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California Healthline: Judge Rules on Medi-Cal Backlog Suit, Orders State To Adhere to 45-Day Deadline

by David Gorn

On Thursday, an Alameda County Superior Court judge issued a preliminary injunction requiring the state to adhere to a 45-day limit for processing Medi-Cal applications. 127 more words

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Modern Healthcare: Medicaid pay bump helps beneficiaries get appointments

By Virgil Dickson  

Increased Medicaid reimbursement for primary-care services to match Medicare rates led to an increased appointments for Medicaid patients, a new study finds. … 103 more words

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JAMA Forum: Medicaid at 25: Time for a Major Overhaul

It’s understandable that attention is heavily focused these days on imagining alternative futures for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after the US Supreme Court renders its decision in King v Burwell, expected this June. 1,097 more words

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The Hill: Medicaid expansion is next top healthcare challenge, advocates say

By Sarah Ferris 

Medicaid expansion in two dozen states remains one of the biggest hurdles to guaranteeing healthcare coverage after the rollout of ObamaCare, according to a new report from Families USA. 89 more words

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Modern Healthcare: Justices appear split on lawsuits over low Medicaid rates

By Lisa Schencker 

Some U.S. Supreme Court justices are skeptical, based on questions they posed Tuesday, that healthcare providers should be allowed to sue state… 92 more words

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California Healthline: Budget Proposal 'A Good Starting Point'

by David Gorn

“This budget proposal, it’s a great start,” said Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), chair of the Assembly Committee on Budget after Gov. Jerry Brown (D) released… 143 more words

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