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1/5/2022 Give Your Feedback on Medicaid Managed Care in Nebraska Throughout January, Nebraska‚Aos Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is hosting listening sessions to get feedback from Nebraskans on Medicaid‚Aos managed care program.Your voice makes a differenceShare your experience with Medicaid‚Aos current health plans during these listening sessions to help improve Medicaid managed care in Nebraska. Below are the details for the listening sessions, including two virtual options:- Lincoln ‚Ai Tuesday, January 11, 4:00-5:00 ...
12/29/2021 HHS appeals judge's ruling that drugmakers can cut off 340B sales to contract pharmacies | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... the 340B program, which requires drugmakers to give discounts to safety net providers in exchange for participation in Medicare and Medicaid, applauded the decision to appeal the November ruling.‚AuWe agree that the lower court ... attaching conditions to the sales of discounted products.But the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Tuesday that it will appeal the ruling to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.The Health Resources ...
12/16/2021 Hospitals are retracting their COVID-19 vaccine mandates due to federal court rulings and labor shortages ... Department of Health and Human Services‚Ao Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services does not have the authority to enforce the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. (Related: Federal judge blocks Biden‚Aos covid ‚Auvaccine‚Au mandate for health care workers .)In response to the federal judge‚Aos ruling, some of the country‚Aos largest hospital systems have started rolling back their mandates. They claim that the rescinding of ...
12/15/2021 Hospitals are retracting their COVID-19 vaccine mandates due to federal court rulings and labor shortages ... Department of Health and Human Services‚Ao Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services does not have the authority to enforce the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for healthcare workers. (Related: Federal judge blocks Biden‚Aos covid ‚Auvaccine‚Au mandate for health care workers .)In response to the federal judge‚Aos ruling, some of the country‚Aos largest hospital systems have started rolling back their mandates. They claim that the rescinding of ...
12/7/2021 Continuous Coverage and the Unwinding of the Public Health Emergency ... Brief Policy Perspectives and a first-year MPP student.The Public Health EmergencyIn March 2020, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE) in response to ... through funding for a wide range of social programs, including Medicaid.Some of the largest provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act were the additional funding for the program alongside added protections for Medicaid ...
12/6/2021 Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination Skip to Highlights]GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule entitled "Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination." GAO found that the interim final rule with comment period (1) revises the requirements that most Medicare- and Medicaid-certified providers and suppliers must meet to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs; and (2) establishes COVID-19 ...
12/3/2021 BREAKING: Biden Admin Suspends Enforcement Of CMS Mandate Following Court Order The Department of Health and Human Services‚Ao (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Thursday that it was suspending the enforcement of Democrat President Joe Biden‚Aos vaccine mandate after a federal court blocked it from being implemented pending review.In a memo, CMS stated:Survey and Enforcement of the Vaccine Requirement for Health Care Staff in Medicare- and Medicaid-certified Providers and Suppliers Suspended While Court ...
10/6/2021 Ever gotten unexpected medical bills? New Biden law may prevent that. What to know ... Department of Health and Human Services.Out-of-network service providers will also have to tell how much their estimated charges are 72 hours in advance, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Patients will then have to agree to the care before a hospital or doctor can bill them.Lastly, air ambulances can't send patients surprise bills that exceed their in-network cost sharing amount, the federal agency ...
10/5/2021 Sen. Cramer- HHS Awards $999k to Minot State University US Senate WASHINGTON ‚Ai U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) announcedtoday the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded $999,472 to Minot State University. The award will fund the university‚Aos program to support navigators ina federally-facilitated exchanges program ...
10/5/2021 Call it a comeback: Beshear touts return of kynect health exchange ... with access to health coverage and other benefits beginning Jan. 1, 2022. Following approval by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Kentuckians will be able to access and compare state-managed health care options ... 2013, and we‚Aore excited to work with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to bring it back and make sure all Kentuckians can easily access the health plans and benefits they deserve ...
10/4/2021 Rubio, Capito, Colleagues Urge Biden Administration to Establish National Strategy to Prevent Alzheimer's and Dementia-Related Diseases US Senate ... a plan to achieve this goal. We believe that reducing the prevalence of dementia should be a priority for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The proportion of the U.S. population over 55 ... the nation $355 billion, including $239 billion in Medicare and Medicaid payments combined. Unless we prevent, slow or adequately treat this disease, in 2050, Alzheimer's is projected to cost more than $1.1 trillion (in 2021 ...
10/4/2021 17K Missourians apply for health coverage through expanded Medicaid program More than 17,000 people have signed up for health coverage under Missouri‚Aos Medicaid program since it began accepting applications from an expanded population in August, the federal Department of Health and Human Services said Monday. Missouri will receive about $968 million in additional federal funding through the American Rescue Plan over the next two years for the state‚Aos Medicaid program, called MO HealthNet. Although voters approved expanding Medicaid ...
10/4/2021 Retroactive Coverage Waivers: Coverage Lost and Nothing Learned If you took cooking classes for more than two decades but still couldn‚Aot boil water, wouldn‚Aot you reconsider your lesson plan? Using section 1115 demonstrations, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) can grant states waivers of federal Medicaid requirements, if and only if, the waivers enable the states to conduct health coverage experiments that will teach us lessons about how Medicaid coverage can be improved. HHS ...
