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Daily Archives: May 10, 2017

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Former Medicare and Medicaid chief joins Chicago startup Avia

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Former Medicare and Medicaid chief joins Chicago startup Avia
Hospital consultant Avia has made a high-profile addition, hiring a former head of federal Medicare and Medicaid programs: Andy Slavitt, who was …
Source: Medicaid
Former Medicare and Medicaid chief joins Chicago startup Avia
Medicaid
Hospital consultant Avia has made a high-profile addition, hiring a former head of federal Medicare and Medicaid programs: Andy Slavitt, who was …


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Baker's claim of soaring Medicaid rolls is faulty

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Baker’s claim of soaring Medicaid rolls is faulty
WITH MUCH FANFARE last January, the Baker administration sounded the alarm that the Medicaid rolls were soaring because individuals were …
Source: Medicaid
Baker’s claim of soaring Medicaid rolls is faulty
Medicaid
WITH MUCH FANFARE last January, the Baker administration sounded the alarm that the Medicaid rolls were soaring because individuals were …


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Ted Cruz, GOP senators from Medicaid expansion states will play major role in healthcare bill rewrite

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Ted Cruz, GOP senators from Medicaid expansion states will play major role in healthcare bill rewrite
Ted Cruz is likely to play a major role in shaping Senate Republicans’ effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Gage Skidmore / CC …
Source: Medicaid
Ted Cruz, GOP senators from Medicaid expansion states will play major role in healthcare bill rewrite
Medicaid
Ted Cruz is likely to play a major role in shaping Senate Republicans’ effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Gage Skidmore / CC …


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The Adequacy of Income Allowances for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services

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The Adequacy of Income Allowances for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services
Medicaid finances home and community-based services (HCBS) for lower-income older adults with disabilities, but most states require beneficiaries to …
Source: Medicaid
The Adequacy of Income Allowances for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services
Medicaid
Medicaid finances home and community-based services (HCBS) for lower-income older adults with disabilities, but most states require beneficiaries to …


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McCarter Theatre thanks supporters of relaxed performance for people on the autism spectrum

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McCarter Theatre thanks supporters of relaxed performance for people on the autism spectrum
This marks the fifth season that McCarter has offered a relaxed performance for people on the autism spectrum or who have sensory sensitivities and …
Source: Autism
McCarter Theatre thanks supporters of relaxed performance for people on the autism spectrum
Autism
This marks the fifth season that McCarter has offered a relaxed performance for people on the autism spectrum or who have sensory sensitivities and …


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Daily on Healthcare: Senators tackle Medicaid growth rates

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Daily on Healthcare: Senators tackle Medicaid growth rates
Toomey and Portman tasked with hashing out Senate Medicaid compromise: When senators met Tuesday for formal healthcare discussions, there …
Source: Medicaid
Daily on Healthcare: Senators tackle Medicaid growth rates
Medicaid
Toomey and Portman tasked with hashing out Senate Medicaid compromise: When senators met Tuesday for formal healthcare discussions, there …


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Medicaid Blows $109 Billion on Promotional “Demonstrations”

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Medicaid Blows 9 Billion on Promotional “Demonstrations”
In a classic example of government waste, the taxpayer-funded program (Medicaid) that provides health insurance for the poor spends over $100 …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid Blows 9 Billion on Promotional “Demonstrations”
Medicaid
In a classic example of government waste, the taxpayer-funded program (Medicaid) that provides health insurance for the poor spends over $100 …


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Students support Autism Speaks

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Students support Autism Speaks
Green Bank Elementary Middle School teacher Brooke Dickenson hosted a donation program last month for Autism Speaks. April is National Autism …
Source: Autism
Students support Autism Speaks
Autism
Green Bank Elementary Middle School teacher Brooke Dickenson hosted a donation program last month for Autism Speaks. April is National Autism …


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'In The Light' Autism Acceptance Concert, Celebration May 18

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‘In The Light’ Autism Acceptance Concert, Celebration May 18
… Performing and Visual Arts Program and Studio 39, will host “In the Light, A Celebration of Acceptance and the Arts,” an autism acceptance concert, …
Source: Autism
‘In The Light’ Autism Acceptance Concert, Celebration May 18
Autism
… Performing and Visual Arts Program and Studio 39, will host “In the Light, A Celebration of Acceptance and the Arts,” an autism acceptance concert, …


