Former CMS admin Slavitt ’s Town Hall Fund closes $115m healthcare fund
Town Hall Ventures, a healthcare-focused investment firm co-founded by former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services head Andy Slavitt, said today that it closed its first fund at $115 million. The investment firm, which was formed in May, said that the $115 million it raised exceeded its target size by more than 50%. The firm said it is looking to invest in companies that serve vulnerable populations and look to improve care in Medicare, Medicaid and in risk-based care. “We couldn’t be more excited to have Ann join the team as an investment-focused Vice President. Town Hall’s commitment to building g...
Source: Mass Device - September 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup townhallventures Source Type: news

CMS: Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking comment on a new computer matching program between CMS and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) entitled "Verification of United States Citizenship and Immigration Status Data for Eligibility Determinations." The program allows CMS and DHS/USCIS to use data to determine an individual ’s health plan eligibility through an ACA exchange and for insurance affordability programs and certificates of exemption, and to make eligibility redeterminations and renewals, including appeal det...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 20, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program; Medicare Appeals; Adjustment to the Amount in Controversy Threshold Amounts for Calendar Year 2019
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announcing the annual adjustment in the amount in controversy (AIC) threshold amounts for Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) hearings and judicial review under the Medicare appeals process. The calendar year 2019 AIC threshold amounts are $160 for ALJ hearings and $1,630 for judicial review. These adjustments will be effective for requests filed on or after January 1, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 20, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction
Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reform Medicare regulations that have been identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on healthcare providers and suppliers, allowing them to devote more time to delivering high quality patient care. Discusses the impact on rural providers and facilities throughout. Comments on the proposed rule must be received by November 19, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 20, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Affordable Care Act: Study finds surprising gaps in HIV care providers' knowledge
(University of Virginia Health System) More than a quarter of providers were unable to say whether their state had expanded Medicaid, the national survey found. The survey also sought to assess the healthcare providers' views on the effects of the ACA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Gains in Insurance Coverage
But no corresponding increase in treatment of substance use disorders among low - income adults (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 20, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Gains in Insurance Coverage
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Medicaid expansion was associated with gains in insurance among low-income adults with substance use disorders, but corresponding treatment gains were not seen, according to a study published in the August issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking comment on a potential demonstration project called the Medicare Advantage Qualifying Payment Arrangement Incentive (MAQI) Demonstration. If approved, the demonstration would test whether exempting clinicians who participate in certain payment arrangements with Medicare Advantage Organizations (MAOs) with Medicare Fee-for-Service from the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting requirements and payment adjustment will increase or maintain participation in MAOs similar to Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). Comments are due by October 1...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 19, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Panel Reverses, Remands Lead Paint Case, Says Parties Have Valid Claim For Costs
CHICAGO - An Illinois appellate panel on Sept. 7 reversed and remanded a lower court's ruling in a lead-based paint poisoning lawsuit, concluding that the plaintiffs have a valid cause of action for the reasonable value of testing services related to the injury from the paint, without regard to the fact that Medicaid paid the entire cost (Mary Lewis, et al. v. Lead Industries Association, et al., No. 1-17-2894, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 5th Div., 2018 IL App. LEXIS 647). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - September 19, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Plans to change federal Medi-Cal funding could force some California counties to slash health coverage
The number of Californians who gained health insurance grew by 3 million people after the Affordable Care Act expanded Medi-Cal coverage in 2014 and 2015. But anticipated federal funding changes could over time force counties to shoulder more of the cost of paying for health care, or cut back enrollment and programs, according to a  study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.Nearly one-third of the state ’s 33 million people under the age of 65 are enrolled in the health insurance program for low-income and disabled residents known in California as Medi-Cal (or Medicaid in the rest of the Unit...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion: Employment Incentive for the Disabled? Medicaid Expansion: Employment Incentive for the Disabled?
This study examines increasing trends in employment among individuals with disabilities living in Medicaid expansion states. What are the associated public health and policy implications?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Regulatory Provisions to Promote Program Efficiency, Transparency, and Burden Reduction
Pre-publication notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to reform Medicare regulations that have been identified as unnecessary, obsolete, or excessively burdensome on healthcare providers and suppliers, allowing them to devote more time to delivering high quality patient care. Discusses the impact on rural providers and facilities throughout. Comments on the proposed rule must be received within 60 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, which is scheduled for September 20, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 18, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CMS Finalizes Rule Rebranding ‘Meaningful Use’ Program to ‘Promoting Interoperability’
Ongoing federal regulatory push for EHR interoperability requires medical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups to have strategies for ensuring seamless interfaces with providers and hospitals What difference does a name make? Clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups soon may know the answer to that question following the renaming of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 17, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Clinical Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Management & Operat Source Type: news