9/28/2021 Governor addresses COVID-19 ... Medicaid Services and the Department of Health and Human Services Protect Public Data information. The report cites a rough average cost of about $20,000 for the average hospitalization cost for someone due to COVID-19. He addressed staffing concerns and bed availability at hospitals with the recent influx of patients. Three hospitals in the region ‚Ai Sentara Obici Hospital, Bon Secours Southampton Memorial Hospital and Chesapeake General Hospital ‚Ai have ...
9/27/2021 Health & Welfare Plans Newsletter for September 27, 2021 ... Medicaid Services [CMS], U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [HHS] [Guidance Overview] Agencies Clarify Implementation Dates for Group Health Plan Transparency Rules "In response to the overlap between the [transparency in coverage] Final Rules and CAA transparency provisions and the lack of administrative infrastructure needed to implement some of the new requirements, the Departments postponed certain enforcement dates pending additional rulemaking and clarified that other provisions will simply require ...
9/26/2021 Georgia sees spike in new ‚ÄòObamacare‚Äô sign ups ... little more than 147,000 people in the state selected an ACA health plan, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The report was released on Sept. 15. During the ... and affordable, people sign up,‚Au Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure said in a statement. Passed in 2010, the Affordable Care Act ‚Ai President Barack Obama‚Aos signature health care ...
9/22/2021 How To Cancel Ambetter Insurance : Ambetter Health Home Facebook ... medicaid coverage? Determine if you are a magi medicaid recipient i need to cancel coverage for:N H Insurance Provider Ambetter Will Continue To Participate In Obamacare Marketplace New Hampshire Public Radio from npr.brightspotcdn.com Department of health and human services (hhs). Want to drop health insurance coverage? You can find the contact number and address on your id card. Terminate coverage with ambetter, late notification of other coverage due to ...
9/21/2021 Smaller providers will get bigger share of latest Provider Relief Funds, but all get less time to apply McKnight's Long Term Care News ... Department of Health and Human Services earlier this month announced that, starting Sept. 29, it‚Aos making $25.5 billion in new money in relief funding available to healthcare providers affected by the pandemic. The funding includes $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan resources for providers who serve rural Medicaid, Medicare or Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program patients, and an additional $17 billion in Phase 4 Provider Relief Fund for providers ...
9/21/2021 Oregon awarded nearly $1 million federal grant to begin CAHOOTS-like programs Oregon awarded nearly $1 million federal grant to begin CAHOOTS-like programs [Adam Duvernay] Oregon is getting nearly $1 million in federal funds to support expanding community-based mobile crisis intervention services akin to Eugene's CAHOOTS. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is awarding the grants funded by the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic ...
9/20/2021 It costs billions of dollars to treat patients who are unvaccinated for COVID-19, Kaiser Family Foundation says ... at an estimated $5.7 billion, KFF said in a news release. The estimates draw on KFF‚Aos analysis of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services data about COVID-19 hospital admissions, adjusted for admissions ... typically paid through insurers, including public programs like Medicare and Medicaid, and private insurance purchased by workers, businesses and individuals. The specific cost totals in San Bernardino County are unknown. ‚AuThe county does not have ...
9/20/2021 Hiscox doesn‚Äôt have to cover legal fees in dismissed case | Business Insurance ... Medicaid for medically unnecessary services it provided to patients, according to the ruling by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati in Springstone Inc. v. Hiscox Insurance Co. The whistleblower suit was dismissed in 2019, according to the ruling. However, in the meantime, Springstone had incurred ‚Ausubstantial‚Au legal fees in the matter, which included those associated with a subpoena issued by the Department of Health and Human ...
9/20/2021 Carterville Nurse Sentenced on Felony Drug and Health Care Fraud Charges ... Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ‚Ai Office of Investigations and the Illinois State Police Medicaid Fraud Control Bureau. If you suspect or know of an individual or company that is not complying with healthcare laws or public aid programs, you may report this activity to the local office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, or you may call ...
9/16/2021 Requirements Related to Air Ambulance Services, Agent and Broker Disclosures, and Provider Enforcement Proposed Rule Published Document Published Document AGENCY: Office of Personnel Management; Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury; Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Proposed rules. SUMMARY: This document sets forth proposed rules implementing certain provisions of Title I (No Surprises Act) and Title II (Transparency) of Division BB of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA). These ...
9/16/2021 Blueprint for regulating lab-developed diagnostic tests ... Medicaid Services; DHHS, US Department of Health and Human Services; EUA, Emergency Use Authorization; Lab., laboratories; PHE, public health emergency; WHO, World Health Organization; w/o, without. Credit: DOI: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2021.07.011How should diagnostic tests developed in laboratories in hospitals and other health care settings be regulated‚Aiif at all? That's a question that has stirred lively debate within the U.S. health care system for years, but certain temporary ...
9/16/2021 2.8 Million People Signed up for Obamacare in Special Period, Officials Say ... Department of Health and Human Services, in addition to over 82 million people enrolled with Medicaid and the Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program. Most of the people who utilized the special period signed up through HealthCare.gov, according to government statistics. Approximately 738,000 signed up through state marketplaces across 15 states. California, Connecticut, Washington, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, and Vermont are continuing special periods through the end of the year ...