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Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

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Portman joins push for cuts to Medicaid expansion funds

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Portman joins push for cuts to Medicaid expansion funds
WASHINGTON — Sen. Rob Portman has joined with other Republicans in pushing for a compromise to gradually reduce federal dollars for Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Portman joins push for cuts to Medicaid expansion funds
Medicaid
WASHINGTON — Sen. Rob Portman has joined with other Republicans in pushing for a compromise to gradually reduce federal dollars for Medicaid …


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Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2017: Medicaid for seniors very costly

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Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2017: Medicaid for seniors very costly
Regarding Bart Hinkle’s recent Commentary column, “Trump’s Medicaid spending binge”: Hinkle says the baseline spending curve for Medicaid from …
Source: Medicaid
Letters to the Editor, June 10, 2017: Medicaid for seniors very costly
Medicaid
Regarding Bart Hinkle’s recent Commentary column, “Trump’s Medicaid spending binge”: Hinkle says the baseline spending curve for Medicaid from …


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Rural Florida Hit Hardest By Trump Medicaid Cuts — Georgetown Study

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Rural Florida Hit Hardest By Trump Medicaid Cuts — Georgetown Study
The report found Minnesota’s rural areas and small towns have higher percentages of children on Medical Assistance – the state’s Medicaid program …
Source: Medicaid
Rural Florida Hit Hardest By Trump Medicaid Cuts — Georgetown Study
Medicaid
The report found Minnesota’s rural areas and small towns have higher percentages of children on Medical Assistance – the state’s Medicaid program …


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Suboxone clinic doctor arraigned in Louisa

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Suboxone clinic doctor arraigned in Louisa
FRANKFORT Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse today announced a former eastern Kentucky Suboxone …
Source: Medicaid
Suboxone clinic doctor arraigned in Louisa
Medicaid
FRANKFORT Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse today announced a former eastern Kentucky Suboxone …


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Increasing number of kids covered through Medicaid in Westmoreland [The Pittsburgh Tribune …

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Increasing number of kids covered through Medicaid in Westmoreland [The Pittsburgh Tribune …
June 09The number of children covered through Medicaid in Westmoreland County is on the rise, found a new report from Georgetown University …
Source: Medicaid
Increasing number of kids covered through Medicaid in Westmoreland [The Pittsburgh Tribune …
Medicaid
June 09The number of children covered through Medicaid in Westmoreland County is on the rise, found a new report from Georgetown University …


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Federal judge decides ruling on Illinois Medicaid payments

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Federal judge decides ruling on Illinois Medicaid payments
As the budget impasse continues and Illinois’ backlog grows to over $14 billion in unpaid bills, many Medicaid service providers have threatened to …
Source: Medicaid
Federal judge decides ruling on Illinois Medicaid payments
Medicaid
As the budget impasse continues and Illinois’ backlog grows to over $14 billion in unpaid bills, many Medicaid service providers have threatened to …


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Special Graduation for Special Needs Student

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Special Graduation for Special Needs Student
He’s a special needs student at Grants Pass High School. According to the Facebook post, Caleb won’t get to walk with his class because of potential …
Source: Special Needs
Special Graduation for Special Needs Student
Special Needs
He’s a special needs student at Grants Pass High School. According to the Facebook post, Caleb won’t get to walk with his class because of potential …


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special needs parenting huntsville

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special needs parenting huntsville
Just in time for the summer, we’ve got a list of Sensory Friendly movies for kids and adults on the Autism Spectrum – and anyone else who might like …
Source: Special Needs
special needs parenting huntsville
Special Needs
Just in time for the summer, we’ve got a list of Sensory Friendly movies for kids and adults on the Autism Spectrum – and anyone else who might like …


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Special needs class benefits from local student volunteer

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Special needs class benefits from local student volunteer
Photograph by George Sakkestad Cupertino High School student Ajay Prasad volunteers weekly with the special needs students at Blue Hill …
Source: Special Needs
Special needs class benefits from local student volunteer
Special Needs
Photograph by George Sakkestad Cupertino High School student Ajay Prasad volunteers weekly with the special needs students at Blue Hill …


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Suburban Mom Writes Passionate Letter to Parents After Children Won't Swim With Son With …

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Suburban Mom Writes Passionate Letter to Parents After Children Won’t Swim With Son With …
When a northwest suburban mother brought her son to a public pool for a day of swimming, she left feeling heartbroken. Kristen Miller Rumphol, of …
Source: Special Needs
Suburban Mom Writes Passionate Letter to Parents After Children Won’t Swim With Son With …
Special Needs
When a northwest suburban mother brought her son to a public pool for a day of swimming, she left feeling heartbroken. Kristen Miller Rumphol, of …


