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1115 Medicaid Waivers: From Care Delivery Innovations to Work Requirements

http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/explainers/2018/apr/1115-medicaid-waivers#/utm_source=1115-medicaid-waivers-explainer&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=Health%20Coverage

After months of debate, the Medicaid program emerged from efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without major legislative changes. Now, however, the Trump administration is encouraging states to apply for waivers that place new conditions on Medicaid eligibility as well as additional costs on beneficiaries in the form of premiums and copayments at the point of service. 830 more words

Idaho health agencies and EMS join Boise hospitals in national exercise to transport patients with highly infectious disease

BOISE – State, local and national emergency personnel rehearsed moving patients with highly infectious disease in Boise today as part of the largest national preparedness exercise of its kind in U.S. 1,174 more words

Public Health

Boosted Spotlight on Emergency Division Center Coding by CMS, HHS and also DOJ

Although the specialist part of coding for assessment and also Administration solutions (” E&M Services”) has been scrutinized for many years, up until lately, little focus has actually been offered to coding practices for the facility part of these services– consisting of emergency department facility solutions. 146 more words

Health Law

HHS Administration for Community Living: Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education Programs

Overview

Through this funding opportunity, the Administration on Aging (AoA), part of the Administration for Community Living (ACL), plans to award approximately ten cooperative agreements to domestic public or private non-profit entities. 188 more words

HHS

HHS Administration for Community Living: Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program

Overview

Through this funding opportunity, the Administration on Aging (AoA), part of the Administration for Community Living (ACL), plans to award approximately 10 cooperative agreements to domestic public or private non-profit entities. 152 more words

HHS

Update in Texas v. Zinke (federal ICWA case)

Here are the updated filings in the federal ICWA case in Texas:

The federal government filed a motion to dismiss, here.

But THEN, Plaintiffs filed (another) amended complaint– 125 more words

Author: Kate E. Fort