Mental Health and Medicare

Selected news for the healthcare topic - Mental Health, and the healthcare topic - Medicare We have 773 shared news items for this connection to-date.

Please provide a valid email address.

Selected Headlines

Date Headline (link) Source Relevant Snippet
6/9/2021 Medicare Coverage for Mental Health Services When most people think of Medicare, they may only envision health care coverage for physical ailments. Unfortunately, many beneficiaries fail to realize that their Medicare coverage also includes an array of mental health services. The lack of knowledge surrounding Medicare mental health coverage is worrisome on two levels. For one, older adults can be at risk of developing a mental health issue due to issues such as dementia, deteriorating health ...
5/17/2021 Generic Xanax Names, Uses, Dosage, Interactions, Side Effects, Precautions ... called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) that inhibits brain activity. Experts believe that excessive brain activity can cause anxiety and other mental health disorders. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved alprazolam in October 1981.Uses ... brand as well as generic versions. According to GoodRx, most Medicare and insurance plans cover Generic Xanax and the lowest price for the most common version of Generic Xanax is around $5.62, which is more ...
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 Medicare Fraud Involving False LSCW Qualifications Medicare Fraud Involving False LSCW Qualifications May 14, 2021 by Brian Mahany Learn the Difference Between Unqualified and Falsely Certified Healthcare Workers and Why Both Matter (And How to Collect a Cash Reward for Reporting ... 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 ...
5/13/2021 Vermonters spent $6.5 billion on health care in 2019 ... Medicare, which covers older Vermonters, increased, as did mental health spending.About 87% of the total $6.5 billion was covered by insurance, while 13% was paid out of pocket. Roughly half of that money went to hospitals. The remaining total was split between physicians, dentists, nursing homes, drugs and supplies, eye doctors, and other providers.Because of the lag time in reporting and analyzing data, the report does not take ...
5/12/2021 Independence Blue Cross Elevates Member Engagement with Linkwell Health | Financial Buzz ... collaborated with Independence to proactively deliver multichannel programs to drive critical health activities and outcomes across its commercial, individual, and Medicare membership.‚AuOur members need consistent, timely, and relevant information that meets them where they ... 19 and vaccination safety, general health and wellness, fitness, and mental health.Independence‚Aos digital content also drives a complex care management program for commercial and Medicare members living with chronic disease. Linkwell Health supports ...
5/12/2021 MEDICAID: State Views on Program Administration Challenges ... 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 drugs, noting that newer drugs are often higher cost and may not yet have an established clinical benefit.Medicare and Medicaid alignment. Officials from 42 states identified challenges related to integrating care for beneficiaries eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, due in part to differences between ...
5/7/2021 Call for more parent mental health support MSN Single parents to be given assistance to buy property under new budget Psychologists are calling for Medicare to be expanded so new parents receive better mental health support, which will in turn improve their child's wellbeing.© Dan Peled/AAP PHOTOS Psychologists says more mental health support for new parents would also benefit children. Ahead of next Tuesday's federal budget the Australian Psychological Society is highlighting the health issues parents face ...
5/5/2021 Catching Up on Important Care for Older Americans Amid COVID-19 ... mental health issues may face greater risk for complications from those conditions‚Aiunrelated to COVID-19.Among Medicare beneficiaries who have foregone medical care during the pandemic, 43% reported missing dental care; 36% missed their regular checkups; 36% delayed treatment for ongoing conditions; 32% delayed diagnostic or medical screening tests; 24% waited longer to seek vision care; and 17% delayed surgeries. Delays in routine cancer screenings, particularly mammograms, have resulted ...
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 ... 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 healthiest people ...
5/4/2021 Depression screenings offered at East Topeka Senior Center until end of week ... Medicare.This means anyone ages 55 and older can visit the East Topeka Senior Center for a screening. This specific group works towards helping people realize they have depression and then point them in the right direction. If care is needed after the screening, they will give a referral to a provider in the area.This week long event falls in line with Mental Health Awareness Month.‚AuMental health is ...