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AmeriHealth Caritas Selected to Continue Providing Medicaid Services in Our Nation's Capital

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AmeriHealth Caritas Selected to Continue Providing Medicaid Services in Our Nation’s Capital
The program covers Medicaid eligible enrollees from the District Healthy Families Program, the District Healthcare Alliance Program and the …
Source: Medicaid
AmeriHealth Caritas Selected to Continue Providing Medicaid Services in Our Nation’s Capital
Medicaid
The program covers Medicaid eligible enrollees from the District Healthy Families Program, the District Healthcare Alliance Program and the …


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Intra-GOP Fight Ramps Up Over Medicaid Cuts In Obamacare Repeal

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Intra-GOP Fight Ramps Up Over Medicaid Cuts In Obamacare Repeal
Another front of the battle is how Republicans craft their longer-term overhaul of the traditional Medicaid program. The GOP intends to transform …
Source: Medicaid
Intra-GOP Fight Ramps Up Over Medicaid Cuts In Obamacare Repeal
Medicaid
Another front of the battle is how Republicans craft their longer-term overhaul of the traditional Medicaid program. The GOP intends to transform …


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Trump's Base In Rural America Could Be Disproportionately Hurt By Medicaid Cuts

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Trump’s Base In Rural America Could Be Disproportionately Hurt By Medicaid Cuts
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion disproportionately benefited rural Americans over their urban counterparts, according to a new report, …
Source: Medicaid
Trump’s Base In Rural America Could Be Disproportionately Hurt By Medicaid Cuts
Medicaid
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion disproportionately benefited rural Americans over their urban counterparts, according to a new report, …


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Beat the Heat centers help you stay cool

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Beat the Heat centers help you stay cool
The Houston Health Department can help seniors and those with special needs get an air conditioning unit. There is a high demand and a waiting list, …
Source: Special Needs
Beat the Heat centers help you stay cool
Special Needs
The Houston Health Department can help seniors and those with special needs get an air conditioning unit. There is a high demand and a waiting list, …


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We cannot afford changes to Medicaid: PennLive letters

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We cannot afford changes to Medicaid: PennLive letters
The proposed federal changes to Medicaid (termed the American HealthCare Act, or AHCA) will be detrimental to all Pennsylvanians — including the …
Source: Medicaid
We cannot afford changes to Medicaid: PennLive letters
Medicaid
The proposed federal changes to Medicaid (termed the American HealthCare Act, or AHCA) will be detrimental to all Pennsylvanians — including the …


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Prom, graduation begins next phase in lives of specialneeds students

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Prom, graduation begins next phase in lives of specialneeds students
BLACKMAN TWP., MI – After pumping up the crowd, Shane O’Neil took his diploma, held it above his head and yelled a message of triumph. “I did it,” …
Source: Special Needs
Prom, graduation begins next phase in lives of specialneeds students
Special Needs
BLACKMAN TWP., MI – After pumping up the crowd, Shane O’Neil took his diploma, held it above his head and yelled a message of triumph. “I did it,” …


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School denies graduation walk for special needs student, district apologizes

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School denies graduation walk for special needs student, district apologizes
School denies graduation walk for special needs student, district apologizes. KHOU A specialneeds senior walked the stage at Harlandale High …
Source: Special Needs
School denies graduation walk for special needs student, district apologizes
Special Needs
School denies graduation walk for special needs student, district apologizes. KHOU A special-needs senior walked the stage at Harlandale High …


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CRISPR hack unearths gems buried in 'dark genome'

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CRISPR hack unearths gems buried in ‘dark genome’
Researchers could use the method to find sequences that control genes tied to autism. The CRISPR system uses RNA guides to direct the …
Source: Autism
CRISPR hack unearths gems buried in ‘dark genome’
Autism
Researchers could use the method to find sequences that control genes tied to autism. The CRISPR system uses RNA guides to direct the …


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Can Brain Activity in Infants Predict Autism?

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Can Brain Activity in Infants Predict Autism?
In a new study, autism researchers used MRIs of six-month olds to show how brain regions are connected and synchronized and then correctly …
Source: Autism
Can Brain Activity in Infants Predict Autism?
Autism
In a new study, autism researchers used MRIs of six-month olds to show how brain regions are connected and synchronized and then correctly …


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Ontario unveils revamped autism program

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Ontario unveils revamped autism program
Ontario unveils revamped autism program. Long-awaited system no longer defines services for children under 18 by age or severity. Toronto Star …
Source: Autism
Ontario unveils revamped autism program
Autism
Ontario unveils revamped autism program. Long-awaited system no longer defines services for children under 18 by age or severity. Toronto Star …


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New special needs registry program up and running in Trumbull County

