaid for services she provided an ailing client has been told to pay back the money. Lancaster County District Court records say 56-year-old Debra Dukes was sentenced Monday to five years of probation, fined $2,4...

 2018-09-19 13:32 

US News & World Report

Woman Accused of Medicaid Overbilling Must Pay Restitution...

A Lincoln woman accused of overbilling Medicaid for services she provided an ailing client has been told to pay back the money....

 2018-09-19 13:32 

Washington Times

Woman accused of Medicaid overbilling must pay restitution...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Lincoln woman accused of overbilling Medicaid for services she provided an ailing client has been told to pay back the money. Lancaster County District Court records say 56-year-old Debra Dukes was sentenced Monday to five years of ...

 2018-09-19 11:45 

The Advocate

Crescent City Healthy Living for Sept. 19, 2018...

UNDERSTANDING MEDICARE AND MEDICAID: A free workshop will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 18, at the Faith Presbyterian Church, 2525 Apollo Ave., Harvey, by the nonprofit Be Well — Come Together organization. Vickie Dufrene, of the Louisiana Department o...

 2018-09-19 05:00 

Idaho Statesman

Letters to the editor: Kavanaugh, Botanical Garden, Medicaid expansion, Kendra Kenyon, screen time, Janice McGeachin, Trump...

Brett Kavanaugh I just don't understand how the same senators, who claim to love this country, that didn't allow President Obama's nomination of a judge to the same court, can ... Click to Continue...

 2018-09-19 04:00 

Washington Examiner

Stop maligning Medicaid...

In a recent Washington Examiner post, Sally Pipes painted a biased, inaccurate, and incomplete picture of the Medicaid program and its expansion....

 2018-09-18 22:01 

WTNH

Psychologist charged with defrauding Medicaid of $79,000...

A Connecticut psychologist has been charged with stealing nearly $80,000 from the Medicaid program by billing for hundreds of services that were never performed....

 2018-09-18 21:48 

The Hill

Overnight Health Care: Senators target surprise medical bills | Group looks to allow Medicaid funds for substance abuse programs | FDA launches anti-vaping campaign for teens...

Welcome to Tuesday's Overnight Health Care....

 2018-09-18 21:19 

Denver Post

Republican Walker Stapleton says health care plans as governor would focus on mental health access, cost-cutting...

Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton outlined health care proposals Tuesday that would seek to better integrate mental health services, rein in Medicaid spending and allow for lower-cost insurance plans....

 2018-09-18 20:21 

cleveland.com

State panel OKs Ohio Medicaid's plan for drug treatment workers with convictions...

The Ohio Department of Medicaid has a new rule that would prohibit or delay prohibit some recovering addicts from working in addiction treatment centers. The mental health community is concerned about the rule, saying former addicts are valuable in treatm...

 2018-09-18 20:09 

The Hill

Bipartisan group wants to lift Medicaid restriction on substance abuse treatment...

A bipartisan group of senators want Congress' final opioids package to lift a decades-old restriction on Medicaid funding for substance abuse treatment....

 2018-09-18 20:05 

Orlando Sentinel

Clearwater doctor loses license after violating Florida's controlled substance law...

A Clearwater doctor has pleaded guilty to one count of health-care fraud and has agreed to surrender her DEA registration number, her Florida medical license and to a permanent exclusion from Medicare and Medicaid programs, according to the justice depart...

 2018-09-18 18:58 

News4Jax WJXT

Florida Medicaid patients face changes in health plans...

About 600,000 low-income patients will be assigned to new Medicaid managed-care plans in the coming months after the state ended contracts with their existing plans....

 2018-09-18 18:20 

US News & World Report

Psychologist Charged With Defrauding Medicaid of $79,000...

State authorities say a Connecticut psychologist stole nearly $80,000 from the state's Medicaid program....

 2018-09-18 16:00 

Deseret News

Letter: We need to protect Medicaid...

Medicaid is a great program, and for many Utahns, the only way they can get the mental health services....

 2018-09-18 15:04 

McPherson Sentinel

Report: Lack of Medicaid expansion hurts Kansans...

Advocates for Medicaid expansion released a new study Monday on the plight of low-income Kansans, angling to inject new data into policy discussion ahead of November elections.The study by Harvard researchers, sponsored by REACH Healthcare Foundation and ...

 2018-09-18 14:03 

The Hill

Beto O'Rourke calls for Texas to expand Medicaid...

Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) on Monday called for the state of Texas to expand Medicaid....

 2018-09-18 11:33 

Fox St. Louis

Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit against Illinois abortion funding...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - An Illinois appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed to stop a law that'll expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions....

 2018-09-18 02:42 

Idaho Statesman

Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit against abortion funding...

