Medicaid Adds Biggest Piece to Deficit
- NEW YORK'S FINEST: HEALTH CARE CFOS BEAR DOWN DURING TOUGH FINANCIAL TIMES. // Bond Buyer;6/30/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31667, p2a
Presents opinions of chief financial officers of various hospitals in New York state on the budget passed by the state Legislature over the governor's veto. Impact of the cuts in medicaid proposed by the governor; After-effects of the Balanced Budget Acts on the Albert Einstein College of...
- Mining Twitter to predict ED visits. // Modern Healthcare;5/4/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 18, p0036
The article focuses on a research by the University of Arizona at Tucson and Parkland Hospital in Dallas related to epidemiological data qualified by health-related tweets. It mentions that tweets about asthma were combined with data taken from air-quality sensors and electronic health records...
- States cite Medicaid budget squeeze. // AHA News;10/18/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 21, p2
Reports on the increase in Medicaid spending of several states in the U.S. in 2003. Total state Medicaid spending for the year; Number of states that experienced Medicaid budget shortfalls; Forecast on Medicaid budget for 2004.
- Hospitals facing new assault from Washington. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;03/05/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p30
Addresses the problems faced by hospitals in the United States upon the expiration of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 in 2002 and 2003. Overview of the budget law; Projections of the Congressional Budget Office on the average annual growth for Medicare and Medicaid spending; Information on the...
- FEDS BEND A BIT WITH MEDICAID CHANGES. Wilson, Joy Johnson // State Legislatures;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p22
The article reports that the U.S. Congress offers opportunities for states to reform their Medicaid programs through the federal budget reconciliation package it approved in February 2006. States have struggled to slow Medicaid growth by seeking permission to make changes in their programs. The...
- Medicaid cuts would hit pharmacy hardest. // Drug Topics;10/24/2005, Vol. 149 Issue 20, p6
This article focuses on the proposal of the Bush administration to cut Medicaid spending in the U.S. A total of amount 10-billion dollar is planned by the government to take from medical spending in over five years. People in the pharmaceutical community are concerned with the impact of the cuts...
- states fight ongoing battle to contain Medicaid costs. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2003, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p14
Focuses on the legislative bills enacted by states to help manage Medicaid costs. Adjustment of payment rates for health care providers; Limits in Medicaid eligibility; Reduction in Medicaid benefits.
- Douglas v. Independent Living Center of Southern California, Douglas v. California Pharmacist Association, and Douglas v. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (consolidated) (09-958, 09-1158, and 10-283). DeWeese, Natanya // Federal Lawyer;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 58 Issue 10, p62
The article focuses on two court cases: Douglas v. Independent Living Center of Southern California and Douglas v. Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital which will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on October 3, 2011 and deal with changes to California's Medicaid providers.
- Adrift in steep medical costs, Alaska bids for Medicaid relief. von Alroth, Joanne // AHA News;03/31/97, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p6
Focuses on a bill introduced to the US Senate by Senator Frank Murkowski to reduce Alaska's share of Medicaid costs from 50 to 38% to offset the state's high medical expenses. Arguments raised by backers of the Murkowski bill; Factors behind the high medical costs in Alaska; Similar proposal...