South Carolina has received a $2.4 million bonus for enrolling children in the federal Medicaid program, reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. State officials say the money will go to offset the costs of enrolling more children. So how did the state earn the bonus? South Carolina has increased enrollment by using food…Read More
From The Wall Street Journal: Associated Press/Don Berwick, head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will help unveil the plan Wednesday. By ANNA WILDE MATHEWS And JANET ADAMY Consumers shopping for health insurance will soon get a peek at a new standard form—akin to the nutrition label on food products—that will lay out…Read More
From Forbes: By DAVID A. LIEB –07.25.11, 10:21 AM EDT JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — One of the first prongs of President Barack Obama’s health care law has been in effect now for a year, and the result in Missouri is that about 500 additional people with chronic health problems now have insurance. It is, by…Read More
From the Los Angeles Times: By Noam N. Levey–July 12, 2011 Washington— The Obama administration moved Monday to ease some requirements on states to help them set up new insurance exchanges in 2014, a key feature of the healthcare law the president signed last year.The state-based exchanges are intended to make buying health insurance comparable…Read More
From The Hill: By Julian Pecquet – 06/28/11 10:07 AM ET Almost half a million seniors on Medicare had saved a combined $260 million on their medicines by the end of last month thanks to the healthcare reform law, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. A total of 478,272 people have taken advantage of the law’s…Read More
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