Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

A New Era of Mental Health Care? The 21st Century Cures Act Targets the American Psychiatric Crisis & Other Costly Diseases

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Care Coordination , Mental health , Population Health , member stories on 29.Jun.17 | 0 Comments
The advancement of mental health care accelerated during President Obama's second term, with the Mental Health Reform Act of 2015, and now with the 21st Century Cures Act. The “Cures Act” is a landmark, bipartisan piece of legislation that earmarks… Continue Reading A New Era of Mental Health Care? The 21st Century Cures Act Targets the American Psychiatric Crisis & Other Costly Diseases
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Sometimes We Can Intervene To Help

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , member stories on 29.May.17 | 0 Comments
Greta, like so many of the Medicaid members that LogistiCare serves, has kidney disease and requires dialysis three times a week. She lives in a brownstone in a neighborhood in Baltimore. And she was having trouble. She was missing rides… Continue Reading Sometimes We Can Intervene To Help
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Medicaid and the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD): Innovations Help Meet the Evolving Requirements of High-Need, Low-Income Americans

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Aging Population , Blog , Care Coordination , Medicaid Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 22.Dec.16 | 0 Comments
Low-income elderly and disabled Americans are among the most vulnerable patients within the health care system. With specialized medical needs and limited income, this population, identified as the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD) under Medicaid’s enrollment criteria, rose to nearly… Continue Reading Medicaid and the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD): Innovations Help Meet the Evolving Requirements of High-Need, Low-Income Americans
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Health Care Researchers Look to LogistiCare for Industry Data Providing Insight and Analytics into Medicaid Expansion Waivers for NEMT

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Medicaid Care Coordination , member stories on 20.May.16 | 0 Comments
Being a thought leader in an industry means playing an active role in how it’s shaped. As the largest non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) manager in the country, we’re often called upon to help researchers and advocates look at trends and… Continue Reading Health Care Researchers Look to LogistiCare for Industry Data Providing Insight and Analytics into Medicaid Expansion Waivers for NEMT
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Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Could Very Well Rival Our National Defense Budget

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 10.Mar.16 | 0 Comments
More than 28 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease between now and midcentury, and the cost of caring for them will consume nearly 25 percent of Medicare spending in 2040, according to new research reported by the Alzheimer’s Association.… Continue Reading Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Could Very Well Rival Our National Defense Budget
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CMS Has Due Cause to Demand Wider Study of Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0) for Medicaid Expansion Members

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Medicaid Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 06.Jan.16 | 0 Comments
At the start of 2015, Indiana became the 28th state to expand Medicaid taking the Obama Administration up on its offer to pay 100% of the costs through the end of 2016. But… the administration had to make some concessions… Continue Reading CMS Has Due Cause to Demand Wider Study of Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP 2.0) for Medicaid Expansion Members
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Better Care for Sure, But Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care is No Easy Task

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Population Health , member stories on 30.Dec.15 | 0 Comments
Mind over body or is it body over mind? No matter which way you look at it, your physical health is linked to your mental health. Intrinsically linked. Yet America’s health care system wasn’t built that way. In fact, it… Continue Reading Better Care for Sure, But Integrating Physical and Mental Health Care is No Easy Task
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Access to Care: The Affordable Care Act Turns Five with a Focus on Getting the Uninsured Insured

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Blog , Care Coordination , Medicaid Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 22.Apr.15 | 0 Comments
March 23, 2015 marks the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Richard Frank, HHS’s assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, stated during a call with reporters when releasing recent results that "This is an historic drop in the uninsured,… Continue Reading Access to Care: The Affordable Care Act Turns Five with a Focus on Getting the Uninsured Insured
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