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Sanctuary rehabilitates baby goats with special needs, Instagram page the cutest

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Sanctuary rehabilitates baby goats with special needs, Instagram page the cutest
A goat rescue center rehabilitates disabled baby goats and their Instagram page will rehabilitate your heart. Goats of Anarchy, based in New Jersey, …
Source: Special Needs
Sanctuary rehabilitates baby goats with special needs, Instagram page the cutest
Special Needs
A goat rescue center rehabilitates disabled baby goats and their Instagram page will rehabilitate your heart. Goats of Anarchy, based in New Jersey, …


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Senators Unsure if They Can Save Medicaid Expansion

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Senators Unsure if They Can Save Medicaid Expansion
Altering the House’s Obamacare repeal bill to aid Medicaid expansion states may be impossible under Senate rules, lawmakers said May 9.
Source: Medicaid
Senators Unsure if They Can Save Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid
Altering the House’s Obamacare repeal bill to aid Medicaid expansion states may be impossible under Senate rules, lawmakers said May 9.


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With therapy dogs assisting, autistic kids look forward to trip to the dentist

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With therapy dogs assisting, autistic kids look forward to trip to the dentist
Diego Rosales was so terrified during his dental appointments when he was 4 that he kept biting his dentist. Today, the 9-year-old is far calmer, …
Source: Autism
With therapy dogs assisting, autistic kids look forward to trip to the dentist
Autism
Diego Rosales was so terrified during his dental appointments when he was 4 that he kept biting his dentist. Today, the 9-year-old is far calmer, …


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Jen Arey to help local families navigate

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Jen Arey to help local families navigate
JEN AREY The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is thrilled to have Jen Arey on staff as the Special Needs Navigator for the Jewish Abilities …
Source: Special Needs
Jen Arey to help local families navigate
Special Needs
JEN AREY The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is thrilled to have Jen Arey on staff as the Special Needs Navigator for the Jewish Abilities …


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Cassidy: Medicaid expansion may not end

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Cassidy: Medicaid expansion may not end
Sen. Bill Cassidy said that if President Trump keeps his promise to the American people, there will be “some sort of Medicaid expansion.”.
Source: Medicaid
Cassidy: Medicaid expansion may not end
Medicaid
Sen. Bill Cassidy said that if President Trump keeps his promise to the American people, there will be “some sort of Medicaid expansion.”.


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Interruptions in Medicaid coverage harm children's access to health care

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Interruptions in Medicaid coverage harm children’s access to health care
Children are likely to go without needed health care or to receive care in resource-intensive settings like EDs during short-term loss of Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Interruptions in Medicaid coverage harm children’s access to health care
Medicaid
Children are likely to go without needed health care or to receive care in resource-intensive settings like EDs during short-term loss of Medicaid …


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Opinion: How San Jose needs to prepare for its next flood or other disaster

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Opinion: How San Jose needs to prepare for its next flood or other disaster
Name a special commission. It should be charged with replacing the city’s existing Office of Emergency Services (OES) and developing a new office …
Source: Special Needs
Opinion: How San Jose needs to prepare for its next flood or other disaster
Special Needs
Name a special commission. It should be charged with replacing the city’s existing Office of Emergency Services (OES) and developing a new office …


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for public washrooms

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for public washrooms
Foundations® offers changing stations for individuals with physical challenges.
Source: Special Needs
for public washrooms
Special Needs
Foundations® offers changing stations for individuals with physical challenges.


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Senators Mull New Tax Credit for Medicaid Recipients

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Senators Mull New Tax Credit for Medicaid Recipients
Senators are considering creating a new tax credit to help low-income individuals buy health insurance after they leave Medicaid rolls, Sen.
Source: Medicaid
Senators Mull New Tax Credit for Medicaid Recipients
Medicaid
Senators are considering creating a new tax credit to help low-income individuals buy health insurance after they leave Medicaid rolls, Sen.


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Missing 12-year-old boy with autism found safe in Galveston Co.

