Tag 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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We Have to Do Better When It Comes to Mental Health Care in America

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Medicaid Care Coordination , Mental health , Population Health , member stories on 05.Jan.17 | 0 Comments
Most of us know someone touched by depression. It is a tricky and often brutal illness for patients and their families. While it may be the most widely known mental illness, depression is just one of about 400 mental illnesses… Continue Reading We Have to Do Better When It Comes to Mental Health Care in America
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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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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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What is to Be of the Cadillac Tax Now that Obama Has Signed Its Delay Into Law?

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , member stories on 26.Jan.16 | 0 Comments
It’s been a topic hot on the minds of running political candidates, employers, and the Obama administration alike—whether to keep the Cadillac Tax on premium health care plans or to repeal it—and now it’s been officially delayed until 2020 with… Continue Reading What is to Be of the Cadillac Tax Now that Obama Has Signed Its Delay Into Law?
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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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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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