Navigation Links
Medicaid cuts leave patients in a lurch

In the U.S. the state governments are finding themselves in a tight corner with finances being scarce. This has led to the state government to seek for further Medicaid cuts. The physician across the country feel that these cuts would result in dire consequences for patient care. To add to the woes the Texas House of Representatives has cut off $3 billion from the Medicaid program, and this also includes evicting half a million Texans and decreasing the payment rates// of physicians and other providers by 5%.

The mental health services receive around half of the public money in USA. The provider for this is usually Medicaid. There has been a perpetual fluctuation in the reimbursement cycle and it is also reported that there have been unnecessarily long delays in the payments made to physicians. The state of Massachusetts has gone in for a huge and extensive termination of its services to people and this means they won't be eligible for Medicaid rolls. Even more, benefits on prescription drugs have also been cut . Further cuts are planned in the near future. Physicians find themselves in a dire predicament as to whether they should go about treating the patients not covered by Medicaid, not treating also indirectly affects their practice and reputation..The Bush administration has opposed any additional funds not tied to comprehensive reforms.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Homecare Association Highlights Cost-Effectiveness of Medicare and Medicaid
2. Misplaced Priorities in Medicaid Dispensation
3. Bush Administration to Exempt Medicaid Recipients on Proof of Citizenship
4. Few Medicaid Kids with Asthma Get Recommended Flu Shot
5. Medicaid Security Riddled with Flaws
6. Lowest Spending growth in US Medicaid
7. New Medicaid Rule For New Borns
8. Nature’s fury leaves permanent scar
9. Many Food Product Advertisements leave a bad taste in the mouth
10. Burning fires in Northern Ontario Cause Hundreds to leave their Homes
11. Unknown disease leaves 6 dead in Panama
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... The CFOs included on ... health systems in the nation and help their organizations navigate the challenges in ... been instrumental in developing successful hospital and health system strategy. , Becker's Hospital ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... , ... May 24, 2017 , ... Technique, technique, technique ... injury when either lifting weights for strength training and exercise or simply lifting heavy ... . , “Body position is everything,” Dr. Chang says. “Improper technique in lifting anything ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... MDLand International (MDLand), a leading Electronic ... its iClinic V12.2 solution has achieved approval from National Center for Quality Assurance ... standards which emphasize team-based care with a significant focus on the care management ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Allegheny Health Network and the Alexis Joy ... Women’s Behavioral Health at West Penn Hospital , a unique facility that will ... pregnancy-related depression. Construction of the Center is underway with a scheduled opening in ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge, ... remained steady since 2009, according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, ... Monitoring the North Carolina System: CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition looks at indemnity ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/11/2017)... May 11, 2017  Thornhill Research Inc. ( ... awarded an $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract ... Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) ( Ottawa, Ontario, ... to administer general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency ... "The US Marine Corps have been a longtime ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... -- Radiology has become the number one diagnostic tool ... to the number one ranking as a result.  More ... as the most complete and reliable method for clinical ... pain an MRI may confirm a suspected herniated disc ... entirely different treatment protocols.  In these circumstances, patients need ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP ) ... on the development of oral drug delivery systems, ... has granted Oramed a patent titled, "Methods and ... covers Oramed,s invention of an oral glucagon-like peptide-1 ... hormone that stimulates the secretion of insulin from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: