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Daily Archives: June 1, 2017

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The Devastating Cut to the Entire Medicaid Program Hidden within Obamacare Repeal

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The Devastating Cut to the Entire Medicaid Program Hidden within Obamacare Repeal
A Medicaid per capita cap is just that—a fixed amount the federal government pays each state for each person in the state’s Medicaid program.
Source: Medicaid
The Devastating Cut to the Entire Medicaid Program Hidden within Obamacare Repeal
Medicaid
A Medicaid per capita cap is just that—a fixed amount the federal government pays each state for each person in the state’s Medicaid program.


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HHS estimate: Mylan overcharged Medicaid by $1.27B for EpiPens

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HHS estimate: Mylan overcharged Medicaid by .27B for EpiPens
HHS’s Office of Inspector General estimates Mylan may have overcharged Medicaid $1.27 billion for EpiPens over the last decade by improperly …
Source: Medicaid
HHS estimate: Mylan overcharged Medicaid by .27B for EpiPens
Medicaid
HHS’s Office of Inspector General estimates Mylan may have overcharged Medicaid $1.27 billion for EpiPens over the last decade by improperly …


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'A little ray of light': How adopted daughter born without limbs helps Utah family face cancer

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‘A little ray of light’: How adopted daughter born without limbs helps Utah family face cancer
Now, they’re in the process of adopting a third child, a beautiful 9-year-old girl with special needs, also from the Philippines. If everything goes as …
Source: Special Needs
‘A little ray of light’: How adopted daughter born without limbs helps Utah family face cancer
Special Needs
Now, they’re in the process of adopting a third child, a beautiful 9-year-old girl with special needs, also from the Philippines. If everything goes as …


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Naber set to take over as ACES director next year

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Naber set to take over as ACES director next year
She served as the speech and language implementer and oversaw a staff of three employees and 32 students with special needs in the district, which …
Source: Special Needs
Naber set to take over as ACES director next year
Special Needs
She served as the speech and language implementer and oversaw a staff of three employees and 32 students with special needs in the district, which …


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Scientists link autism with high amounts of heavy metals found in baby teeth: Study

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Scientists link autism with high amounts of heavy metals found in baby teeth: Study
This image released by Sesame Workshop shows Julia, a new autistic muppet character debuting on the 47th Season of “Sesame Street” on April 10, …
Source: Autism
Scientists link autism with high amounts of heavy metals found in baby teeth: Study
Autism
This image released by Sesame Workshop shows Julia, a new autistic muppet character debuting on the 47th Season of “Sesame Street” on April 10, …


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Autism alone does not raise risk of violent offending, claims research

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Autism alone does not raise risk of violent offending, claims research
Experts from the University of Bristol believe a diagnosis of autism has far less influence on people’s violent behaviour than other psychiatric disorders …
Source: Autism
Autism alone does not raise risk of violent offending, claims research
Autism
Experts from the University of Bristol believe a diagnosis of autism has far less influence on people’s violent behaviour than other psychiatric disorders …


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Ways to help in the Cedar Valley

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Ways to help in the Cedar Valley
Set up a buddy system with the special needs program at your school. … to learn more about those with special needs, and ask how you can help.
Source: Special Needs
Ways to help in the Cedar Valley
Special Needs
Set up a buddy system with the special needs program at your school. … to learn more about those with special needs, and ask how you can help.


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Mylan lowballed Medicaid on EpiPen by $1.27B, far more than its DOJ settlement: HHS

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Mylan lowballed Medicaid on EpiPen by .27B, far more than its DOJ settlement: HHS
Now, it appears that figure is far short of taxpayer harm resulting from the injector’s misclassification on Medicaid, news that comes as the deal has yet …
Source: Medicaid
Mylan lowballed Medicaid on EpiPen by .27B, far more than its DOJ settlement: HHS
Medicaid
Now, it appears that figure is far short of taxpayer harm resulting from the injector’s misclassification on Medicaid, news that comes as the deal has yet …


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Psychologist and neuroscientist to direct KU autism research and training center

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Psychologist and neuroscientist to direct KU autism research and training center
OVERLAND PARK — Today, Matthew W. Mosconi assumes the directorship of the Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training, or K-CART.
Source: Autism
Psychologist and neuroscientist to direct KU autism research and training center
Autism
OVERLAND PARK — Today, Matthew W. Mosconi assumes the directorship of the Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training, or K-CART.


