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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

The Centene subsidiary, Aetna and three other MCOs were paid $7.6 billion by Medicaid to cover more than 1.7 million beneficiaries. Susan Morse , Senior Editor Aetna and Centene, two insurers on the losing side for bids for Louisiana’s Medicaid managed care contracts, have protested the state’s decision, saying the process was flawed and biased. Centene, as Louisiana Healthcare Connections, and Aetna were among five Medicaid MCOs paid $7.6 billion by …

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Aetna and Centene subsidiary Louisiana Healthcare Connections, who lost bids to help manage Louisiana’s Medicaid program, filed protests against the state’s decision Aug. 19, according to The Advocate . In their protests, the health insurers claim the Louisiana Department of Health was biased against them when deciding which payers should win part of the multibillion-dollar Medicaid contracts. Aetna and Centene also claimed the department’s scoring was inconsistent.Louisiana’s new Medicaid contracts …

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Centene, Aetna protest after losing lucrative Louisiana Medicaid contracts | Healthcare Dive | 8/21/2019

… of its bid especially after reviewing competing bids, the company told Healthcare Dive. Dive Insight: At stake for Centene and Aetna is billions of dollars and the ability to continue to serve thousands of Medicaid enrollees in Louisiana. In fiscal year 2018, Louisiana’s Medicaid program paid $7.6 billion to five managed care organizations. “These payments covered more than 1.7 million Medicaid enrollees,” the Louisiana Department of Health said . Aetna is …

Aetna, Centene protest managed care bid loss in Louisiana, charge process was flawed | FierceHealthcare | 8/21/2019

Managed care divisions of Centene and Aetna charge that the bidding process to pick new Medicaid managed care plans in Louisiana was tainted, and that Humana gave inaccurate information. On August 5, Louisiana selected Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana, AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan to offer managed care plans starting in Jan. 2020. The state shrunk the number of managed …

States Given Until End Of Year To Outline Overhaul On How They Approach Opioid Use By Their Medicaid Populations | Kaiser Health News | 8/6/2019

… to award multi-billion dollar contracts to in exchange for managing care for 1.7 million Medicaid patients in the state. The agency picked AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The terms of the deals are still being worked out but are expected to begin in January. (Karlin, 8/5) Kansas City Star: KanCare Inspector General …

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 8/6/2019

… cultural changes, including stopping the “glorification of violence in our society” in video games and elsewhere. (Wagner and Sonmez, 8/5) Reuters: Trump Denounces White Supremacy After Shootings, Cites Video Games And Internet Trump said mental health laws should be reformed to better identify mentally disturbed individuals and he called for capital punishment for those who commit mass murder and hate crimes. He said he had directed the Justice Department to …

Humana secures Louisiana Medicaid contract | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/6/2019

Print Email The Louisiana Department of Health has selected Humana as one of four Medicaid managed care organizations that it will contract with for Medicaid benefits and services. The other three organizations are AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan, all of which previously had Medicaid contracts with the state. Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana picked up a new contract …

Louisiana picks companies for Medicaid managed care deals | Modern Healthcare | 8/5/2019

Four companies have been chosen to manage the care of 1.7 million Louisiana Medicaid patients. Louisiana’s health department announced Monday that the contracts, worth billions, will go to AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana, Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. Terms of the deals remain to be negotiated. Louisiana contracts with managed care companies to oversee services provided to 90 percent of …

Chasing dollar bills: Medicaid cost-share payments fail to materialize | Crain’s Detroit Business | 7/14/2019

… Medicaid recipients earning less than 100 percent of the poverty level — less than $12,490 annually — will still be required to pay copays for their health care needs. Mouras, who oversees United Healthcare’s Medicaid and Medicare Advantage dual enrollment plans in Michigan, said the threat of losing coverage might correct the inherent flaws in the existing cost-share requirement. “There will actually be some incentive or penalty” for not paying, he …

Traveling dental clinic provides care to underserved children | 6/28/2019

Click here for updates on this story WISCONSIN ( WTMJ ) — Thousands of local children will now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver dental services in undeserved communities, where bringing kids to an office may be a barrier to regular care. “You can see …

Traveling dental clinic provides care to underserved children - KPAX.com | 6/28/2019

Click here for updates on this story WISCONSIN ( WTMJ ) — Thousands of local children will now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver dental services in undeserved communities, where bringing kids to an office may be a barrier to regular care. “You can see …

Traveling dental clinic provides care to underserved children - KTVQ.com | 6/28/2019

Click here for updates on this story WISCONSIN ( WTMJ ) — Thousands of local children will now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver dental services in undeserved communities, where bringing kids to an office may be a barrier to regular care. “You can see …

Traveling dental clinic provides care to underserved children - KBZK.com | 6/28/2019

Click here for updates on this story WISCONSIN ( WTMJ ) — Thousands of local children will now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver dental services in undeserved communities, where bringing kids to an office may be a barrier to regular care. “You can see …

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Several Boro Park Pediatricians Reach Deal With United Healthcare Community Plan | Hamodia.com | 4/30/2019

