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Red states find there’s no free pass on Medicaid changes

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/388689-red-states-find-theres-no-free-pass-on-medicaid-changes-from-trump

Red states are getting a reality check from the Trump administration in just how conservative they can remake their Medicaid programs.

Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rejected a request from Kansas to limit Medicaid eligibility to just three years. 710 more words

Aetna whistle-blower put on leave after accusing CVS Caremark of $1B billing scheme

https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/legal-regulatory-issues/aetna-whistle-blower-put-on-leave-after-accusing-cvs-caremark-of-1b-billing-scheme.html

Aenta’s former chief Medicare actuary was placed on administrative leave after filing a whistle-blower lawsuit alleging pharmacy benefits manager CVS Caremark overbilled Medicaid and Medicare for prescription drugs, according to  195 more words

Unemployment Exemption Gone From Medicaid Bill

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The sponsor of proposed Medicaid work requirements said Monday that lawmakers are removing a provision to exempt recipients who live in Michigan counties with high unemployment, saying it would have been too difficult to administer and denying allegations of racism. 685 more words

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Real Money for Fake Women's Clinics

Funneling money to fake women’s clinics while defunding Planned Parenthood sends a clear message that our leadership does not care about women’s health; especially low-income women. 369 more words

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Governor joins CTUIR in opposing Medicaid work requirements for tribes

In its battle against the Trump Administration over Medicaid work requirements, the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation has gained some powerful allies.

In a Friday press release, the tribes announced that Gov. 28 more words

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Federal proposal to recognize tribes as racial groups instead of governments sees local, state resistance

Governor Kate Brown and the state’s delegation to Congress are opposing efforts by the federal government to change the way Medicaid is dispersed to American Indians. 37 more words

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