News tagged with medicaid
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(AP)—Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration has scrapped plans to shutter the state's Medicaid hospice program in February, meaning the state will continue to provide end-of-life care to people on their death beds ...
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—There's another quirk in the federal health care law.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Family physicians who see Medicaid patients and are entitled to enhanced payment will get their pay, although it is likely to be delayed.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The quality of pediatric hospital care is associated with whether the patients have severe and chronic conditions, not the financial resources of the hospital, according to a study published ...
Pediatrics Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—As the California Legislature prepares to consider bills relating to implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and expanding Medicaid, the state has the opportunity to significantly increase health insurance ...
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Roughly half of all black and Hispanic patients who enter publicly funded alcohol treatment programs do not complete treatment, compared to 62 percent of white patients, according to a new study from a team of researchers ...
Addiction Jan 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The decision by several states not to expand Medicaid health insurance for the poor may create unintended cuts for hospitals that provide uncompensated care, according to a study by John Graves, Ph.D., a Vanderbilt policy ...
Health Dec 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The Obama administration says Republican-led states must commit to fully expanding their Medicaid programs to take advantage of generous funding in the federal health care law.
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with sickle cell disease rely more on the emergency room as they move from pediatric to adult health care, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Healthpoint Ltd. and DFB Pharmaceuticals will pay up to $48 million to settle allegations that Healthpoint marketed a prescription skin ointment without approval from federal regulators.
Medications Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
As lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle look for ways to reduce federal spending in the coming weeks Medicaid may emerge as a prime target, according to a new analysis by Professor Sara Rosenbaum, JD, the Harold ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The more states spend on home-delivered meals under the Older Americans Act, the more likely they are to help people who don't need nursing home care to stay in their homes, according to a newly published ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—U.S. federal and state policies are at a "tipping point" in terms of winning the war against smoking, according to an American Lung Association report.
Addiction Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP)—A new report says states can receive more than $9 in federal money for every dollar they spend to cover low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) indicates that full implementation of the Affordable Care Act would expand health insurance coverage for more ...
Cancer Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0