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Daily Archives: May 12, 2017

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Lawmakers may halt privatization effort on Medicaid program

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Lawmakers may halt privatization effort on Medicaid program
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma House lawmakers will consider whether to halt progress on privatizing Medicaid for the state’s aged blind and …
Source: Medicaid
Lawmakers may halt privatization effort on Medicaid program
Medicaid
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma House lawmakers will consider whether to halt progress on privatizing Medicaid for the state’s aged blind and …


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Mental Health Authority deals with funding cuts

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Mental Health Authority deals with funding cuts
The authority must waitlist services to existing and future consumers who are not Medicaid eligible, said Lisa Jennings, executive director of the …
Source: Medicaid
Mental Health Authority deals with funding cuts
Medicaid
The authority must waitlist services to existing and future consumers who are not Medicaid eligible, said Lisa Jennings, executive director of the …


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Working 4 You: Thousands on Medicaid Waiver Wait List in Arkansas

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Working 4 You: Thousands on Medicaid Waiver Wait List in Arkansas
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Thousands of families in Arkansas are sitting on a Medicaid waiver waiting list. The state has touted new money streams to move …
Source: Medicaid
Working 4 You: Thousands on Medicaid Waiver Wait List in Arkansas
Medicaid
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Thousands of families in Arkansas are sitting on a Medicaid waiver waiting list. The state has touted new money streams to move …


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Trump administration extends deadline by 3 years to meet Medicaid's standards of care: 4 insights

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Trump administration extends deadline by 3 years to meet Medicaid’s standards of care: 4 insights
The extension gives states more time to launch plans to help elderly and disabled people receive Medicaid services without requiring them to go into …
Source: Medicaid
Trump administration extends deadline by 3 years to meet Medicaid’s standards of care: 4 insights
Medicaid
The extension gives states more time to launch plans to help elderly and disabled people receive Medicaid services without requiring them to go into …


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A garden for specialneeds kids grows in Davie

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A garden for specialneeds kids grows in Davie
At Bob Roth’s New River Groves in Davie, volunteer Steven Wain oversees multiple gardens, including a food gardening program for special needs …
Source: Special Needs
A garden for specialneeds kids grows in Davie
Special Needs
At Bob Roth’s New River Groves in Davie, volunteer Steven Wain oversees multiple gardens, including a food gardening program for special needs …


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AG Balderas Calls For Federal Policy Change To Expand State's Medicaid Fraud Authority To …

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AG Balderas Calls For Federal Policy Change To Expand State’s Medicaid Fraud Authority To …
LAS CRUCES ― Attorney General Hector Balderas and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter urging the U.S. …
Source: Medicaid
AG Balderas Calls For Federal Policy Change To Expand State’s Medicaid Fraud Authority To …
Medicaid
LAS CRUCES ― Attorney General Hector Balderas and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter urging the U.S. …


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First Baptist Church of Dadeville gives special needs students a memorable day at the lake

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First Baptist Church of Dadeville gives special needs students a memorable day at the lake
Smiles were wide and laughter was plentiful as the First Baptist Church of Dadeville hosted special needs students at property just north of town for a …
Source: Special Needs
First Baptist Church of Dadeville gives special needs students a memorable day at the lake
Special Needs
Smiles were wide and laughter was plentiful as the First Baptist Church of Dadeville hosted special needs students at property just north of town for a …


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Making Theater In Chicago More Friendly For Kids With Autism

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Making Theater In Chicago More Friendly For Kids With Autism
A mother says that she and her autistic seven-year-old son were kicked out of a performance of the musical Aladdin in Chicago Wednesday night.
Source: Autism
Making Theater In Chicago More Friendly For Kids With Autism
Autism
A mother says that she and her autistic seven-year-old son were kicked out of a performance of the musical Aladdin in Chicago Wednesday night.


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Wisconsin Medicaid panel decides to keep Suboxone on its preferred list

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Wisconsin Medicaid panel decides to keep Suboxone on its preferred list
WISCONSIN – Suboxone, a Medicaid-covered drug that aids in the recovery of opiate addiction, has recently caught the attention of Wisconsin state …
Source: Medicaid
Wisconsin Medicaid panel decides to keep Suboxone on its preferred list
Medicaid
WISCONSIN – Suboxone, a Medicaid-covered drug that aids in the recovery of opiate addiction, has recently caught the attention of Wisconsin state …


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Mother opens heart to three Chinese children with special needs

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Mother opens heart to three Chinese children with special needs
Besides her teenage son and daughter, she has three specialneeds children adopted from China. Two have albinism, a disorder characterized by …
Source: Special Needs
Mother opens heart to three Chinese children with special needs
Special Needs
Besides her teenage son and daughter, she has three special-needs children adopted from China. Two have albinism, a disorder characterized by …


