The history of federal health care is a tale of the hazards of presenting changes to consumers who might not want them. Take the 1989 Medicare law. The New York Times reports.» Read More
NEW YORK, June 30- About 550,000 people in Oregon do not have health insurance, and Aaron Karjala is confident the state's new online insurance exchange will be able to accommodate them when enrollment under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform begins on Oct. 1.
WASHINGTON, June 27- The biggest operator of Blue Cross Blue Shield health plans is teaming up with the largest U.S. Spanish-language media network to explain Obamacare to Hispanics in California, New York, Colorado and Georgia.
#1: Despite modest improvements, Medicaid continues to underperform. As it has for the past several years, Medicaid continues to underperform on key metrics such as Days in Accounts Receivable, which measures the average number of days it takes a practice to collect on payments.
June 26- Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, is no fan of President Barack Obama's health reform law.
WASHINGTON, June 19- A day after the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, U.S. lawmakers introduced bipartisan bills in the Senate and House of Representatives that would require Medicare to cover more obesity treatment costs.
WASHINGTON, June 14- In the final months leading up to the launch of the key piece of President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, the administration is preparing a public-education campaign designed to connect directly with the audience most critical for the law's success.
MCLEAN, Va., June 11, 2013-- In December 2012, Cognosante, LLC was awarded a four year contract to serve as the Independent Verification& Validation Contractor for the State of Indiana's Enterprise Medicaid System.
The new regulations— implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the beginning of the year— will become mandatory July 1, 2013. After that date, all PTs, OTs and SLPs must use a series of special codes to complete functional limitation reporting for Medicare patients at designated intervals.
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.
Q1 revenue of $45.1 M and Adjusted EBITDA of $4.4 M, in line with previously announced ranges Profit Optimization Q1 revenue reflects both sequential and year-over-year growth Recovery Audit Services– Americas Q1 gross margin percentage increased over Q1 2012 despite revenue challenges, reflecting ongoing impact of the Service Delivery Model Redesign program Awaiting results of bid for Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services Medicare Part A/B Recovery Audit Contractor Program.
PHILADELPHIA, April 15, 2013-- AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, a national leader in Medicaid managed care and other health care solutions for the underserved, today announced that it has chosen AmeriHealth Caritas as its new company name. "
The Company's preliminary review of all electronic requisitions submitted by the account during the time when the plaintiff was assigned at that office to be a phlebotomist reveals no apparent Medicare or other billing issues.
HMO stocks jumped on decisions on 2013 Medicare rates, but is this all roses? CNBC's Scott Cohn and Ipsita Smolinski, offer insight.
HMO stocks jumped on decisions on 2013 Medicare rates, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Health insurance stocks like Humana broke out sharply on Monday after the CMS increased the Medicare Advantage rate. The FMHR traders and Steve Grasso discuss how to play these stocks. Also, whether to get cautious on news the Dow has set a new intraday high in 12 of the past 20 trading sessions, with Jason Pride, Glenmede.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs explains how a change in budget calculations sent some health insurance shares higher.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs explains why the government's new program for Medicare and Medicaid has sent some insurers soaring.
Sarah James, Wedbush Securities analyst, reveals her outlook on health care companies, after a recent report indicates an estimated growth rate of 3.3% for insurers.
Following intense lobbying from the health insurance industry and members of Congress, the U.S. government said it will increase the payment rate for health insurers that offer coverage through the popular Medicare Advantage program.
Enrollment season for Medicare Advantage plans and Obama's health reform plan is six months away. One big question is how many people will show up to be insured, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.