Nine hospital groups urged a special Congressional panel reviewing fiscal year 2014 budget recommendations to not make further cuts to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements, Bloomberg BNA reported.
Iowa may take advantage of Medicaid reimbursement for inmate hospitalizations next year as the pool of eligible inmates increases, according to The (Iowa) Gazette.
Healthcare providers not reimbursed by D.C. Chartered Health Plan, could see payments now that the District's healthcare finance director reached an agreement with Chartered's receiver to settle a Medicaid rate dispute for approximately $18 million, reported The Washington Post.
Steward Health Care System, which owns several safety nets, and Local 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East yesterday launched the Massachusetts Healthcare Equality and Affordability League to fight payment inequalities that favor a handful high-cost wealthy Boston hospitals.
With emergency department best practices, Washington saved more than 10 percent in Medicaid fee-for-service emergency care costs and expects to save $31 million for the entire fiscal year.
The battle over Medicaid reimbursements for treatment of undocumented immigrants continues, as an administrative law judge on Tuesday heard arguments about a rule issued by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday that the Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Demonstration will offer $75 million to 12 states (Alabama, California, Connecticut,
Hospitals and patients in New Hampshire may get a chance to air their grievances over $250 million in Medicaid reimbursement cuts for the state's 2012-2013 budget, the New Hampshire Union Leader
Emergency physicians are speaking out against basing coverage denials on final diagnosis codes rather than symptoms, reported MedPage Today. Specifically, the American College of Emergency Physicians
Designed to curb the "overuse and abuse" of costly emergency care, Washington's hospitals will no longer receive Medicaid reimbursement for any "unnecessary" emergency room visits starting April 1,