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Arkansas Autism Foundation Festival & Walk

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Arkansas Autism Foundation Festival & Walk
Please join us for our inaugural Autism Festival and Walk hosted by the newly founded Arkansas Autism Foundation. The event is FREE and includes …
Source: Autism
Arkansas Autism Foundation Festival & Walk
Autism
Please join us for our inaugural Autism Festival and Walk hosted by the newly founded Arkansas Autism Foundation. The event is FREE and includes …


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Malani: Why America Needs a 'do-over' on Medicaid Reform

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Malani: Why America Needs a ‘do-over’ on Medicaid Reform
One of the most important pieces of the newly passed House health bill is a possible US$800 billion cut over 10 years to Medicaid, the federal …
Source: Medicaid
Malani: Why America Needs a ‘do-over’ on Medicaid Reform
Medicaid
One of the most important pieces of the newly passed House health bill is a possible US$800 billion cut over 10 years to Medicaid, the federal …


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Where Motherhood and Inspiration Meet

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Where Motherhood and Inspiration Meet
The market only served parents of typically developing children or children with learning differences and special needs—not both. I wondered what I …
Source: Special Needs
Where Motherhood and Inspiration Meet
Special Needs
The market only served parents of typically developing children or children with learning differences and special needs—not both. I wondered what I …


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Wayne Greene: Bill aims to create waste in state Medicaid system

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Wayne Greene: Bill aims to create waste in state Medicaid system
House Bill 1270 — currently awaiting final legislative consideration in the state House — would require the state’s Medicaid agency to check on the …
Source: Medicaid
Wayne Greene: Bill aims to create waste in state Medicaid system
Medicaid
House Bill 1270 — currently awaiting final legislative consideration in the state House — would require the state’s Medicaid agency to check on the …


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The Next Step in Overcoming the Functional Learning Deficits of Autism

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The Next Step in Overcoming the Functional Learning Deficits of Autism
Patients with autism, it is believed, have difficulties processing a stream of information. They appear to be slow in sorting out information (processing) …
Source: Autism
The Next Step in Overcoming the Functional Learning Deficits of Autism
Autism
Patients with autism, it is believed, have difficulties processing a stream of information. They appear to be slow in sorting out information (processing) …


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Southwest Michigan chiropractor charged with Medicaid fraud

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Southwest Michigan chiropractor charged with Medicaid fraud
LANSING, MI — A Southwest Michigan chiropractor is facing two counts of medicaid fraud, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced.
Source: Medicaid
Southwest Michigan chiropractor charged with Medicaid fraud
Medicaid
LANSING, MI — A Southwest Michigan chiropractor is facing two counts of medicaid fraud, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced.


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Mother designs drone to track her autistic child

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Mother designs drone to track her autistic child
The parent of a young autistic daughter, Carr is set to graduate Saturday from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. For her senior thesis, Carr created …
Source: Autism
Mother designs drone to track her autistic child
Autism
The parent of a young autistic daughter, Carr is set to graduate Saturday from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design. For her senior thesis, Carr created …


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Special Needs Teacher for Upper School Learning Center

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Special Needs Teacher for Upper School Learning Center
TITLE: Special Needs Teacher for Upper School Learning Center – Marsh Grammar School DATE OF OPENING August 2017. QUALIFICATIONS 1.
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Teacher for Upper School Learning Center
Special Needs
TITLE: Special Needs Teacher for Upper School Learning Center – Marsh Grammar School DATE OF OPENING August 2017. QUALIFICATIONS 1.


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Parent-Mediated Intervention for At-Risk Autism Infants Shows Promise

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Parent-Mediated Intervention for At-Risk Autism Infants Shows Promise
HealthDay News — A family behavioral intervention for infants at high risk of autism spectrum disorder is effective in reducing signs of the condition, …
Source: Autism
Parent-Mediated Intervention for At-Risk Autism Infants Shows Promise
Autism
HealthDay News — A family behavioral intervention for infants at high risk of autism spectrum disorder is effective in reducing signs of the condition, …


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Brooklyn Boy, 4, Struck and Killed by Van After Leaving Florida Motel Room

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Brooklyn Boy, 4, Struck and Killed by Van After Leaving Florida Motel Room
A 4-year-old Brooklyn boy with special needs apparently left the motel room where his family was staying in Florida and wandered onto a nearby road …
Source: Special Needs
Brooklyn Boy, 4, Struck and Killed by Van After Leaving Florida Motel Room
Special Needs
A 4-year-old Brooklyn boy with special needs apparently left the motel room where his family was staying in Florida and wandered onto a nearby road …