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Missing 12-year-old boy with autism found safe in Galveston Co.
The missing 12-year-old boy with autism in Galveston County has been found safe, according to deputies. The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office were …
Source: Autism
Missing 12-year-old boy with autism found safe in Galveston Co.
Autism
The missing 12-year-old boy with autism in Galveston County has been found safe, according to deputies. The Galveston County Sheriff’s Office were …


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Teacher Spotlight: Individualized Teaching for Students with Special Needs

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Teacher Spotlight: Individualized Teaching for Students with Special Needs
Special needs education is important to Ms. Allhiser because, “it is individualized teaching to students that learn differently from their peers and have …
Source: Special Needs
Teacher Spotlight: Individualized Teaching for Students with Special Needs
Special Needs
Special needs education is important to Ms. Allhiser because, “it is individualized teaching to students that learn differently from their peers and have …


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Autism Interventionist

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Autism Interventionist
Looking for an interesting profession? Join Howard Center to work with children ages 2-21 years with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Provide intensive …
Source: Autism
Autism Interventionist
Autism
Looking for an interesting profession? Join Howard Center to work with children ages 2-21 years with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Provide intensive …


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Vaccines, Autism, and Retraction

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Vaccines, Autism, and Retraction
Two weeks ago, the Journal of Translational Science published a paper that reported a correlation between vaccination and autism in 666 children.
Source: Autism
Vaccines, Autism, and Retraction
Autism
Two weeks ago, the Journal of Translational Science published a paper that reported a correlation between vaccination and autism in 666 children.


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Autism: Mum sets up home 'therapy room' to help autistic son

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Autism: Mum sets up home ‘therapy room’ to help autistic son
His visual impairment means he has to have a machine at home and at school to help him read and write and following his autism diagnosis Nikola’s …
Source: Autism
Autism: Mum sets up home ‘therapy room’ to help autistic son
Autism
His visual impairment means he has to have a machine at home and at school to help him read and write and following his autism diagnosis Nikola’s …


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A golden night for Gabby

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A golden night for Gabby
“Having a child with special needs, you never think they’re going to be included in events like this,” she said. “This is a huge deal for our family.”.
Source: Special Needs
A golden night for Gabby
Special Needs
“Having a child with special needs, you never think they’re going to be included in events like this,” she said. “This is a huge deal for our family.”.


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ANC 3F May agenda: Hearst School autism grant; Playground concert series

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ANC 3F May agenda: Hearst School autism grant; Playground concert series
Up for discussion are Hearst Elementary’s request for a grant to buy autism class equipment and Friends of Forest Hills Playground’s summer concert …
Source: Autism
ANC 3F May agenda: Hearst School autism grant; Playground concert series
Autism
Up for discussion are Hearst Elementary’s request for a grant to buy autism class equipment and Friends of Forest Hills Playground’s summer concert …


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Kickball league for special kids

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Kickball league for special kids
Kickball league for individuals with special needs meets Monday nights at Badgett Sports Complex. Kickball starts at 6pm (5-9-2017, 4pm).
Source: Special Needs
Kickball league for special kids
Special Needs
Kickball league for individuals with special needs meets Monday nights at Badgett Sports Complex. Kickball starts at 6pm (5-9-2017, 4pm).


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Lenoir schools to host Special Olympics-style event at Kinston High

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Lenoir schools to host Special Olympics-style event at Kinston High
Nearly 300 special needs students are slated to participate in the event, with more than 1,000 students involved total – many as volunteers.
Source: Special Needs
Lenoir schools to host Special Olympics-style event at Kinston High
Special Needs
Nearly 300 special needs students are slated to participate in the event, with more than 1,000 students involved total – many as volunteers.


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Lawsuit Says School Aide Punched Special Needs Child in Face

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Lawsuit Says School Aide Punched Special Needs Child in Face
The mother of a special needs student has filed a lawsuit against Fayette County Public Schools saying a paraeducator punched the student in the …
Source: Special Needs
Lawsuit Says School Aide Punched Special Needs Child in Face
Special Needs
The mother of a special needs student has filed a lawsuit against Fayette County Public Schools saying a paraeducator punched the student in the …


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Detroit Pistons Coach Picks Up Special Needs Dog From Michigan Shelter

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Detroit Pistons Coach Picks Up Special Needs Dog From Michigan Shelter
Detroit Pistons Coach Picks Up Special Needs Dog From Michigan Shelter … Thanks to UpNorthLive for being there to catch the special meeting!
Source: Special Needs
Detroit Pistons Coach Picks Up Special Needs Dog From Michigan Shelter
Special Needs
Detroit Pistons Coach Picks Up Special Needs Dog From Michigan Shelter … Thanks to UpNorthLive for being there to catch the special meeting!


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