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Daily Archives: June 6, 2017

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Ky. Doctor Gets 4 Years For Bad Opioid Rx, Medicaid Fraud

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Ky. Doctor Gets 4 Years For Bad Opioid Rx, Medicaid Fraud
Law360, New York (June 6, 2017, 1:18 PM EDT) — A Louisville, Kentucky, obstetrician and gynecologist was sentenced to four years in prison Monday …
Source: Medicaid
Ky. Doctor Gets 4 Years For Bad Opioid Rx, Medicaid Fraud
Medicaid
Law360, New York (June 6, 2017, 1:18 PM EDT) — A Louisville, Kentucky, obstetrician and gynecologist was sentenced to four years in prison Monday …


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Republicans ready to destroy Medicaid and deny the dreams of millions of disabled people

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Republicans ready to destroy Medicaid and deny the dreams of millions of disabled people
Almost 60 percent of voters say that Medicaid is important to them, in the most recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey. That’s because Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Republicans ready to destroy Medicaid and deny the dreams of millions of disabled people
Medicaid
Almost 60 percent of voters say that Medicaid is important to them, in the most recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey. That’s because Medicaid …


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Children with special needs spend time with KC Royals at The Little K for baseball clinic

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Children with special needs spend time with KC Royals at The Little K for baseball clinic
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals are hosting approximately 40 children with special needs on Tuesday, June 6th, for a clinic at Kauffman Stadium’s …
Source: Special Needs
Children with special needs spend time with KC Royals at The Little K for baseball clinic
Special Needs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals are hosting approximately 40 children with special needs on Tuesday, June 6th, for a clinic at Kauffman Stadium’s …


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Brooklyn school hosts autism awareness-focused fashion show

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Brooklyn school hosts autism awareness-focused fashion show
The showcase – dubbed the “Autism Awareness SHARE LOVE Fashion Show” – was the culmination of a group of children’s hard work in a …
Source: Autism
Brooklyn school hosts autism awareness-focused fashion show
Autism
The showcase – dubbed the “Autism Awareness SHARE LOVE Fashion Show” – was the culmination of a group of children’s hard work in a …


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Special ed. millage eroding due to Headlee Amendment

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Special ed. millage eroding due to Headlee Amendment
The millage goes to support what Mellema calls the “basic necessities for special needs students.” “In a lot of ways we’re a silent partner. I want our …
Source: Special Needs
Special ed. millage eroding due to Headlee Amendment
Special Needs
The millage goes to support what Mellema calls the “basic necessities for special needs students.” “In a lot of ways we’re a silent partner. I want our …


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Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver to receive Arthur Ashe Award

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Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver to receive Arthur Ashe Award
She was close to her sister Rosemary who had special needs. The two loved sports such as football, skiing and sailing, but Shriver was frustrated that …
Source: Special Needs
Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver to receive Arthur Ashe Award
Special Needs
She was close to her sister Rosemary who had special needs. The two loved sports such as football, skiing and sailing, but Shriver was frustrated that …


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Suspect sought in alleged theft of $4000 in donations to autism group

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Suspect sought in alleged theft of 00 in donations to autism group
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly stole $4,000 in donations from the Autism Speaks Canada walk on …
Source: Autism
Suspect sought in alleged theft of 00 in donations to autism group
Autism
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman who allegedly stole $4,000 in donations from the Autism Speaks Canada walk on …


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The Nevada Legislature Passed A Bill That Would Allow Medicaid For All Residents

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The Nevada Legislature Passed A Bill That Would Allow Medicaid For All Residents
A law passed by the Nevada legislature, and currently on the desk of Governor Brian Sandoval, would allow any Nevadan access to Medicaid.
Source: Medicaid
The Nevada Legislature Passed A Bill That Would Allow Medicaid For All Residents
Medicaid
A law passed by the Nevada legislature, and currently on the desk of Governor Brian Sandoval, would allow any Nevadan access to Medicaid.


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Family of Autistic Man Whose Therapist was Shot by North Miami Police Files Lawsuit Against City …

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Family of Autistic Man Whose Therapist was Shot by North Miami Police Files Lawsuit Against City …
The family of a man with autism, whose therapist was shot by a North Miami cop, is slapping the city of North Miami and four local police officers with a …
Source: Autism
Family of Autistic Man Whose Therapist was Shot by North Miami Police Files Lawsuit Against City …
Autism
The family of a man with autism, whose therapist was shot by a North Miami cop, is slapping the city of North Miami and four local police officers with a …


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Family of Autistic Man Whose Therapist Was Shot by North Miami Police Files Lawsuit Against City …

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Family of Autistic Man Whose Therapist Was Shot by North Miami Police Files Lawsuit Against City …
According to the report, Soto now lives at a special needs facility in Central Florida. His mother and sister have also moved to be near him.
Source: Special Needs
Family of Autistic Man Whose Therapist Was Shot by North Miami Police Files Lawsuit Against City …
Special Needs
According to the report, Soto now lives at a special needs facility in Central Florida. His mother and sister have also moved to be near him.


