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Daily Archives: July 13, 2017

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Providers lament Senate bill keeps 'draconian' Medicaid cuts

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Providers lament Senate bill keeps ‘draconian’ Medicaid cuts
The new “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” preserves the major Medicaid-related provisions of the original bill that have caused providers …
Source: Medicaid
Providers lament Senate bill keeps ‘draconian’ Medicaid cuts
Medicaid
The new “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017” preserves the major Medicaid-related provisions of the original bill that have caused providers …


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At New Orleans East town hall, panelists defend Medicaid expansion, oppose Senate health care bill

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At New Orleans East town hall, panelists defend Medicaid expansion, oppose Senate health care bill
Panelists cited the importance of the ACA-connected Medicaid expansion to New Orleans East residents and Louisianans, and called on audience …
Source: Medicaid
At New Orleans East town hall, panelists defend Medicaid expansion, oppose Senate health care bill
Medicaid
Panelists cited the importance of the ACA-connected Medicaid expansion to New Orleans East residents and Louisianans, and called on audience …


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Making Medicaid Great Again?

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Making Medicaid Great Again?
A behemoth of a program, Medicaid covers 70 million people nationwide, costing state and federal taxpayers more than half a trillion dollars. In North …
Source: Medicaid
Making Medicaid Great Again?
Medicaid
A behemoth of a program, Medicaid covers 70 million people nationwide, costing state and federal taxpayers more than half a trillion dollars. In North …


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Kind-Hearted Teen with Autism Donates Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books to Sick Kids

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Kind-Hearted Teen with Autism Donates Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books to Sick Kids
Crockett, who has autism, has faced his own fair share of hardships. But according to his mom, Patti Crockett, he’s a sweet boy who “worries about …
Source: Autism
Kind-Hearted Teen with Autism Donates Thousands of Crayons and Coloring Books to Sick Kids
Autism
Crockett, who has autism, has faced his own fair share of hardships. But according to his mom, Patti Crockett, he’s a sweet boy who “worries about …


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Katie Price Is Considering Hiring a Prostitute for Her Autistic Son When He Turns 18

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Katie Price Is Considering Hiring a Prostitute for Her Autistic Son When He Turns 18
British TV personality Katie Price wants her son Harvey to experience sex when he turns 18. The reason she’s involved: Harvey has severe autism.
Source: Autism
Katie Price Is Considering Hiring a Prostitute for Her Autistic Son When He Turns 18
Autism
British TV personality Katie Price wants her son Harvey to experience sex when he turns 18. The reason she’s involved: Harvey has severe autism.


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City of Tampa Makes Progress on 'Autism Friendly Tampa' Initiative

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City of Tampa Makes Progress on ‘Autism Friendly Tampa’ Initiative
In the past three months, the City has worked closely with the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) to train employees, review parks and …
Source: Autism
City of Tampa Makes Progress on ‘Autism Friendly Tampa’ Initiative
Autism
In the past three months, the City has worked closely with the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) to train employees, review parks and …


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'Everything is in jeopardy' for children who count on Medicaid, and that's turning their parents into …

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‘Everything is in jeopardy’ for children who count on Medicaid, and that’s turning their parents into …
If cuts to Medicaid funding left her without the nearly $22,000 a year in coverage she depends on, she would be forced to leave the business she runs …
Source: Medicaid
‘Everything is in jeopardy’ for children who count on Medicaid, and that’s turning their parents into …
Medicaid
If cuts to Medicaid funding left her without the nearly $22,000 a year in coverage she depends on, she would be forced to leave the business she runs …


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CNN Host Spars With GOP Rep Over Medicaid Funding: 'I'm Not the Left, I'm a Journalist'

