State Health Insurance Exchanges
'Navigators' To Play Pivotal Role Helping Consumers Sign Up For Health Insurance
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 08:38
Roll Call reports that many of the people who sign up for insurance through the exchange might face language barriers or may never have had coverage before. Also, CQ HealthBeat reports that Web-based insurance brokers want "a place at the table."
Roll Call: 'Navigators' Of State Health Insurance Exchanges Prepare To Help Applicants
Medicaid: Texas Providers Push For Higher Reimbursement; Ill. Nursing Home Supporters Call For Restoration Of Funds
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 08:37
Medicaid programs -- reimbursement for providers in Texas, proposed cuts in Illinois and application delays in Connecticut -- make news.
The Texas Tribune: Medicaid Providers Make A Last Push For Higher Rates
In the waning days of budget negotiations, medical providers are sounding their biennial battle cry to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates....
Viewpoints: Angelina Jolie On Her Decision To Have a Double Mastectomy; Justice Ginsburg's 'Blind Spot' On Abortion
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 08:36
The New York Times: My Medical Choice
My doctors estimated that I had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer, although the risk is different in the case of each woman. Only a fraction of breast cancers result from an inherited gene mutation. Those with a defect in BRCA1 have a 65 percent risk of getting it, on...
Navigator Headlines: May 14, 2013
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 06:22
Today's headlines include reports about an Obama administration plan to delay Medicaid DSH payment reductions.
Kaiser Health News: Hospitals, Testing Companies Face Questions About Value Of Community Screenings
Kaiser Health News staff writer Julie Appleby, working in collaboration with The Washington Post, reports: "Hospitals hoping to attract...
Medicaid Opinions: Several State Leaders Come In For Heat For Not Moving Toward Expansion
Monday, 13 May 2013 08:37
Editorials and columnists in several papers around the country pressed officials toward accepting a Medicaid expansion and offered suggestions about implementation. Also, comments continued about a recent study on Medicaid.
Los Angeles Times: A Public Health Compromise For California
The Legislature is poised to offer health insurance to millions...
- States Officials Wrestle With Medicaid Expansion And Related Issues
- Catholic-Secular Hospital Mergers Further Complicate Crowded Abortion-Rights Battlefield
- Viewpoints: Obama Took Risk On Budget Offer And Was Slammed By Rep. Ryan; Health Law Could 'Quash' Progress On Spending
- White House Identifies Key Groups For Health Exchange Enrollment
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