Assemblyman Simcha Eichenstein (center) meeting in his office with United Healthcare Community Plan CEO Pat Celli (left) and staff, along with Boro Park pediatricians, in February. (Office of Assemblyman Eichenstein) Many Boro Park parents are breathing a sigh of relief after several pediatric practices have reached tentative agreements to remain with UnitedHealthcare Community Plan. Early this year, a number of popular Boro Park pediatricians announced that, starting in May, they …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

The Centene subsidiary, Aetna and three other MCOs were paid $7.6 billion by Medicaid to cover more than 1.7 million beneficiaries. Susan Morse , Senior Editor Aetna and Centene, two insurers on the losing side for … state. The current contracts, which expire December 31, also include United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Aetna and Centene subsidiary Louisiana Healthcare Connections, who lost bids to help manage Louisiana’s Medicaid program, filed protests against the state’s decision Aug. 19, according to The Advocate . In their protests, the health insurers claim … Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan all won, are set to take effect Jan. 1. However, if the protests aren’t resolved in the two months before open

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Aetna, Centene protest managed care bid loss in Louisiana, charge process was flawed | FierceHealthcare | 8/21/2019

… August 5, Louisiana selected Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana, AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan to offer managed care plans starting in Jan. 2020. The state … in a statement. RELATED: Study: Luring managed care organizations into ACA exchanges could drive down premiums Louisiana Healthcare Connections argues that the bid process was tainted with “multiple conflicts of interest within the evaluation committee …

States Given Until End Of Year To Outline Overhaul On How They Approach Opioid Use By Their Medicaid Populations | Kaiser Health News | 8/6/2019

… Republic, and that the 13-month-old baby needed another trip to the emergency room. Ms. Nuez called pediatrician Vanessa Baracaldo, who assured her on the phone that such a trip wasn’t needed and instead … Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The terms of the deals are still being worked out but are expected to begin in January. (Karlin, 8/5) Kansas City …

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Traveling dental clinic provides care to underserved children | 6/28/2019

… now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver … bigger commitment called empowering health,” said Ellen Sexton, CEO of United Healthcare Community Plan of Wisconsin. “It’s really about increasing access to care, especially to the underserved communities.” Sexton said financial concerns can be a …

Traveling dental clinic provides care to underserved children - KPAX.com | 6/28/2019

… now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver … bigger commitment called empowering health,” said Ellen Sexton, CEO of United Healthcare Community Plan of Wisconsin. “It’s really about increasing access to care, especially to the underserved communities.” Sexton said financial concerns can be a …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid MCOs: AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The new contracts begin on January 1, 2020. WHY THIS MATTERS The contracts are worth billions of dollars. Aetna says it is …

Centene, Aetna protest after losing lucrative Louisiana Medicaid contracts | Healthcare Dive | 8/21/2019

… Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. Both Centene and Aetna argued in their protests that Humana failed to provide accurate information, among other claims. Recommended Reading …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid MCOs: AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The new contracts begin on January 1, 2020. WHY THIS MATTERS The contracts are worth billions of dollars. Aetna says it is …

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Humana, AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan all won, are set to take effect Jan. 1. However, if the protests aren’t resolved in the two months before open enrollment for the state’s Medicaid beneficiaries, the state health department may seek an emergency order to keep the current contracts, according to the report …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid MCOs: AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The new contracts begin on January 1, 2020. WHY THIS MATTERS The contracts are worth billions of dollars. Aetna says it is …

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

… AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan all won, are set to take effect Jan. 1. However, if the protests aren’t resolved in the two months before open enrollment for the state’s Medicaid beneficiaries, the state health department may seek an emergency order to keep the current contracts, according to the report …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid MCOs: AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The new contracts begin on January 1, 2020. WHY THIS MATTERS The contracts are worth billions of dollars. Aetna says it is …

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan all won, are set to take effect Jan. 1. However, if the protests aren’t resolved in the two months before open enrollment for the state’s Medicaid beneficiaries, the state health department may seek an emergency order to keep the current contracts, according to the report …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid MCOs: AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue), Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana and United Healthcare Community Plan. The new contracts begin on January 1, 2020. WHY THIS MATTERS The contracts are worth billions of dollars. Aetna says it is …

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

… AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan all won, are set to take effect Jan. 1. However, if the protests aren’t resolved in the two months before open enrollment for the state’s Medicaid beneficiaries, the state health department may seek an emergency order to keep the current contracts, according to the report …

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Centene, Aetna protest losing Louisiana MCO contracts worth billions care Finance News | Healthcare Finance | 8/25/2019

The Centene subsidiary, Aetna and three other MCOs were paid $7.6 billion by Medicaid to cover more than 1.7 million beneficiaries. Susan Morse , Senior Editor Aetna and Centene, two insurers on the losing side for … state. The current contracts, which expire December 31, also include United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas and Healthy Blue. The Louisiana Department of Health announced earlier this month it will contract with only four Medicaid

Aetna, Centene file protest against Louisiana’s picks to manage its Medicaid program | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/22/2019

Aetna and Centene subsidiary Louisiana Healthcare Connections, who lost bids to help manage Louisiana’s Medicaid program, filed protests against the state’s decision Aug. 19, according to The Advocate . In their protests, the health insurers claim … Louisiana, Community Care Health Plan of Louisiana (Healthy Blue) and United Healthcare Community Plan all won, are set to take effect Jan. 1. However, if the protests aren’t resolved in the two months before open