5/2/2021 Captive cat, gallivanting goat, missing mutt | San Juan County Sheriff's Log ... County Sheriff‚Aos Log Sun May 2nd, 2021 1:30am NewsThis week‚Aos Sheriff‚Aos Log included several incidents regarding mental health issues. They were not included below due to their sensitive nature. If you ... received a call from an unknown source asking for their Medicare information.‚A¢ A San Juan deputy issued a driver citation for operating a vehicle without insurance.‚A¢ A San Juan deputy stopped a driver ...
5/1/2021 Captive cat, galavanting goat, missing mutt | San Juan County Sheriff's Log ... County Sheriff‚Aos Log Sat May 1st, 2021 1:30am NewsThis week‚Aos Sheriff‚Aos Log included several incidents regarding mental health issues. They were not included below due to their sensitive nature. If you ... received a call from an unknown source asking for their Medicare information.‚A¢ A San Juan deputy issued a driver citation for operating a vehicle without insurance.‚A¢ A San Juan deputy stopped a driver ...
4/30/2021 Family meals are good for the grown-ups, too, not just the kids Yahoo News Moms and dads have better physical and mental health when they dine with their children ‚Ai despite all the work of a family meal. Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision via Getty Images For all the parents feeling ... about pandemic-coping strategies with their school-age kids and Medicare-eligible adults eating with younger generations, shared meals are associated with healthier eating and better mood.Healthy for all adults, but especially for parents ...
4/29/2021 Medicare Launches Value in Treatment Program for Opioid Use Disorder | Markets Insider Business Insider ... Medicare and 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 ...
4/29/2021 Medicare Launches Value in Treatment Program for Opioid Use Disorder - Stocks News Feed ... Medicare and 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 ...
4/29/2021 Sir Simon Stevens’ decades long career in healthcare MSN ... Medicare business.Birmingham-born Sir Simon first joined the NHS in 1988 after studying at Balliol College, Oxford University, starting his career at Shotley Bridge General Hospital, near Consett, County Durham, as a trainee manager.He has worked as a frontline manager leading hospitals and health facilities across the country, including general manager for mental health services at North Tyneside and Northumberland and group manager of Guys and St Thomas ...
4/28/2021 NHTSA Posts ET3 Medical Triage Line Funding Opportunity Webinar ... Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries following a 9-1-1 call. CMS will continue to pay to transport a Medicare FFS beneficiary to a hospital emergency department or other covered destination. In addition, under the model, CMS will pay participants to 1) transport to an alternative destination partner, such as a primary care office, urgent care clinic, or a community mental health center (CMHC), or 2) initiate and facilitate treatment in ...
4/28/2021 Gov. Abbott blasts Biden administration for rescinding Medicaid extension ... to the application but because of a procedural issue with the paperwork. Liz Richter, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, wrote in a letter to Texas officials that its approval was ... 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 Captive cat, galavanting goat, missing mutt | San Juan County Sheriff's Log ... goat, missing mutt San Juan County Sheriff‚Aos Log NewsThis week‚Aos Sheriff‚Aos Log included several incidents regarding mental health issues. They were not included below due to their sensitive nature. If you ... received a call from an unknown source asking for their Medicare information.‚A¢ A San Juan deputy issued a driver citation for operating a vehicle without insurance.‚A¢ A San Juan deputy stopped a driver ...
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 The U.S. Attorney‚Aos Office for the Southern District of Texas announced Friday the final four sentences of a $189 million Medicare fraud scam dating back about a decade.Bobby Rouse, Steven Houseworth, Jeffery Parsons and 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 ...
4/23/2021 Google Alert - register ... Mental Health corneliustoday.com Cornelius News. Register for Davidson's Community Conversations About Mental Health. By Newsroom ‚aO April 23, 2021 ‚aO Post a comment. April 23. Flag as irrelevant WEB May Webinars Register Now Center for Medicare Advocacy Center for Medicare Advocacy May Webinars Register Now ¬∑ Home Health Access Issues ‚Ai Associate Director Kathy Holt ¬∑ Medicare Advantage ‚Ai Senior Attorney Mary Ashkar ... Flag as irrelevant You have received this email because ...