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Booker D. Surfdog lights up East Coast for big summer of love autism awareness tour

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Booker D. Surfdog lights up East Coast for big summer of love autism awareness tour
Teaming with Onyx Shorepound Surfdog and HEART of SURFING, Booker D. launches the 2017 Old Dogs & New Tricks Surf Tour.
Source: Autism
Booker D. Surfdog lights up East Coast for big summer of love autism awareness tour
Autism
Teaming with Onyx Shorepound Surfdog and HEART of SURFING, Booker D. launches the 2017 Old Dogs & New Tricks Surf Tour.


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Nevada Is Considering a Revolutionary Health-Care Experiment

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Nevada Is Considering a Revolutionary Health-Care Experiment
In the midst of all this activity there’s a new idea percolating up in Nevada: letting anyone without health insurance buy into the state’s Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Nevada Is Considering a Revolutionary Health-Care Experiment
Medicaid
In the midst of all this activity there’s a new idea percolating up in Nevada: letting anyone without health insurance buy into the state’s Medicaid …


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Gee and Bridgers take top two spots in L-DHS Class of 2017

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Gee and Bridgers take top two spots in L-DHS Class of 2017
Bridgers also was a Champions Together Helper, teaching assistant in Functional Academics (Special Education), Interact Club, Lee-Davis Young …
Source: Special Needs
Gee and Bridgers take top two spots in L-DHS Class of 2017
Special Needs
Bridgers also was a Champions Together Helper, teaching assistant in Functional Academics (Special Education), Interact Club, Lee-Davis Young …


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Battle Creek mother, accused of abusing son with autism, due in court

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Battle Creek mother, accused of abusing son with autism, due in court
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A Battle Creek mother is expected in court Tuesday, accused of abusing her son with autism. Police say …
Source: Autism
Battle Creek mother, accused of abusing son with autism, due in court
Autism
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A Battle Creek mother is expected in court Tuesday, accused of abusing her son with autism. Police say …


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Autism Inclusion Support Worker

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Autism Inclusion Support Worker
The Specialist Training in Autism and Raising Standards (STARS) team is looking to appoint a 0.6 FTE temporary Autism Inclusion Support Worker to …
Source: Autism
Autism Inclusion Support Worker
Autism
The Specialist Training in Autism and Raising Standards (STARS) team is looking to appoint a 0.6 FTE temporary Autism Inclusion Support Worker to …


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Hospital Industry Watches Medicaid, Medicare Talks

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Hospital Industry Watches Medicaid, Medicare Talks
Welander also tells KBND News talk of cutting Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements is creating even more uncertainty, “Really, legislative changes …
Source: Medicaid
Hospital Industry Watches Medicaid, Medicare Talks
Medicaid
Welander also tells KBND News talk of cutting Medicaid and Medicare reimbursements is creating even more uncertainty, “Really, legislative changes …


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AllOne Foundation & Charities supports Autism Center programming and research

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AllOne Foundation & Charities supports Autism Center programming and research
The AllOne Foundation & Charities of Wilkes-Barre recently awarded a $50,000 grant to the Misericordia University Autism Center in support of its …
Source: Autism
AllOne Foundation & Charities supports Autism Center programming and research
Autism
The AllOne Foundation & Charities of Wilkes-Barre recently awarded a $50,000 grant to the Misericordia University Autism Center in support of its …


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Providing an opportunity

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Providing an opportunity
More than 150 people, including children and their families, attended a Special Needs Youth Sportsmen fishing event in Chesapeake, allowing them …
Source: Special Needs
Providing an opportunity
Special Needs
More than 150 people, including children and their families, attended a Special Needs Youth Sportsmen fishing event in Chesapeake, allowing them …


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Eastman Institute ensures smiles, one child at a time

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Eastman Institute ensures smiles, one child at a time
And the institute welcomes patients with special needs to be treated at the institute and the medical center. Dentists from the United States and around …
Source: Special Needs
Eastman Institute ensures smiles, one child at a time
Special Needs
And the institute welcomes patients with special needs to be treated at the institute and the medical center. Dentists from the United States and around …


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Autistic man's family sues over Florida police shooting

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Autistic man’s family sues over Florida police shooting
MIAMI — An autistic man’s family is suing the city of north Miami and four police officers, claiming the disabled man’s civil rights were violated when …
Source: Autism
Autistic man’s family sues over Florida police shooting
Autism
MIAMI — An autistic man’s family is suing the city of north Miami and four police officers, claiming the disabled man’s civil rights were violated when …


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Main Event: Wine event images the PossAbilities

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Main Event: Wine event images the PossAbilities
… have a special needs daughter and have been attending the annual event for years. …. The special appeal sponsors were Gail and Allen Bishop.
Source: Special Needs
Main Event: Wine event images the PossAbilities
Special Needs
… have a special needs daughter and have been attending the annual event for years. …. The special appeal sponsors were Gail and Allen Bishop.