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President Trump's Proposed FY 2018 Budget Spares Medicare, But Calls for Deep Medicaid Cuts …

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President Trump’s Proposed FY 2018 Budget Spares Medicare, But Calls for Deep Medicaid Cuts …
President Trump has released his FY 2018 budget proposal, which the Administration dubs “A New Foundation for American Greatness.
Source: Medicaid
President Trump’s Proposed FY 2018 Budget Spares Medicare, But Calls for Deep Medicaid Cuts …
Medicaid
President Trump has released his FY 2018 budget proposal, which the Administration dubs “A New Foundation for American Greatness.


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For families of special needs students, graduation brings a fresh set of concerns

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For families of special needs students, graduation brings a fresh set of concerns
Statistics from the Florida Department of Education indicate that this scenario is the norm for many families of special needs students following high …
Source: Special Needs
For families of special needs students, graduation brings a fresh set of concerns
Special Needs
Statistics from the Florida Department of Education indicate that this scenario is the norm for many families of special needs students following high …


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SPECIAL NEEDS (Blind) Schnauzer Rescue needs transport from JC, TN

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SPECIAL NEEDS (Blind) Schnauzer Rescue needs transport from JC, TN
Number of animals being transported: 1. Breeds, weight, age: miniature schnauzer, 23 lbs, 7 yrs old. Health condition: excellent. Heartworm status: …
Source: Special Needs
SPECIAL NEEDS (Blind) Schnauzer Rescue needs transport from JC, TN
Special Needs
Number of animals being transported: 1. Breeds, weight, age: miniature schnauzer, 23 lbs, 7 yrs old. Health condition: excellent. Heartworm status: …


  • -

Having Another Baby With A Special Needs Child

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Having Another Baby With A Special Needs Child
My biggest fear with a new baby was that a medical need would arise with Martha which would force me to choose which child to attend to. Thankfully …
Source: Special Needs
Having Another Baby With A Special Needs Child
Special Needs
My biggest fear with a new baby was that a medical need would arise with Martha which would force me to choose which child to attend to. Thankfully …


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Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals, NIH study suggests

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Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals, NIH study suggests
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children …
Source: Autism
Baby teeth link autism and heavy metals, NIH study suggests
Autism
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of the essential nutrients zinc and manganese, compared to teeth from children …


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Study finds autism alone does not increase risk of violence

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Study finds autism alone does not increase risk of violence
Research suggests a diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or conduct disorder and autism was found to reduce the risk of violent …
Source: Autism
Study finds autism alone does not increase risk of violence
Autism
Research suggests a diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or conduct disorder and autism was found to reduce the risk of violent …


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Scott Credit Union employees raise over $1490 during Autism Awareness Month

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Scott Credit Union employees raise over 90 during Autism Awareness Month
The Illinois Center for Autism (ICA) is a not-for-profit, community-based, mental health treatment, and educational agency dedicated to serving people …
Source: Autism
Scott Credit Union employees raise over 90 during Autism Awareness Month
Autism
The Illinois Center for Autism (ICA) is a not-for-profit, community-based, mental health treatment, and educational agency dedicated to serving people …


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Indictments handed up in Medicaid fraud investigation

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Indictments handed up in Medicaid fraud investigation
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Several nurses providing services in Berkeley County have been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly defrauding Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Indictments handed up in Medicaid fraud investigation
Medicaid
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Several nurses providing services in Berkeley County have been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly defrauding Medicaid …


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Davis: Control health costs through tighter Medicaid rules, expanded plans

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Davis: Control health costs through tighter Medicaid rules, expanded plans
Rodney Davis says health care reforms should consist of controlling the expansion of Medicaid so that the program is for those who need it the most.
Source: Medicaid
Davis: Control health costs through tighter Medicaid rules, expanded plans
Medicaid
Rodney Davis says health care reforms should consist of controlling the expansion of Medicaid so that the program is for those who need it the most.


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English learners particularly affected by Texas special ed legislation

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English learners particularly affected by Texas special ed legislation
Only 7.6% of English learners in Texas were identified as having special needs, compared to 9% of English-speaking students in the state — and the …
Source: Special Needs
English learners particularly affected by Texas special ed legislation
Special Needs
Only 7.6% of English learners in Texas were identified as having special needs, compared to 9% of English-speaking students in the state — and the …


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MY TOUGHEST CASE: Dr. Kellie Axelrad, DDS

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MY TOUGHEST CASE: Dr. Kellie Axelrad, DDS
For Dr. Axelrad, treating fearful patients, specialneeds patients and patients that may have traditionally been underserved, has been a labor of love.
Source: Special Needs
MY TOUGHEST CASE: Dr. Kellie Axelrad, DDS
Special Needs
For Dr. Axelrad, treating fearful patients, special-needs patients and patients that may have traditionally been underserved, has been a labor of love.


