PORTSMOUTH, N.H., May 17, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- Michaeline Daboul, President& CEO of MMIS, Inc., announced Monday that MediSpend ® is fully compliant with the final Physician Ownership, Research, and General Payments templates released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on May 7, 2013..
WASHINGTON, May 16- The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to repeal President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law on Thursday in a symbolic move aimed as much at healing internal Republican rifts as demonstrating dogged party opposition to "Obamacare."
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2013-- The National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics will return this July for its fourth massive free medical clinic in New Orleans, LA since 2009. This event highlights the continued need for increased access to medical care as the Affordable Care Act is implemented and as many states, including Louisiana, decide not to expand Medicaid.
RESTON, Va.---- MAXIMUS, a leading provider of government services worldwide, announced that Bruce Caswell, President and General Manager of Health Services, will be a featured panelist at a Brookings Institution forum on the organizational challenges of implementing the Affordable Care Act.
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 16, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that Pennsylvania was awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to design a state healthcare innovation plan. Pennsylvania currently has the fourth highest healthcare expenditures in the nation.
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas, May 15, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- Effective July 1, CCS Medical, a leading provider of home delivery medical equipment and supplies, will be one of only 18 Medicare mail order suppliers providing diabetic testing supplies nationwide.
WASHINGTON, May 15- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Marilyn Tavenner, a former nurse and hospital company executive, as the first full-fledged administrator for the Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs since 2006.. Medicare program and Medicaid are also on the firing line for potential deficit reduction.
WASHINGTON, May 15- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Marilyn Tavenner, a former nurse and hospital company executive, as the first full-fledged administrator for the Medicare and Medicaid healthcare programs since 2006..
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Today, the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association filed suit against HHS/ Medicare in the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking relief from the unfair and unauthorized actions of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, primarily via actions of its RAC auditors and DME MACs relating to physician documentation requirements.
HONOLULU-- The latest version of the U.S. Senate immigration reform bill restores Medicaid eligibility to migrants from three Pacific island nations in Micronesia. In exchange, the U.S. military controls extensive strategic land and water in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and China.
JACKSON, Miss.-- Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature say they're working on proposals to keep Medicaid alive and funded in the budget year that starts July 1.
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare today thanked a bipartisan group of Pennsylvania legislators for requesting that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services extend the grants provided in the Medicare Coordinated Care Demonstration beyond the current expiration date of June 2013.
Senate President Andy Biggs said the 10 bills will move through the Appropriations Committee and should reach the Senate floor on Thursday. The bills don't include Medicaid expansion, which is expected to be tacked on as a floor amendment.
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- The nation's leading organization of dentists today announced a nationwide campaign aimed at boldly addressing the dental health crisis in the U.S.
WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- A bi-partisan group of House members have filed legislation that would prevent the expansion of the Medicare bidding process for home medical equipment and replace it with a more effective procurement system, one that would provide quality goods and services to Medicare beneficiaries and slow job losses in the industry, says the American Association for Homecare..
A new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said 25 million people who currently lack insurance will obtain coverage through subsidized marketplaces or an expanded Medicaid program over the coming decade, down from a February CBO estimate of 27 million people.
DENVER-- An expansion of Medicaid eligibility that's expected to add 160,000 adults to public health care assistance in Colorado was signed into law Monday. Kevin Lundberg, of Berthoud. Colorado will be on the hook "down the road for Medicaid dollars we don't have," he said.
MIAMI-- Hospitals nationwide could lose half a billion dollars in federal funding for uninsured patients next year under the national health overhaul _ a loss that will hit especially hard in states that decided against expanding Medicaid coverage.
OKLAHOMA CITY-- A consulting firm hired by Oklahoma to help answer the question of how to insure 200,000 people without health coverage told the state's Medicaid board Thursday that an existing program could be used to build a broader system by 2015..
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and SCHENECTADY, N.Y., May 10, 2013/ PRNewswire/-- MVP Health Care ® and Hudson Health Plan announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Hudson, a Tarrytown- based Medicaid managed care organization, will join the MVP family of companies.