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EnSoftek, Inc., chosen by Marion County Health and Human Services with a unanimous vote by Board of Commissioners approving contract for DrCloudEHR

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:39am

"A new electronic health record is absolutely critical for our ability to meet the needs of our community.

Key Points: 
  • "A new electronic health record is absolutely critical for our ability to meet the needs of our community.
  • It will improve the quality of care we can provide and allow us to coordinate care with other health care providers.
  • Marion County is a vibrant community where all people have opportunities to live healthy, purposeful lives.
  • Marion County Health & Human Services provides value-based services in various programs including Mental Health and Addiction Treatment, Developmental Disabilities, and Intensive Services and Supports to Administrative Services, Communicable Disease Control, Clinical Prevention Services, Maternal Child Health and Juvenile Services and more, including outpatient and residential services.

New York, New Hampshire and Wisconsin Provide the Best Medicaid Programs in the Nation

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 11:01am

New York, New Hampshire and Wisconsin were found to provide the best Medicaid programs in the country.

Key Points: 
  • New York, New Hampshire and Wisconsin were found to provide the best Medicaid programs in the country.
  • QuoteWizard analyzed Kaiser Family Foundation data on Medicaid costs and funding to see which states offer the best Medicaid benefits.
  • Medicaid funding per beneficiary Total funding for the state Medicaid program per person on Medicaid in the state.
  • Each ranking factor was analyzed to compile a composite score determining each state's overall capacity to provide the best Medicaid benefits.

Aetna Medicaid Launches New Approach To Integrated Care Supporting Children And Their Families

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:55pm

This new resource leverages a whole-person, whole-family approach to physical, behavioral and social well-being for all children and families involvedwith Child ProtectionSystems.

Key Points: 
  • This new resource leverages a whole-person, whole-family approach to physical, behavioral and social well-being for all children and families involvedwith Child ProtectionSystems.
  • This work clearly demonstrates Aetna's commitment to both children and their families throughout local communities.
  • Aetna Medicaid has particular expertise serving high-need Medicaid members, including those who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare.
  • Currently, Aetna Medicaid owns and/or administers Medicaid managed health care plans under the names of Aetna Better Health and other affiliate names.

Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Awarded Montana Medicaid Contract

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 7:58pm

HELENA, Mont., Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) awarded Mountain-Pacific Quality Health a contract to help efficiently and cost-effectively improve health outcomes for Montanans enrolled in Medicaid.

Key Points: 
  • HELENA, Mont., Jan. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS) awarded Mountain-Pacific Quality Health a contract to help efficiently and cost-effectively improve health outcomes for Montanans enrolled in Medicaid.
  • Through a review process, Mountain-Pacific helps Medicaid members get the medical services, equipment and supplies that are most appropriate to their health and health care needs.
  • Under this new contract, Mountain-Pacific is subcontracting some of the work to Telligen, an organization headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, with national Medicaid and quality improvement experience.
  • While Mountain-Pacific will still provide most of the Medicaid medical review services, Telligen will be responsible for behavioral health reviews and other evaluations.

Improve Academic Outcomes through Access to Health Care Coverage

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 5:35pm

Health coverage can also prove beneficial when a child is sick or injured.

Key Points: 
  • Health coverage can also prove beneficial when a child is sick or injured.
  • In fact, millions of children and teens already qualify for free or low-cost health coverage, including dental coverage, through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
  • To help ensure their kids make the grade, parents need to first do their homework when it comes to health coverage.
  • To make sure you have assessed your coverage options, keep in mind these health care coverage questions and answers:
    What do Medicaid and CHIP cover?

AbleTo and Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. Partner to Bring Virtual Behavioral Health Care to Managed Medicaid Members

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Managed Medicaid members are part of Horizon NJ Health, the company's health care management company serving publicly insured individuals in the Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare programs.

Key Points: 
  • The Managed Medicaid members are part of Horizon NJ Health, the company's health care management company serving publicly insured individuals in the Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare programs.
  • AbleTo virtual behavioral health care addresses these mental health factors and has succeeded in improving health and reducing medical costs with evidence-based treatment.
  • AbleTo and Horizon first collaborated in 2015 to improve access to high-quality behavioral health care for the plan's commercially insured members.
  • AbleTo virtual behavioral health care will be available toselected Horizon Managed Medicaid members beginning in July2019.

2019 Medicaid Study: A Comprehensive & Current Overview of Critical Medicaid Trends

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

DUBLIN, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "2019 Medicaid Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "2019 Medicaid Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 2019 State-By-State Medicaid Report gives a comprehensive and current overview of the critical Medicaid trends to follow: a state-by-state look at the fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget allocations, changes in expansion, state decisions on health insurance exchanges, enrollment statistics, Medicaid expenditures from fiscal year 2016, and key Medicaid developments.
  • Readers of this report will come away with a better understanding of the current status of each states Medicaid program.
  • Who Should Buy This Report?

March Issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® Focuses on Medicaid Access, Fragmentation Issues

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 1:49pm

But Medicaid does not address the healthcare access issues associated with fragmented care, he noted, which is common in US healthcare, regardless of payer.

Key Points: 
  • But Medicaid does not address the healthcare access issues associated with fragmented care, he noted, which is common in US healthcare, regardless of payer.
  • In Philadelphia,one-third of new Medicaid enrollees lacked a usual source of primary care and an even greater number lacked a source of dental care.
  • Other titles in the AJMC family include The American Journal of Accountable Care and two evidence-based series, Evidence-BasedOncology and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management.
  • These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industryleaders in managed care.

Health New England Announces Second Year of Where Health Matters Grant Opportunities

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 3:00pm

Health New England announced the second year of its Where Health Matters grant program as part of its Community Benefits Program.

Key Points: 
  • Health New England announced the second year of its Where Health Matters grant program as part of its Community Benefits Program.
  • The Where Health Matters grant program is designed to advance the health and wellbeing of vulnerable population groups living in Central and Western Massachusetts.
  • The Where Health Matters grant program targets four focus areas: chronic diseases, food and/or housing insecurities, infant and maternal health, and mental health and/or substance use disorder.
  • A wholly-owned subsidiary of Baystate Health, Health New England offers a range of health care plans in the commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets.

2019 Medicaid Report - A State-by-State Look at 2019 Budget Allocations, Changes in Expansion, State Decisions on Health Insurance Exchanges, and more - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:36pm

The "2019 Medicaid Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "2019 Medicaid Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 2019 State-By-State Medicaid Report gives a comprehensive and current overview of the critical Medicaid trends to follow: a state-by-state look at the fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget allocations, changes in expansion, state decisions on health insurance exchanges, enrollment statistics, Medicaid expenditures from fiscal year 2016, and key Medicaid developments.
  • Readers of this report will come away with a better understanding of the current status of each states Medicaid program.
  • Who Should Buy This Report?