Category Archives: Uncategorized

14 Jun
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Medicaid Expansion And Community Health Centers: Care Quality And Service Use Increased For Rural Patients

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14 Jun
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Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement faces reckoning in court

By Harris Meyer  | June 13, 2018 In a case with major national implications, the Trump administration and advocacy groups are set to argue in federal court in Washington Friday over whether the HHS secretary has the legal authority to allow ...

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06 Jun
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The New Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training Act

AADE is excited to announce a new bill that could help millions under Medicare affected by diabetes. HR 5768, the “Expanding Access to Diabetes Self-Management Training Act,” was recently introduced to the House of Representatives by Tom Reed (R-NY) and ...

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24 May
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UAFS students work with Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine researchers

Six University of Arkansas at Fort Smith students spent part of their recent semester working with researchers at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM) on projects that could also lead to new treatments of neurodegenerative diseases and cancers. According ...

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16 May
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Maryland announces agreement on all-payer health model

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland officials on Monday announced federal approval of a new contract for the state’s unique all-payer health care model. Maryland is the only state that can set its own rates for hospital services, and all payers must ...

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16 May
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Lack Of Insurance Exposes Blind Spots In Vision Care

Every day, a school bus drops off as many as 45 children at a community eye clinic on Chicago’s South Side. Many of them are referred to the clinic after failing vision screenings at their public schools. Clinicians and students ...

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15 May
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VA Mission Act Moves through Congress

This week, the House is expected to take up comprehensive legislation to restructure the VA Choice Program alongside other reforms to the VA. It is expected that the Senate will take up the bill shortly after in order to have ...

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15 May
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HHS Secretary Azar Touts the Role of Health Centers in FY19 Budget

HHS Secretary Alex Azar touted the virtues of health centers in response to a question about the Trump administration’s rural health care strategy during last week’s testimony before the Senate Appropriation Committee. Among several positive notes during his testimony, Secretary ...

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15 May
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Arkansas Works Launches June 1

Arkansas Works, the state’s updated version of Medicaid expansion that covers more than 280,000 people, goes live this summer. Arkansas’ expansion, once called the private option, has been in place since 2013. This March, the Trump administration approved new work ...

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27 Apr
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Arkansans to Access Free Dental Care

News provided by Delta Dental of Arkansas Apr 02, 2018, 08:55 ET LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Arkansans suffering dental pain and discomfort will find needed relief at the 2018 Arkansas Mission of Mercy (ArMOM) on April 27-28, ...

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