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Reaching for new challenges

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Reaching for new challenges
“We saw Bryce as a kid with potential,” said Kristen Utley, teacher at Richfield High School, which houses Sevier School District’s special needs …
Source: Special Needs
Reaching for new challenges
Special Needs
“We saw Bryce as a kid with potential,” said Kristen Utley, teacher at Richfield High School, which houses Sevier School District’s special needs …


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The American Health Care Act: A Nationwide Diagnosis

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The American Health Care Act: A Nationwide Diagnosis
Reduction in Medicaid payments, as set by the AHCA, Gehring told Capital & Main, will cause more people with medical conditions to rely on agencies …
Source: Medicaid
The American Health Care Act: A Nationwide Diagnosis
Medicaid
Reduction in Medicaid payments, as set by the AHCA, Gehring told Capital & Main, will cause more people with medical conditions to rely on agencies …


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Maine Medicaid Waiver Would Increase Patient Responsibility

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Maine Medicaid Waiver Would Increase Patient Responsibility
Maine has applied for a Medicaid waiver from CMS that would require beneficiaries to be employed, pay premiums, and pay fines for unnecessary …
Source: Medicaid
Maine Medicaid Waiver Would Increase Patient Responsibility
Medicaid
Maine has applied for a Medicaid waiver from CMS that would require beneficiaries to be employed, pay premiums, and pay fines for unnecessary …


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JUST IN: Boy with special needs hit, killed by van outside Florida hotel

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JUST IN: Boy with special needs hit, killed by van outside Florida hotel
A 4-year-old boy with special needs was hit and killed by a van Friday morning at a hotel in Orlando, Florida Highway Patrol said. According to …
Source: Special Needs
JUST IN: Boy with special needs hit, killed by van outside Florida hotel
Special Needs
A 4-year-old boy with special needs was hit and killed by a van Friday morning at a hotel in Orlando, Florida Highway Patrol said. According to …


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How I Overcame the Heartbreak of My Son's Autism Diagnosis

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How I Overcame the Heartbreak of My Son’s Autism Diagnosis
Early in my legal career, my third child, Marty, was diagnosed with autism. I was absolutely devastated. Like most parents, I’d dreamed of a life of …
Source: Autism
How I Overcame the Heartbreak of My Son’s Autism Diagnosis
Autism
Early in my legal career, my third child, Marty, was diagnosed with autism. I was absolutely devastated. Like most parents, I’d dreamed of a life of …


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4-year-old boy with special needs struck by van, killed outside of hotel

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4-year-old boy with special needs struck by van, killed outside of hotel
The Florida Highway Patrol says the child, who has special needs, wandered out of his hotel room and made his was into the street. Authorities say …
Source: Special Needs
4-year-old boy with special needs struck by van, killed outside of hotel
Special Needs
The Florida Highway Patrol says the child, who has special needs, wandered out of his hotel room and made his was into the street. Authorities say …


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Bringing the autism advantage to the workplace

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Bringing the autism advantage to the workplace
Diagnosed with autism, their son, Walker, has extraordinary skills, but how those skills will translate later in the workforce is a concern for both parents.
Source: Autism
Bringing the autism advantage to the workplace
Autism
Diagnosed with autism, their son, Walker, has extraordinary skills, but how those skills will translate later in the workforce is a concern for both parents.


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'Aladdin' Boots Boy With Autism For Being Disruptive to Cast

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‘Aladdin’ Boots Boy With Autism For Being Disruptive to Cast
According to reports coming in from Chicago news, at a recent performance of Disney’s Aladdin, a woman and her son, who has autism, were asked to …
Source: Autism
‘Aladdin’ Boots Boy With Autism For Being Disruptive to Cast
Autism
According to reports coming in from Chicago news, at a recent performance of Disney’s Aladdin, a woman and her son, who has autism, were asked to …


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Child with special needs killed, wandered from hotel

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Child with special needs killed, wandered from hotel
The Florida Highway Patrol said the boy, who had special needs, was staying with his parents at the hotel when he managed to leave their room while …
Source: Special Needs
Child with special needs killed, wandered from hotel
Special Needs
The Florida Highway Patrol said the boy, who had special needs, was staying with his parents at the hotel when he managed to leave their room while …


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Vote on autism bill planned next week

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Vote on autism bill planned next week
The Alabama Senate next week is expected to vote on a bill mandating insurance coverage for autistic children and their families. Senate President …
Source: Autism
Vote on autism bill planned next week
Autism
The Alabama Senate next week is expected to vote on a bill mandating insurance coverage for autistic children and their families. Senate President …


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