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CNN Host Spars With GOP Rep Over Medicaid Funding: ‘I’m Not the Left, I’m a Journalist’
Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) got into a heated exchange with CNN’s Poppy Harlow on Thursday over the nature of Medicaid cuts in the GOP health care …
Source: Medicaid
CNN Host Spars With GOP Rep Over Medicaid Funding: ‘I’m Not the Left, I’m a Journalist’
Medicaid
Rep. Jim Jordan (R., Ohio) got into a heated exchange with CNN’s Poppy Harlow on Thursday over the nature of Medicaid cuts in the GOP health care …


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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to Discuss Upcoming Special Session, Education

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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to Discuss Upcoming Special Session, Education
Dan Patrick to Discuss Upcoming Special Session, Education … and retention, school finance reform and school choice for special needs students.
Source: Special Needs
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to Discuss Upcoming Special Session, Education
Special Needs
Dan Patrick to Discuss Upcoming Special Session, Education … and retention, school finance reform and school choice for special needs students.


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New GOP Health Care Draft Keeps Major Medicaid Changes

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New GOP Health Care Draft Keeps Major Medicaid Changes
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Dean Heller of Nevada and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, who are concerned about the cuts to Medicaid.
Source: Medicaid
New GOP Health Care Draft Keeps Major Medicaid Changes
Medicaid
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Dean Heller of Nevada and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, who are concerned about the cuts to Medicaid.


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Study: How we look at faces may lead to insight into autism

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Study: How we look at faces may lead to insight into autism
Dr. Nelson was an independent reviewer of the study for Nature and added that while autism is known to have a genetic basis, how specific genes …
Source: Autism
Study: How we look at faces may lead to insight into autism
Autism
Dr. Nelson was an independent reviewer of the study for Nature and added that while autism is known to have a genetic basis, how specific genes …


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Katie Price and Kathy Lette are wrong. Here's why I'd never consider hiring a sex worker for my …

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Katie Price and Kathy Lette are wrong. Here’s why I’d never consider hiring a sex worker for my …
Here’s why I’d never consider hiring a sex worker for my autistic son … In other words, people with autism frequently have more difficulty forming …
Source: Autism
Katie Price and Kathy Lette are wrong. Here’s why I’d never consider hiring a sex worker for my …
Autism
Here’s why I’d never consider hiring a sex worker for my autistic son … In other words, people with autism frequently have more difficulty forming …


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Carnitine deficiency linked to mild form of autism

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Carnitine deficiency linked to mild form of autism
The possibility that a mild form of autism may linked to carnitine deficiency has been proposed in a new research paper published in BioEssays.
Source: Autism
Carnitine deficiency linked to mild form of autism
Autism
The possibility that a mild form of autism may linked to carnitine deficiency has been proposed in a new research paper published in BioEssays.


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Pierce Transit Travel Trainers Facilitate Smooth Ride for Special Needs Commuters

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Pierce Transit Travel Trainers Facilitate Smooth Ride for Special Needs Commuters
If you live in Pierce County, you can rest easy because Pierce Transit’s travel training program provides a helping hand to special needs commuters …
Source: Special Needs
Pierce Transit Travel Trainers Facilitate Smooth Ride for Special Needs Commuters
Special Needs
If you live in Pierce County, you can rest easy because Pierce Transit’s travel training program provides a helping hand to special needs commuters …


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Bristol woman who fraudulently received $208000 from Medicaid sentenced to 6 years

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Bristol woman who fraudulently received 8000 from Medicaid sentenced to 6 years
ABINGDON, Va. — A Bristol, Virginia, woman who pleaded guilty in May for her role in a Medicaid fraud scheme was sentenced today to six years in …
Source: Medicaid
Bristol woman who fraudulently received 8000 from Medicaid sentenced to 6 years
Medicaid
ABINGDON, Va. — A Bristol, Virginia, woman who pleaded guilty in May for her role in a Medicaid fraud scheme was sentenced today to six years in …


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15 in Indiana face Medicaid fraud indictments topping $1M

