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Here Comes Another Paul Ryan Budget

Here Comes Another Paul Ryan Budget

        Another year and another budget by Congressman Paul Ryan with the usual cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, Food Stamps & Student Loans to create tax cuts for the wealthy 1% to enhance his presidential ambitions. 27 more words

Unemployment

North Carolina could use Sec 1331 of the ACA with the federal exchange

My white paper on health reform in North Carolina suggested that the state should run its own health exchange, move ahead with the Basic Health Plan option under section 1331 of the ACA, and expand insurance coverage via a “private” option using the section 1331 vehicle. 282 more words

Health Policy

Gov. Quinn Promises Tighter Controls After Medicaid Paid For Dead People

(CBS) – Governor Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead. 139 more words

News

Cut-Off Date for MDS Transmission for Preliminary CMI Listing Report

April 15, 2014 is the deadline for MDS transmission for the Preliminary CMI Listing Report for the first quarter of 2014.

Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo. 673 more words

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California Health Report: The Waiting Room: L.A. County’s Medi-Cal Backlog

By Jessica Portner

As the deluge of applications for Medi-Cal continues to flood into Covered California, local health advocacy groups and providers throughout Los Angeles County say the sizable enrollment backlog is delaying health care services for needy residents. 268 more words

Seniors

The Sacramento Bee: Hospitals pour money into California ballot campaign

In less than three months, healthcare networks and individual hospitals have pumped more than $51 million into a proposed ballot measure meant to lock up revenue from a Legislature-approved fee on acute-care hospitals. 166 more words

Seniors