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5/27/2021 Senate passes bill to create housing program for mentally ill, substance abusers ... mental health issues and addiction.""Thousands of people with mental illness or substance use disorders are at risk for unnecessary institutionalization, whether it be hospitalization or incarceration," Castro added. "This legislation will provide those struggling with a way to get back on their feet without institutionalization."To qualify for the program, individuals must be currently enrolled or eligible to enroll in Medicaid for the purposes of receiving treatment for mental ...
5/17/2021 Medicaid, CHIP Mental Healthcare Access Nosedives During COVID-19 Patient Engagement HIT Patient Care Access News Medicaid, CHIP Mental Healthcare Access Nosedives During COVID-19 Mental healthcare access plummeted during COVID-19 among Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries, with 26 million fewer mental health services than 2019. Source: CMSByMay 17, 2021 - Millions of Medicaid and Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries have forgone primary, preventive, and mental healthcare access during the COVID-19 public emergency, according to new CMS data ...
5/16/2021 Systems-based disparities for African American Medicaid Recipients in the NY OMH Article 31 Clinic ... IN THE HOSPITAL!‚Au ‚AuYOU‚AoRE ALWAYS WELCOME TO REAPPLY FOR TREATMENT WHEN YOU‚AoRE READY TO COMMIT TO YOUR MENTAL HEALTH ‚Au Tell me: is your skin crawling? You‚Aove heard this before. Or ... practice in many outpatient mental health clinics operating on state Medicaid benefits and insurance to pay for treatment. In New York, the Article 31 clinic continues to be the semiotic locus for mental health treatment ...
5/16/2021 CMS data: Fewer adults, children covered by Medicaid used mental health services last year MedCity News Despite early data showing more people experienced worse mental health last year, use of mental health services declined in 2020 among people covered by Medicaid and the Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program (CHIP).Both adults and children saw a steep decline in use of mental health services during the pandemic, according to data released on Friday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.Adults used mental health services 22 ...
5/15/2021 CMS: Mental health services decline by double-digits for Medicaid, CHIP beneficiaries last year | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare Mental health services used by children and adults declined by double-digits from March through October 2020 compared to the same periods in 2019, new data show.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the findings Friday and emphasized that the decline could impact long-term health outcomes. The data looked at use of mental health services on Medicaid and the Children‚Aos Health Insurance Program (CHIP).‚AuThe new ...
5/14/2021 Nebraska AG Reaches $200,000 Settlement With Omaha Provider U.S. News & World Report Home Nebraska AG Reaches $200,000 Settlement With Omaha Provider Nebraska authorities have reached an out-of-court settlement with an Omaha mental health provider accused of submitting false Medicaid reimbursement claims. May 14, 2021, at 11:50 a.m. Share MoreLINCOLN, Neb. (AP) ‚Ai Nebraska authorities have reached an out-of-court settlement with an Omaha mental health provider accused of submitting false Medicaid reimbursement claims.Kathleen Wiley agreed to pay ...
5/14/2021 Medicare Fraud Involving False LSCW Qualifications ... Medicaid, Medicare or Tricare recipient, your care is subsidized with tax dollars. Uncle Sam says that in order to be paid, providers must both be qualified and certified. There is a difference but both are required.Today‚Aos case in Delaware involves Connections, a mental health services company, billing Medicare and Medicaid for services that were not performed by a qualified provider. The company billed government healthcare programs claiming that ...
5/12/2021 From maternal and mental health to pain and medical care, Black women face major disparities when compared with white women Chicago Tribune ... to decrease the disparities and work toward health equity. For instance, Gov. J.B. Pritzker in April signed a law requiring Medicaid to cover doula services for pregnant women and putting hospital closures on hold until ... long bone fractures receive less pain medication than white patients. Mental health Faced with the additional stressors of the pandemic and social injustice, mental health problems also seem to be on the rise. And this ...
