Subscribe to RSS - medicaid

medicaid

Payer Relations Council sets agenda

 - 
09/05/2019

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s new Payer Relations Council met for the first time in Arlington, Va., last week, to establish objectives for 2020, including educating the payer community on the value o

One last signature needed

 - 
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Doug Westerdahl
president and CEO of Monroe Wheelchair

In today’s world, navigating the insurance industry can be difficult. It can be especially hard for those with complex disabilities. This group of people depends on complex rehab technology (CRT) to live an independent life.

State legislature recognizes complex rehab

 - 
06/28/2019

ALBANY, N.Y. – The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed legislation recognizing the “specialized nature” of complex rehab, according to NCART. A7492 and S5741 also improve policies and provider standards, the organization says.

Not all MCOs are hot on Medicaid

Smaller and nonprofit organizations exit, consolidating market
 - 
05/17/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – The upward trajectory of MCOs managing state Medicaid programs has hit a kink.

Medicaid roundup: Changes in North Dakota, South Dakota

 - 
04/30/2019

The North Dakota House of Representatives and Senate have passed H.B.

Kansas proposes Medicaid rate cut

 - 
01/09/2019

TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said in December it planned to submit an amendment to set the Medicaid fee schedule for DMEPOS items at 65% of the non-rural Medicare rates, effective Jan. 1.

CMS clarifies guidance on dual-eligibles

 - 
01/08/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has released updated guidance for state Medicaid programs on Medicare coverage for dual-eligible beneficiaries, clarifying that states do not need to require a Medicare denial for DMEPOS like incontinence supplies that the program routinely denies as non-

Pro tips: How to work with state Medicaid programs

Request 30-minute meetings and get to the point
 - 
12/21/2018

Medicaid directors have a huge undertaking, ensuring their programs meet budgets, adhere to federal and state guidelines, and provide excellent patient outcomes.

ActivStyle drops out of IlliniCare

 - 
11/16/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – ActivStyle, a Minneapolis-based provider of incontinence supplies, is dropping out of IlliniCare Health’s network after “a year of operating at a loss,” CEO Gayle Devin has told Crain’s Chicago Business.

Something wicked this way comes: Literal (literal!) Mayhem heads to the Medicaid program

 - 
Monday, October 22, 2018

Among the first providers I bumped into at Medtrade last week: The Feiersteins.

You know Lisa and Steve of Active Healthcare fame. They sold their sleep business and now focus on nebulizers and certain diabetes supplies.

Pages