An Illinois appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed to stop a law that'll expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions. A three-judge panel ... Click to Continue...

 2018-09-18 02:42 

US News & World Report

Court Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Abortion Funding...

An Illinois appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed to stop a law that'll expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions....

 2018-09-18 02:42 

Washington Times

Court upholds dismissal of lawsuit against abortion funding...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois appellate court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed to stop a law that'll expand Medicaid and state-employee group health insurance to cover abortions. A three-judge panel of the Fourth District Appellate C...

 2018-09-18 01:16 

The Columbus Dispatch

Funding fix sought for Dayton center for drug-exposed babies...

The Ohio Department of Medicaid says it is working on a proposal to the federal government to allow the health-insurance program to cover some of the care at Brigid's Path, the state's only standalone recovery center for drug-exposed infants.The n...

 2018-09-17 23:05 

The Courant

Darien Doctor Accused Of Stealing Nearly $5 Million From Medicaid Pleads Guilty...

Investigators found Ramil Mansourov, 49, charged Medicaid $4,994,027 for home, office and nursing home visits that never occurred and sent some of the stolen funds to a bank in Switzerland....

 2018-09-17 21:57 

KGAN

[ CBS Cedar Rapids ]

Gov. Reynolds targeted over campaign donation from Medicaid company...

The Iowa Democratic Party is attacking Governor Kim Reynolds for accepting a campaign contribution from a company tasked with running the state's Medicaid system that serves poor and disabled Iowans....

 2018-09-17 21:57 

KPTM

[ Omaha ]

Gov. Reynolds targeted over campaign donation from Medicaid company...

The Iowa Democratic Party is attacking Governor Kim Reynolds for accepting a campaign contribution from a company tasked with running the state's Medicaid system that serves poor and disabled Iowans....

 2018-09-17 21:57 

KMEG

[ Sioux City ]

Gov. Reynolds targeted over campaign donation from Medicaid company...

The Iowa Democratic Party is attacking Governor Kim Reynolds for accepting a campaign contribution from a company tasked with running the state's Medicaid system that serves poor and disabled Iowans....

 2018-09-17 20:48 

ctpost.com

Newtown psychologist charged with Medicaid fraud...

BRIDGEPORT - A Newtown psychologist has been charged with bilking Medicaid out of thousands of dollars for services she never performed.Jeannie Pasacreta,61, of Abbey Lane, Newtown, was arrested Monday by inspectors from the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in...

 2018-09-17 19:40 

The Courant

Newtown Psychologist Charged With Stealing Nearly $80,000 From Medicaid...

A Newtown psychologist stole nearly $80,000 from Medicaid by billing the state for counseling sessions that never occurred, the state charges....

 2018-09-17 19:13 

US News & World Report

Reynolds Faulted for Medicaid Vendor Campaign Donations...

Iowa Democrats are accusing Gov. Kim Reynolds of a "pay for play" arrangement by accepting campaign contributions from a company that provides Medicaid services under Iowa's privatized health care program for poor and disabled resident....

 2018-09-17 19:13 

New Haven Register

Reynolds faulted for Medicaid vendor campaign donations...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa Democrats are accusing Gov. Kim Reynolds of a...

 2018-09-17 18:03 

The Tennessean

Bredesen uses Blackburn's previous statements praising former governor in new digital ad...

The ad features several videos of Blackburn speaking about the state's Medicaid program and Bredesen....

 2018-09-17 14:00 

News Journal

[ Wilmington, DE ]

This ACO saved Medicare $5.6 million. Here's why that's a 'big deal'...

In 2017, Aledade became the first Delaware accountable care organizations to meet its savings goal set by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid....

 2018-09-17 04:00 

Times Free Press

Democrat Dean contrasts his support of Medicaid expansion in race with GOP's Lee...

Democrat Karl Dean is running his first comparative television ad in his general contest with Republican Bill Lee in which Dean contrasts his support for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee against Lee's opposition....

 2018-09-17 04:00 

EurekAlert

Medicaid expansion boosted the financial health of low-income Michigan residents...

Low-income Michigan residents who enrolled in a new state health insurance plan didn't just get coverage for their health needs -- many also got a boost in their financial health, according to a new study. People who gained coverage under the state...

 2018-09-17 02:40 

KMSS

[ Shreveport ]

New statistics released on Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirements...

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) has closed 4,353 cases of Arkansas Works Medicaid coverage because those individuals did not report activities under the new work and community......

 2018-09-15 19:00 

Markets Insider

Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care Applauds Passage of Medicaid Improvement Measures...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- David J. Totaro, Chairman of the Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care (PMHC), issued the following statement on the House Energy & Commerce Committee passage of H.R. 3891 and H.R. 5306, two bipartisan.....

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