5/12/2021 MEDICAID: State Views on Program Administration Challenges as of May 12,2021 11:40:00 UTC ‚Ai Details ) What GAO FoundIn interviews with GAO, a majority of Medicaid officials from the 50 states and the District of Columbia (hereafter, states) identified federal Medicaid policies‚Aiincluding ... of care to beneficiaries with complex health care needs, including mental health or substance use treatment needs.Covered benefits and eligibility. Officials from 39 states identified challenges related to the requirement for coverage of outpatient prescription ...
5/11/2021 Meeting the Moment: Leveraging American Rescue Plan Act Funds to Improve Mental Health & Wellbeing Health & Wellness Over the past year, the number of people experiencing mental health challenges, along with the number of drug overdose deaths have grown significantly, illustrating further implications from the on-going COVID-19 pandemic ... of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance ( DOJ/ BJA ), along with Medicaid (see Mobile Crisis Services) and the Health Resources and Services administration ( HRSA ), among others ‚Ai significant money is available through specific programs to tackle ...
5/9/2021 Health Insurance Public Option Unlikely in Biden Era, Penn LDI Conference Told ... Medicaid, and the regulatory prerogatives of federal agencies. Two other national crises They also sounded warnings about two national crises that have worsened and become less visible to the public and policymakers during the pandemic: opioid overdose deaths and nationwide mental health system inadequacies. Daschle and Emanuel were part of the conference titled The Promise of Health Reform and a Public Option in the Biden Administration. Organized by Penn's Leonard ...
5/8/2021 State funding has fallen short for mental health for years | News, Sports, Jobs ... mental health in children, teens, and adults in our state. In most state documents, there is noticeable language that uses behavioral health and mental health interchangeably.According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, and Open Counseling‚Aos Michigan Mental Health Services Guide, anyone in Michigan who has Medicaid, or who qualifies for Medicaid, is eligible for public mental health services as long as those services are medically ...
5/5/2021 Addressing behavioral health crisis through an integrated approach - MedCity News MedCity News ... mental health issues during the pandemic, and nearly 1 in 3 Covid-19 survivors reported a neurological or mental health condition within six months of their diagnosis. These statistics are highest among racial minorities and those covered by Medicaid and Medicare. Many of these individuals are older adults, live alone with no or limited support network, have low incomes, and lack access to reliable internet, computers or smartphones necessary to ...
5/5/2021 House Passes Bill Allowing Texas Farm Bureau to Sell Health Coverage Exempt from Insurance Laws ... Medicaid or Medicare. Unlike most insurance policies though, this one would not have to comply with the Affordable Care Act and its requirements to provide a wide range of benefits, such as mental health and pregnancy care.Republicans said mandates are what‚Aos driving up costs and noted the Texas Farm Bureau could offer those same benefits if members want them. ‚AuThat‚Aos how insurers can cherry pick out the ...
4/30/2021 Medicaid Waiver Expiration Is Making A Harsh Impact On East Texas Healthcare Services Medicaid Waiver Expiration Is Making A Harsh Impact On East Texas Healthcare Services By - April 30, 2021News of the Medicaid waiver expiration had an extremely sour note on East Texas health care businesses. A ... insurance and pay for new health care projects, such as mental health services that serve low-income Texans. Such is the case of Burke, a mental health clinic that provides care in Deep East Texas ...
4/29/2021 Medicare Launches Value in Treatment Program for Opioid Use Disorder | Markets Insider Business Insider ... Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to be a participant in the Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration, Value in Treatment (ViT) initiative. MHDG is 1 of 61 total participants selected from applicants across the country. The initiative which began April 2021 is a four (4) year demonstration program designed to increase access to opioid use disorder treatment services, improve physical and mental health outcomes, and ...
4/29/2021 Medicare Launches Value in Treatment Program for Opioid Use Disorder - Stocks News Feed ... Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to be a participant in the Value in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Demonstration, Value in Treatment (ViT) initiative. MHDG is 1 of 61 total participants selected from applicants across the country. The initiative which began April 2021 is a four (4) year demonstration program designed to increase access to opioid use disorder treatment services, improve physical and mental health outcomes, and ...