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New special needs registry program up and running in Trumbull County
The 911 center teamed up with the Trumbull County Commissioners to create the Special Needs Registry program, a program dedicated to the safety …
Source: Special Needs
New special needs registry program up and running in Trumbull County
Special Needs
The 911 center teamed up with the Trumbull County Commissioners to create the Special Needs Registry program, a program dedicated to the safety …


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Missing deaf man with autism found safe in Oklahoma City

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Missing deaf man with autism found safe in Oklahoma City
MCLOUD — A 49-year-old man who is deaf and has autism has been located safe in an Oklahoma City hospital, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s …
Source: Autism
Missing deaf man with autism found safe in Oklahoma City
Autism
MCLOUD — A 49-year-old man who is deaf and has autism has been located safe in an Oklahoma City hospital, the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s …


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New research to detect autism earlier

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New research to detect autism earlier
Autism affects millions of children around the world but can be managed with early diagnosis and intervention. Researchers now have a new tool …
Source: Autism
New research to detect autism earlier
Autism
Autism affects millions of children around the world but can be managed with early diagnosis and intervention. Researchers now have a new tool …


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The First Year of my Journey as a Special Needs Parent

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The First Year of my Journey as a Special Needs Parent
This time last year I was pregnant with my 4th child, we had just started the long journey of assessments for my then 4 year old to be diagnosed with …
Source: Special Needs
The First Year of my Journey as a Special Needs Parent
Special Needs
This time last year I was pregnant with my 4th child, we had just started the long journey of assessments for my then 4 year old to be diagnosed with …


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Firefighter with Asperger's teaches peers about autism awareness

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Firefighter with Asperger’s teaches peers about autism awareness
The 21-year-old volunteer firefighter from Nova Scotia has Asperger syndrome, a developmental disorder on the high-functioning end of the autism …
Source: Autism
Firefighter with Asperger’s teaches peers about autism awareness
Autism
The 21-year-old volunteer firefighter from Nova Scotia has Asperger syndrome, a developmental disorder on the high-functioning end of the autism …


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Children are the forgotten fallout of Obamacare repeal: William H. Considine (Opinion)

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Children are the forgotten fallout of Obamacare repeal: William H. Considine (Opinion)
1 insurer for pediatric health care in this country is the Medicaid program, which was initially established with a focus on children in 1965. Since then …
Source: Medicaid
Children are the forgotten fallout of Obamacare repeal: William H. Considine (Opinion)
Medicaid
1 insurer for pediatric health care in this country is the Medicaid program, which was initially established with a focus on children in 1965. Since then …


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Loveland bikers to guzzle lemonade to support Longmont Special Needs Trike

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Loveland bikers to guzzle lemonade to support Longmont Special Needs Trike
Calvin Keim and his son, Calvin Keim II, 22, on Thursday sit in the special needs trike that Calvin Sr. built, which is based on a 1974 Volkswagen …
Source: Special Needs
Loveland bikers to guzzle lemonade to support Longmont Special Needs Trike
Special Needs
Calvin Keim and his son, Calvin Keim II, 22, on Thursday sit in the special needs trike that Calvin Sr. built, which is based on a 1974 Volkswagen …


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Dumfries man makes autism support appeal and says more services are needed in the region

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Dumfries man makes autism support appeal and says more services are needed in the region
In a bid to raise awareness of autism and Asperger syndrome, Tom Donald asked pals to donate to the National Autism Society at his 50th bash.
Source: Autism
Dumfries man makes autism support appeal and says more services are needed in the region
Autism
In a bid to raise awareness of autism and Asperger syndrome, Tom Donald asked pals to donate to the National Autism Society at his 50th bash.


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Letter: Keep CHIP and Medicaid coverage for children

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Letter: Keep CHIP and Medicaid coverage for children
But the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which stands on the shoulders of Medicaid, is under threat from the efforts to repeal and replace …
Source: Medicaid
Letter: Keep CHIP and Medicaid coverage for children
Medicaid
But the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which stands on the shoulders of Medicaid, is under threat from the efforts to repeal and replace …


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Study finds more lead in baby teeth of kids with autism

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Study finds more lead in baby teeth of kids with autism
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more lead and less zinc and manganese, providing a potential clue to the cause of the condition.
Source: Autism
Study finds more lead in baby teeth of kids with autism
Autism
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more lead and less zinc and manganese, providing a potential clue to the cause of the condition.


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Research Indicates a Scan May Detect Autism at Just 6 Months

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Research Indicates a Scan May Detect Autism at Just 6 Months
New research indicates MRIs may be able to predict a baby’s risk of receiving an autism diagnosis later in life.
Source: Autism
Research Indicates a Scan May Detect Autism at Just 6 Months
Autism
New research indicates MRIs may be able to predict a baby’s risk of receiving an autism diagnosis later in life.


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