Eligibility

AHT unveils new options

American HealthTech has released a new series of Revenue Cycle Management technology options for skilled nursing facilities.

Medicaid expansion plans fade in several states

Medicaid expansion plans fade in several states

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Several so-called "red states" are leaning toward or have outright abandoned plans to allow expansion of their Medicaid programs, bucking a nationwide groundswell of program enrollment under the president's signature healthcare reform law.

With Medicare cuts coming, GOP prepares another push for vouchers

With Medicare cuts coming, GOP prepares another push for vouchers

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) is working on a proposed budget that would revamp the Medicare program. Republicans believe the option of turning Medicare into a voucher program may win support despite uncertainty over the effects of $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that began last Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Sebelius: States still can't reduce Medicaid eligibility

Sebelius: States still can't reduce Medicaid eligibility

Although states can opt out of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, they still may not tighten eligibility requirements, the nation's top health official warned this week.

States' Medicaid eligibility and enrollment remained stable in 2011, report says

Despite heavily burdened state budgets, states' Medicaid eligibility and enrollment was stable during 2011, thanks partly to the Affordable Care Act, a new report finds.