4/29/2021 Missouri Senate passes its budget package sans Medicaid expansion funding Missouri Senate passes its budget package sans Medicaid expansion funding By Kaitlyn Schallhorn; Cameron Gerber on April 29, 2021JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. ‚Ai It took more than nine hours and a bevy of impassioned speeches ... marked up after floor debate. Health careThe departments of Mental Health, Health and Senior Services, and Social Services were allocated nearly $2.8 billion, $2.3 billion, and $10.7 billion respectively with the version passed by ...
4/28/2021 Gov. Abbott blasts Biden administration for rescinding Medicaid extension Facebook 0 shareTexas Gov. Greg Abbott blasted the Biden administration for rescinding a 10-year Medicaid waiver extension that was granted by the previous administration. The extension, which was scheduled to run through 2030 ... government to ensure vital funds for hospitals, nursing homes, and mental health resources for Texans who are uninsured. With this action, the Biden administration is deliberately betraying Texans who depend on the resources made possible ...
4/28/2021 When Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Co-occur PrintIn any given year, 1 in 5 Americans experiences a mental health disorder, and people with mental health disorders are more likely to experience substance use disorders than non-affected individuals, according to the ... mental health challenge, or substance use disorder. The majority have Medicaid insurance coverage. Co-occurring disordersConditions in which mental health and substance use disorders co-exist are called co-occurring disorders, and almost 10 ...
4/28/2021 A bill that would put a smile on Mainers‚Äô faces ... though they are impossible to separate. A person is not healthy if their high blood pressure is treated but their mental health is left to languish.The law changed to catch up.Maine law and ... Right now, adult Mainers who receive their health care through Medicaid cannot access dental services unless there is an emergency. Routine treatments aren‚Aot covered, allowing minor problems to grow into major, life-altering issues ...
4/28/2021 Billing Specialist ‚Äì Bilingual ‚Äì Hispanic UMADAOP ‚Äì Cleveland, OH Billing Specialist ‚Ai Bilingual ‚Ai Hispanic UMADAOP ‚Ai Cleveland, OHPosition SummaryAssists in completing the administrative processes of admission and continued to stay; eligibility and prior authorizations of care with external payers and client enrollment in agency databases.Submits claims to Alcohol/Drug Addiction and Mental Health Service (ADAMHS) Board, Medicaid, Medicare, third party insurance companies, and Managed Care Plans in accordance with mandated policies and procedures.Documents accurately and completely all ...
4/27/2021 DOJ wraps up $189M Medicare fraud scam with executives' sentencing | FierceHealthcare FierceHealthcare ... David Edson all served on the executive team of Continuum Healthcare, which owned Houston‚Aos Westbury Community Hospital and other mental health centers in the surrounding area.These locations each operated a partial hospitalization program ... RELATED: Owners of Chicago youth counseling center indicted in $4M Medicaid fraud schemeIn coordination with 10 others who owned referring personal care homes or worked for Continuum, the DOJ said that the company billed ...
4/27/2021 Pritzker signs fourth Black Caucus ‚Äúpillar‚Äù into law ... mental health services; eliminating the Medicaid backlog; bringing an additional $250 million in federal healthcare funding to Illinois; signing the Healthcare and Hospital Transformation bill into law; and working with the General Assembly to make Illinois the first state in the nation to offer healthcare access assistance to undocumented seniors.‚AuThe COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the systemic economic, educational and health disparities that have historically plagued African Americans across ...
4/26/2021 Feds Fund Mental Health Crisis Intervention Teams To Stand In For Police Feds Fund Mental Health Crisis Intervention Teams To Stand In For Police April 26, 2021Feds Fund Mental Health Crisis Intervention Teams To Stand In For Police Source: Anadolu Agency / GettyN ew funding for the federal Medicaid program could lead to an alternative for some people instead of calling the police. According to the Associated Press , a provision in the recent COVID-19 relief bill set aside $1 billion ...