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Viewpoints: Health Policy Moves Back To Town Halls; GOP Wrestles With Medicaid Debate

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country. Continue reading

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CMS Issues Final Rule on New Medicare and Medicaid Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies

HHAs participating in the Medicare or Medicaid programs should review their current policies, procedures and practices against the new CoPs and make modifications as necessary for compliance. Continue reading

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AHA applauds draft Senate bill to end ‘all-or-nothing approach’ to EHR meaningful use

Draft legislation in the Senate would eliminate the “all-or-nothing approach” to meaningful use incentive programs. “Under this approach, failure to meet any one of the requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, even by a small a Continue reading

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Via: Congress Requests Increased Medicaid Oversight by States

States may add more oversight to Medicaid billing, particularly for managed care. Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) recently promised to “carefully consider an agreement hammered out by Iowa legislators late last week that creates enhanced oversight of the state’s Medicaid … Continue reading

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Via: New Medicaid Managed-Care Rules Reportedly Give States Much Flexibility

CMS recently released new rules for Medicaid managed-care, the first revision in 14 years, and the focus is on “flexibility” for states. The article said the Federal government “laid the responsibility of ensuring that some of the country’s poorest residents … Continue reading

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Via: Weekly Medicaid RoundUp: Week of April 25th, 2016

BRITISH PETROLEUM TO FUND AL MEDICAID- Lawmakers struggling to scrounge up funds to fill the Mcd budget gap have come up with a way to leverage money the state is owed from the BP oil spill. It’s a little tricky … Continue reading

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Via: CMS issues final rule for Medicaid, CHIP managed care plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this afternoon issued its long awaited final rule on Medicaid managed care; the first major update in more than a decade. The final rule tracks closely to the proposed rule and would provide new … Continue reading

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