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15 in Indiana face Medicaid fraud indictments topping M
Fifteen people around Indiana have been indicted on Medicaid fraud-related charges, Attorney General Curtis Hill’s office announced Thursday, …
Source: Medicaid
15 in Indiana face Medicaid fraud indictments topping M
Medicaid
Fifteen people around Indiana have been indicted on Medicaid fraud-related charges, Attorney General Curtis Hill’s office announced Thursday, …


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State Attorney General Office Plays Key Role in Medicaid Fraud Probe

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State Attorney General Office Plays Key Role in Medicaid Fraud Probe
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says his office’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) played a key role in seven federal criminal investigations tha …
Source: Medicaid
State Attorney General Office Plays Key Role in Medicaid Fraud Probe
Medicaid
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says his office’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) played a key role in seven federal criminal investigations tha …


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New Senate bill retains Medicaid cuts, provides more money to stabilize individual market

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New Senate bill retains Medicaid cuts, provides more money to stabilize individual market
A revised version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act retains significant cuts to Medicaid, despite the protest— and defection—of Republican centrists …
Source: Medicaid
New Senate bill retains Medicaid cuts, provides more money to stabilize individual market
Medicaid
A revised version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act retains significant cuts to Medicaid, despite the protest— and defection—of Republican centrists …


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As long as the Republican bill cuts Medicaid coverage, it's likely to be unpopular

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As long as the Republican bill cuts Medicaid coverage, it’s likely to be unpopular
President Trump tweeted a chart showing how Medicaid spending would continue to grow — ignoring that the Better Care Reconciliation Act was a …
Source: Medicaid
As long as the Republican bill cuts Medicaid coverage, it’s likely to be unpopular
Medicaid
President Trump tweeted a chart showing how Medicaid spending would continue to grow — ignoring that the Better Care Reconciliation Act was a …


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The child who was pleased to get a visit from the boys in blue: Autistic boy, 11, who spent his last …

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The child who was pleased to get a visit from the boys in blue: Autistic boy, 11, who spent his last …
In a heartfelt plea published online Lisa said her son has high-functioning Autism that makes him different to the rest of his classmates and a target of …
Source: Autism
The child who was pleased to get a visit from the boys in blue: Autistic boy, 11, who spent his last …
Autism
In a heartfelt plea published online Lisa said her son has high-functioning Autism that makes him different to the rest of his classmates and a target of …


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Inmate Charged with Running Medicaid Scam Inside Prison

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Inmate Charged with Running Medicaid Scam Inside Prison
Alexis C. Norman is already serving an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in 2015 to one count of Medicaid fraud in connection with a …
Source: Medicaid
Inmate Charged with Running Medicaid Scam Inside Prison
Medicaid
Alexis C. Norman is already serving an eight-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in 2015 to one count of Medicaid fraud in connection with a …


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New GOP Health Care Bill Keeps Medicaid Cuts, Allows Cheaper Plans

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New GOP Health Care Bill Keeps Medicaid Cuts, Allows Cheaper Plans
WASHINGTON — Details of the highly anticipated Senate health care bill revision released Thursday shows the bill keeps in place deep cuts to …
Source: Medicaid
New GOP Health Care Bill Keeps Medicaid Cuts, Allows Cheaper Plans
Medicaid
WASHINGTON — Details of the highly anticipated Senate health care bill revision released Thursday shows the bill keeps in place deep cuts to …


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Syracuse Chiefs break out Star Wars, autism jerseys; What do they look like?

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Syracuse Chiefs break out Star Wars, autism jerseys; What do they look like?
Sunday is the Chiefs’ first-ever Autism Awareness Day. The team will wear specialty-made autism puzzle piece jerseys that will be auctioned off to …
Source: Autism
Syracuse Chiefs break out Star Wars, autism jerseys; What do they look like?
Autism
Sunday is the Chiefs’ first-ever Autism Awareness Day. The team will wear specialty-made autism puzzle piece jerseys that will be auctioned off to …


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10 Companies that Hire Adults with High-functioning Autism or Asperger's

