From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Grant Opportunities Available Under Healthcare Reform; Changes to Expect in Private Grant Funding

The organization Grantmakers in Health has issued a report examining the response of private grantmakers and philanthropy organizations to healthcare reform. The report analyzes new [...]

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Fewer Low-Income Seniors Will be Reassigned to New Part D Plans This Year

In 2011, fewer low-income seniors will be automatically switched into new Medicare Part D plans, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In [...]

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CMS Issues Guidance to State Medicaid Directors on HIT Incentive Payments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a State Medicaid Directors Letter providing guidance on how states may receive federal matching funds [...]

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Healthcare Reform and Homelessness

In an Aug. 20 story, Kaiser Health News (KHN) reports on how healthcare reform will benefit individuals who are homeless. The article profiles a Baltimore [...]

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Resources on Maximizing Enrollment in Medicaid Expansion

Under healthcare reform, Medicaid will expand to cover all individuals under 133% of poverty by 2014. Past experiences with implementing Medicare Part D and Massachusetts’ [...]

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States Must Write to Officially Request Extra Medicaid Money, Says HHS

This month, Congress approved a 6-month extension of enhanced federal Medicaid assistance to states. The assistance, known as FMAP, was originally set to end on [...]

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HIT Incentives: Get the Facts from CMS

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a website for individuals seeking information about the Medicare and Medicaid health IT incentive payments [...]

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26th National Home and Community Based Services Conference

The 26th Annual National Home and Community Based Services Conference will take place from Sept. 26-29 in Atlanta, Georgia.  This year’s conference will showcase innovative [...]

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How States Can Take Advantage of New Opportunities in Home- and Community-based Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a State Medicaid Director Letter outlining how states can take advantage of healthcare reform’s new provisions [...]

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Make Your Voice Heard on Health Reform Implementation

Over the coming years, the federal government will be issuing many regulations with guidance on how the provisions of healthcare reform must be implemented. For [...]

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