CMS: Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announces the name change for the system that tracks Medicaid data and new data elements to be tracked. The new system is called Transformed-Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) and it will allow for more accurate data collection, improved program monitoring, and provides access to data needed to improve the assessment of the quality of care and enrollment for beneficiaries. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 17, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Medicaid expansion boosted the financial health of low-income Michigan residents
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) Low-income Michigan residents who enrolled in a new state health insurance plan didn't just get coverage for their health needs -- many also got a boost in their financial health, according to a new study. People who gained coverage under the state's expanded Medicaid program have experienced fewer debt problems and other financial issues than they had before enrollment, the analysis of thousands of individuals shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Morning Break: Ark. Boots Thousands From Medicaid; Sexting for Opioids; Humanity's Worst Year
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medicaid contractor settles with AG for $1.65M
Centers Plan for Healthy Living, which does only limited business in the Buffalo area, is affiliated with Centers Health Care, a Bronx-based firm that owns skilled nursing homes in Buffalo on Delaware Avenue and downtown on Seventh Street. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

ACA expansion did not improve access to complex surgeries for low-income/minority patients
(Georgetown University Medical Center) Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act does not appear to have reduced disparities in the use of regionalized surgical care among vulnerable persons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arkansas Drops 4,300 From Medicaid Plan Over New Work Rules
More than 4,300 people who were on Arkansas' expanded Medicaid rolls have lost coverage because they didn't comply with a new work requirement, making them the first to get kicked off the program under the rule. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Welltok acquires Wellpass (formerly Voxiva) to build out Medicaid, government business
Formerly Voxiva and Sense Health, Wellpass has a long history with text messaging for health. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 12, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medicaid Benefits for Addiction Treatment Expanded After ACA
Decreases in states imposing annual service limits, requiring preauthorization for services (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 12, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Denver health-tech firm expands into Medicaid market with acquisition
One of Denver ’s fastest-growing health information-technology companies has made an acquisition that company officials say will help it get a slice of new markets. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Dodson Source Type: news

Medicaid Benefits for Addiction Treatment Expanded After ACA
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12, 2018 -- The Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have prompted state Medicaid programs to expand addiction treatment benefits in alternative benefit plans, according to a study published in the August issue of Health Affairs. Christina... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Froedtert, Advocate Aurora join 'Medicaid Transformation Project'
Advocate Aurora Health and Froedtert Health joined a coalition of health care systems pursuing solutions — both operational and technological — to one of the industry’s most vexing challenges: reducing costs and providing more effective care to patients on Medicaid. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Froedtert, Advocate Aurora join 'Medicaid Transformation Project'
Advocate Aurora Health and Froedtert Health joined a coalition of health care systems pursuing solutions — both operational and technological — to one of the industry’s most vexing challenges: reducing costs and providing more effective care to patients on Medicaid. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Hospitals saved money under Medicare bundled-payment program
Medicare payments for lower extremity joint replacement care fell by 3.3% among participating hospitals compared to a control group in the first year of a bundled payment pilot program, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Quality of care was maintained in both settings, the federal health insurer said. CMS required all hospitals in 67 geographic areas to participate in the five-year “Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement” (CJR) program aimed at lowering healthcare costs and improving outcomes. The program went into effect in January 2016 and bundles payments for hip and ...
Source: Mass Device - September 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Wall Street Beat Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Reimbursement value-based healthcare Source Type: news

Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 -- Medicaid work requirements will only impact a small proportion of persons and may only generate minimal savings, according to two research letters published online Sept. 10 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Anna L. Goldman, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medicaid Work Requirements Would Net 1% in Savings
(MedPage Today) -- But'spillover effect'would lead to more as eligible patients lose coverage (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - September 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medicaid work requirements will cause 'more harm than good': Researchers
The Trump administration is letting states require Medicaid beneficiaries to work. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

More Signs Trump's Medicaid Work Rules Add To Health Costs
Medicaid work requirements add to health costs and adding layers of administrative expenses, a package of research published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine shows. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Severe Complications Rise Sharply Among Women Giving Birth in Hospitals
According to a report just released by AHRQ, the proportion of women who experienced serious complications while giving birth in U.S. hospitals rose 45% between 2006 and 2015. And the data are even worse for low-income and minority women, especially black women and those on Medicaid. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

List Extra: Breaking down the federal ratings for Denver's largest nursing homes
The Nursing Home Compare database offers star ratings for medicare- and medicaid- certified homes across the country, providing detailed information on the state of nursing homes in Denver and the rest of Colorado. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: James Rodriguez Source Type: news

How Republicans Opposed To Medicaid Expansion Hurts Children
The uninsured rate for children dropped in Medicaid expansion states to 4% from 6% from 2013 to 2015 and has sustained such gains, new Urban Institute research shows. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Disparities in individual health behaviors between Medicaid expanding and non-expanding states in the U.S - Rhubart DC.
Following the roll out of the Affordable Care Act, a significant amount of research has focused on health insurance coverage disadvantages experienced by those in states that chose not to expand Medicaid. This line of research has been used as a way to con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medicaid Coverage of Guidelines-Based Asthma Care Across 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, 2016-2017
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

