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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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The Chronic Disease No One Likes to Talk About: Addiction

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Population Health , member stories on 10.Oct.16 | 0 Comments
More than 20 million people struggle with addiction in the United States. 100 people lose their lives to it each day in the U.S. alone. About one in every ten people you meet is battling with some form of addiction. … Continue Reading The Chronic Disease No One Likes to Talk About: Addiction
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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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Lowering Costs and Improving Care for the Sickest of the Sick Can MCOs Take on This Special Group?

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , member stories on 06.Nov.15 | 0 Comments
Being chronically or acutely ill is a difficult, costly place to be in America’s health care system. Almost two-thirds of all Medicaid spending for services is attributable to the elderly and persons with disabilities, who make up just one-quarter of… Continue Reading Lowering Costs and Improving Care for the Sickest of the Sick Can MCOs Take on This Special Group?
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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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