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Husband and wife sentenced for Medicaid fraud

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Husband and wife sentenced for Medicaid fraud
Anna Moore, 60, of Melbourne pleaded guilty Monday in Pulaski County Circuit Court to Medicaid fraud involving theft of property by deception, …
Source: Medicaid
Husband and wife sentenced for Medicaid fraud
Medicaid
Anna Moore, 60, of Melbourne pleaded guilty Monday in Pulaski County Circuit Court to Medicaid fraud involving theft of property by deception, …


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St Giles taking giant leaps forward to underpin NDIS roll-out

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St Giles taking giant leaps forward to underpin NDIS roll-out
Historically, St Giles treated children from birth to 18 who experienced conditions such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and autism. Once they …
Source: Autism
St Giles taking giant leaps forward to underpin NDIS roll-out
Autism
Historically, St Giles treated children from birth to 18 who experienced conditions such as cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and autism. Once they …


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Ohio Bikers Surprise Special Needs Teen

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Ohio Bikers Surprise Special Needs Teen
MONROE, OH – Dozens of bikers, rolling up to help make on special teen’s birthday wish come true. Sixteen-year-old Jason has been living with …
Source: Special Needs
Ohio Bikers Surprise Special Needs Teen
Special Needs
MONROE, OH – Dozens of bikers, rolling up to help make on special teen’s birthday wish come true. Sixteen-year-old Jason has been living with …


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Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center Set to Break Ground on Area's First Indoor Therapy …

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Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center Set to Break Ground on Area’s First Indoor Therapy …
Howard County is home to the state’s largest population of children with Autism. TRRC currently has a waiting list for those needing treatment.
Source: Autism
Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center Set to Break Ground on Area’s First Indoor Therapy …
Autism
Howard County is home to the state’s largest population of children with Autism. TRRC currently has a waiting list for those needing treatment.


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Tennessee program will reimburse pharmacists for MTM to highest-risk Medicaid patients

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Tennessee program will reimburse pharmacists for MTM to highest-risk Medicaid patients
To establish a pilot project that allocates funding for Tennessee pharmacists to provide medication therapy management (MTM) to Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Tennessee program will reimburse pharmacists for MTM to highest-risk Medicaid patients
Medicaid
To establish a pilot project that allocates funding for Tennessee pharmacists to provide medication therapy management (MTM) to Medicaid …


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Dog on wheels looks for 2nd chance

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Dog on wheels looks for 2nd chance
KOIN 6 News recently met a special dog named Sporty, who’s looking for a … who’s about 10 years old, to find a new home due to his special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Dog on wheels looks for 2nd chance
Special Needs
KOIN 6 News recently met a special dog named Sporty, who’s looking for a … who’s about 10 years old, to find a new home due to his special needs.


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Medicaid management firm settles Mercy Health dispute

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Medicaid management firm settles Mercy Health dispute
A contract dispute settlement means the more than 220,000 Iowans covered by the Medicaid managed care company AmeriHealth Caritas can …
Source: Medicaid
Medicaid management firm settles Mercy Health dispute
Medicaid
A contract dispute settlement means the more than 220,000 Iowans covered by the Medicaid managed care company AmeriHealth Caritas can …


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Collins says Maine may want to follow Indiana's lead on Medicaid

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Collins says Maine may want to follow Indiana’s lead on Medicaid
Whether Maine should expand its Medicaid program to cover tens of thousands more people has long been a hotly debated issue — one that may be …
Source: Medicaid
Collins says Maine may want to follow Indiana’s lead on Medicaid
Medicaid
Whether Maine should expand its Medicaid program to cover tens of thousands more people has long been a hotly debated issue — one that may be …


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Health insurers question legality of Cuomo's new Medicaid policy

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Health insurers question legality of Cuomo’s new Medicaid policy
Cuomo said Monday that any plan leaving the New York State of Health marketplace would be prohibited from participating in Medicaid, Child Health …
Source: Medicaid
Health insurers question legality of Cuomo’s new Medicaid policy
Medicaid
Cuomo said Monday that any plan leaving the New York State of Health marketplace would be prohibited from participating in Medicaid, Child Health …


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