EyePoint nabs CMS reimbursement for Dexycu cataract surgery drug
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals (NSDQ:EYPT) said this week that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved transitional pass-through status and reimbursement of its dexamethasone intraocular suspension, Dexycu. The FDA-approved product is designed to treat inflammation following cataract surgery using a single, intraocular dose of long-acting dexamethasone. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post EyePoint nabs CMS reimbursement for Dexycu cataract surgery drug appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - September 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Optical/Ophthalmic Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat eyepointpharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Are Patients Becoming the New Payers? Analysis by TransUnion Suggests This Might Be the Case and the Implications for Clinical Laboratories Could Be Profound
Healthcare revenue cycle consultant Jonathan Wiik suggests healthcare providers must prepare their organizations for patients who need help paying increasing medical costs When patients cannot pay their bills, all of healthcare—including clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups—also struggle. And, according to experts, medical laboratories already complying with federal value-based payment programs and precision medicine directives […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - September 7, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement advanced beneficiary notices anatomic pathology centers for medicare and medicaid services charity care clinical l Source Type: news

Arkansas: 'Sporadic' Issues With DHS Work Rule Reporting Site
Arkansas officials say the website that people on the state's expanded Medicaid program use to report work activities under a new requirement to keep their coverage is experiencing "sporadic" issues. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion Curbs Uninsured Hospitalization for CV Events Medicaid Expansion Curbs Uninsured Hospitalization for CV Events
States that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw a decline in the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for heart attack, stroke, and heart failure, a study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Jack West: Why CMS' Step Therapy Decision Is so Dangerous Jack West: Why CMS' Step Therapy Decision Is so Dangerous
The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services'decision to allow step therapy in Medicare Advantage Part B drug prescribing is particularly dangerous for cancer patients, argues Jack West, MD.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

New program with payors aims to accelerate patient access to medical devices
Scott Gottlieb, M.D. Advancing the public health means helping to make sure patients have access to safe, effective medical products. Access is a matter of public health. And our commitments to patients don’t stop at the time of a product’s approval. We take many steps to make sure products can be safely accessed in the post-market setting, and that new innovations continue to deliver their anticipated benefits. We actively monitor for safety findings in the post-approval period. We have updated labeling to provide modern guidance to providers and patients. And as part of our dedication to the promotion of publ...
Source: Mass Device - September 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog FDA Voice Source Type: news

Warren Dentist John Durmon Charged with Medicaid Fraud
Dr. John Durmon is accused of charged with two counts of Medicaid fraud totaling more than $185,000 after an investigation by the state Attorney General's Office. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Feds mistakenly send termination notices to Minnesota Blue Cross members
More than 38,000 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota customers were incorrectly sent termination notices from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Star Tribune is reporting on the mistake, which is chiefly affecting Minnesotans in Duluth and northeast Minnesota counties. It's related to the elimination of Medicare Cost plans, which are going away and will mean actual termination of plans for more than 300,000 Minnesotans. But apparently a bunch of extra warnings went out. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Child Participation in Medicaid, CHIP Up From 2013 to 2016
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5, 2018 -- From 2013 to 2016 there was an increase in children's participation in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), according to a report published in the August issue of Health Affairs. Jennifer M. Haley,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HHS, CMS: Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Notice from the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeking comment by October 5, 2018 on a new computer matching program between CMS and the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) entitled "Verification of Household Income and Family Size for Insurance Affordability Programs and Exemptions." The program allows CMS and IRS to use data to determine an individual ’s health plan eligibility through an ACA exchange and for insurance affordability programs and certificates of exemption, and to make eligibility redeterminations and renewals, including appeal determi...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 5, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Medicaid To Introduce Value-Based Drug Pricing
States have often been an incubator for innovative ideas in health technology pricing and reimbursement. the Medicaid drug pricing initiatives put forward by Oklahoma and Massachusetts may give impetus to an uptick in value-based pricing agreements throughout the healthcare system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Uninsured CV Hospitalization Down With Medicaid Expansion
TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 -- States that expanded Medicaid had a greater reduction in the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for major cardiovascular events, according to a study published online Aug. 24 in JAMA Network Open. Ehimare Akhabue,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

To Save Medicaid, Put People To Work
Medicaid rewards millions of healthy adults for choosing not to work -- at enormous cost to taxpayers. Asking these Americans to contribute to the economy in return for government largesse is perfectly reasonable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sally Pipes, Contributor Source Type: news

Medicaid To Introduce Value-Based Drug Pricing
Details Oklahoma's Medicaid drug pricing initiative, approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as Massachusetts' prescription drug waiver request, which CMS rejected. Touches on Michigan and Colorado, which appear to be planning similar moves. Discusses the broader push, nationally, towards value-based pricing and it's application to prescription drugs. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 4, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Red State Medicaid Expansion Polls Well As Midterms Loom
Medicaid expansion in Idaho, Nebraska and Utah is earning favorable polls, court victories and bipartisan support as ballot initiatives build momentum ahead of November's midterm general election. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:MOH NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news