A new rule from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General allows states to use federal funds for data mining in their fight against Medicaid fraud.
As Pennsylvania lawmakers consider whether to expand their Medicaid program under the reform law, a top state official said even if Gov. Tom Corbett approves, it would take until at least January 2015 to negotiate and implement the expansion.
Safety-net facilities in opt-out states must find ways to offset the decision to go without federal Medicaid funding and additional insured patients who could pay their bills. For many safety nets, that could mean eliminating services for uninsured patients or hospital workers, Bloomberg reported.
In an era when politicians compete to repeat the same sound bites endlessly, I have to give Michigan House of Representatives Speaker Jase Bolger credit for adding a completely new concept to the...
Rural hospitals in states likely to opt out of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act could be hit the hardest by a continuing stream of uninsured patients coming through their doors, Marketplace has reported.
Kentucky has become the latest state to announce it's expanding the Medicaid program under the health reform law.
As states are closing out their legislative sessions in the next few weeks, many are addressing whether they will expand Medicaid under the reform law's provision that goes into effect next year....
One of the most populous states in the nation is still apparently paralyzed about whether or nor to expand its Medicaid enrollment as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, reported Kaiser Health News .
Members of Congress are looking over their shoulders. The Democratic caucus is worrying aloud that an uneven implementation of the Affordable Care Act will cost them seats during next year's...
Al Pascual, a senior analyst of security, risk and fraud at Javelin Strategy & Research, analyzed the March 2012 data breach that impacted roughly 780,000 for a new report due out later this month. He recently talked with FierceHealthIT about the incident.