Failure to Extend Medicaid Funds Will Bailer States, Governors Warn
- States Prepare for SCHIP Reductions As Congress Moves to Fill Shortfalls. // American Family Physician;4/15/2007, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p1139
The article reports on the move of several U.S. states to reduce funding for State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIPs) as Congress vowed to fix a budgetary deficit leaving states with insufficient funds to cover SCHIP shortfalls. The state of Georgia has decided to suspend enrollment...
- Improving Transparency and Accountability of Supplemental Payments and State Financing Methods. Garcia-Diaz, Daniel // GAO Reports;11/3/2015, preceding p1
The article discusses a report by the U.S. Government Accountability (GAO) on the U.S. Medicaid, as of November 2015. It discusses lack of transparency in Medicaid supplemental payments made in the U.S., and states that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) holds the...
- US Congress Decides to Boost Conversion Factor Through February 29. // Internal Medicine Coding Alert;Mar2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, pp20
The article reports on the decision of the U.S. Congress to enhance conversion factor for Medicare pay cuts until February 29, 2013.
- Lame-duck hopes. Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson // Modern Physician;Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p10
Focuses on the issues concerning Medicare in the U.S. Physician reimbursements under Medicare laws; Information on the proposed legislation on Medicare reform; Comments on the efforts of the Congress to deal with Medicare-related problems.
- Doctors and hospitals stand united. Wopat, Rick // AHA News;12/16/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 48, p4
Deals with the effort of physicians and hospitals in convincing the U.S. Congress to improve provider payments in January 2003. Information on the letter prepared by advocates of the initiative; Reason behind the effort; Financial challenges facing hospitals and physicians.
- Health care ready for another round. Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance;10/19/98, Vol. 32 Issue 42, p16
Discusses various issues pertaining to health care in the United States, as the 105th Congress nears an end. Likelihood that the legislative provisions that failed in 1998 will be introduced again in 1999; Pace of legislative change in the country; Key congressional bills affecting the health...
- Wake up and smell the mandates. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;11/04/96, Vol. 100 Issue 45, p24
Editorial. Discusses the United States' Congress' regulation on health insurance industry, including both indemnity, and managed care companies. Information on the Kassebaum-Kennedy health reform bill; Concerns of the industry in relation to the bill; Citing of two developments which affected...
- Growing numbers of adolescents lack health insurance, study shows. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb90, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p109
Reports on the results of a study conducted by the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment indicating that one of seven adolescents, 4.6 million of those ages ten to 18 years in the United States, were not covered by health insurance in 1987. Other demographic characteristics; Potential...
- Four ways Congress can address serious problems of health insurance portability. Matthews, Merrill // Human Events;9/1/95, Vol. 51 Issue 34, p17
Discusses ways the US Congress can address problems of health insurance portability. Restructuring; Expansion of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985; Prohibition of preexisting condition rules; Tax-free Medical Savings Accounts; Creation of high-risk pools.