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Farrell gridders, students at PS37R developing special bond

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Farrell gridders, students at PS37R developing special bond
Farrell collaborates with the staff and host some of their special needs students and some members of the Lions’ football team show them the field, …
Source: Special Needs
Farrell gridders, students at PS37R developing special bond
Special Needs
Farrell collaborates with the staff and host some of their special needs students and some members of the Lions’ football team show them the field, …


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Edithvale parents of autistic boy seek volunteers to help his social development

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Edithvale parents of autistic boy seek volunteers to help his social development
Edithvale parents of autistic boy seek volunteers to help his social … THE parents of a boy with autism are desperately searching for people with big …
Source: Autism
Edithvale parents of autistic boy seek volunteers to help his social development
Autism
Edithvale parents of autistic boy seek volunteers to help his social … THE parents of a boy with autism are desperately searching for people with big …


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Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism

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Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism
WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism spectrum disorders probably aren’t throwing more tantrums because of a lack …
Source: Autism
Communication Problems Not at Root of Tantrums in Kids With Autism
Autism
WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Children with autism spectrum disorders probably aren’t throwing more tantrums because of a lack …


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The Royal Ball Run for Autism announced as Three Degree recipient for June

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The Royal Ball Run for Autism announced as Three Degree recipient for June
The Royal Ball Run for Autism has been selected as the June recipient of the Three Degree Guarantee sponsored by Eriksen Chevrolet in Milan, IL.
Source: Autism
The Royal Ball Run for Autism announced as Three Degree recipient for June
Autism
The Royal Ball Run for Autism has been selected as the June recipient of the Three Degree Guarantee sponsored by Eriksen Chevrolet in Milan, IL.


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GOP lawmaker accuses his constituents of using Medicaid for “financial gain”

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GOP lawmaker accuses his constituents of using Medicaid for “financial gain”
Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) told a doctor at a town hall that he had to cut Medicaid because “some use it for financial gain” — a bizarre statement that …
Source: Medicaid
GOP lawmaker accuses his constituents of using Medicaid for “financial gain”
Medicaid
Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) told a doctor at a town hall that he had to cut Medicaid because “some use it for financial gain” — a bizarre statement that …


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Early season predictions & preparations

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Early season predictions & preparations
Don’t miss tonight’s hour long prime time special, A Disaster Named … homes, and other special needs that may require more attention during a storm.
Source: Special Needs
Early season predictions & preparations
Special Needs
Don’t miss tonight’s hour long prime time special, A Disaster Named … homes, and other special needs that may require more attention during a storm.


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Mulvaney trashes nonpartisan budget office, ignores $2 trillion error in his own work

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Mulvaney trashes nonpartisan budget office, ignores trillion error in his own work
“You recognize of course that they assume that people voluntarily get off of Medicaid? That’s just not defensible. It’s almost as if they went into it and …
Source: Medicaid
Mulvaney trashes nonpartisan budget office, ignores trillion error in his own work
Medicaid
“You recognize of course that they assume that people voluntarily get off of Medicaid? That’s just not defensible. It’s almost as if they went into it and …


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American Health Care Act will deliver deep Medicaid cuts and uncertainty to Colorado, say left's …

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American Health Care Act will deliver deep Medicaid cuts and uncertainty to Colorado, say left’s …
Elisabeth Arenales, the health program director, for the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, said the deep cuts to Medicaid will “have very significant …
Source: Medicaid
American Health Care Act will deliver deep Medicaid cuts and uncertainty to Colorado, say left’s …
Medicaid
Elisabeth Arenales, the health program director, for the Colorado Center on Law and Policy, said the deep cuts to Medicaid will “have very significant …


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Morning Rush: Worries over Medicaid changes, district policy attacked, faithful couple

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Morning Rush: Worries over Medicaid changes, district policy attacked, faithful couple
She has her social work degree now but fears cuts to Medicaid as part of the Republican health care legislation in the U.S. Senate would doom further …
Source: Medicaid
Morning Rush: Worries over Medicaid changes, district policy attacked, faithful couple
Medicaid
She has her social work degree now but fears cuts to Medicaid as part of the Republican health care legislation in the U.S. Senate would doom further …


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