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10 Companies that Hire Adults with High-functioning Autism or Asperger’s
If you are looking for a job but are not sure which companies hire adults with high functioning autism or Asperger’s this list of 10 companies that hire …
Source: Autism
10 Companies that Hire Adults with High-functioning Autism or Asperger’s
Autism
If you are looking for a job but are not sure which companies hire adults with high functioning autism or Asperger’s this list of 10 companies that hire …


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Media author releases book about relationship with son struggling with autism

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Media author releases book about relationship with son struggling with autism
For eighteen years, Cheryl Borrelli has been a part of her son Nicky’s struggles with autism, day in and day out, through the ups and downs, colored by …
Source: Autism
Media author releases book about relationship with son struggling with autism
Autism
For eighteen years, Cheryl Borrelli has been a part of her son Nicky’s struggles with autism, day in and day out, through the ups and downs, colored by …


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Top Stories: Lt. Gov. Patrick To Preview Special Session; The Asian Film Festival Of Dallas

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Top Stories: Lt. Gov. Patrick To Preview Special Session; The Asian Film Festival Of Dallas
Patrick To Preview Special Session; The Asian Film Festival Of Dallas … school finance reform and private school vouchers for special needs students.
Source: Special Needs
Top Stories: Lt. Gov. Patrick To Preview Special Session; The Asian Film Festival Of Dallas
Special Needs
Patrick To Preview Special Session; The Asian Film Festival Of Dallas … school finance reform and private school vouchers for special needs students.


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Hikvision Supports Center for Youth with Special Needs

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Hikvision Supports Center for Youth with Special Needs
Integrator Intelgest chooses security cameras from Hikvision to secure center for children with special needs in Montreal. MONTREAL, July 13, 2017 …
Source: Special Needs
Hikvision Supports Center for Youth with Special Needs
Special Needs
Integrator Intelgest chooses security cameras from Hikvision to secure center for children with special needs in Montreal. MONTREAL, July 13, 2017 …


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Care Of Special Needs Child And Some Driving

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Care Of Special Needs Child And Some Driving
100 Care Of Special Needs Child And Some Driving jobs in your area are available at Snagajob. Care Of Special Needs Child And …
Source: Special Needs
Care Of Special Needs Child And Some Driving
Special Needs
100 Care Of Special Needs Child And Some Driving jobs in your area are available at Snagajob. Care Of Special Needs Child And …


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Understanding and responding to the special needs of college students who have autism

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Understanding and responding to the special needs of college students who have autism
They need to be understood for their special needs, because they enter college at a sensitive age. There is an onus on the part of the other people in …
Source: Special Needs
Understanding and responding to the special needs of college students who have autism
Special Needs
They need to be understood for their special needs, because they enter college at a sensitive age. There is an onus on the part of the other people in …


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Special Needs Trusts: 4 Choices Parents will Need to Make

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Special Needs Trusts: 4 Choices Parents will Need to Make
Critical Choices when Establishing a Special Needs Trust If your child receives government benefits like Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Trusts: 4 Choices Parents will Need to Make
Special Needs
Critical Choices when Establishing a Special Needs Trust If your child receives government benefits like Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income …


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Most disabled children would not be shielded from US Medicaid cuts

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Most disabled children would not be shielded from US Medicaid cuts
“It’s just a fraction of kids who we consider having special health needs who would qualify for the carve-out,” says Janis Guerney, co-director of public …
Source: Special Needs
Most disabled children would not be shielded from US Medicaid cuts
Special Needs
“It’s just a fraction of kids who we consider having special health needs who would qualify for the carve-out,” says Janis Guerney, co-director of public …


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Special Needs Transportation Task Force created in Dutchess; will focus on Poughkeepsie

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Special Needs Transportation Task Force created in Dutchess; will focus on Poughkeepsie
The County Legislature approved creation of a Special Needs Transportation Task Force. The nine-member task force will tie in with the “Think …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Transportation Task Force created in Dutchess; will focus on Poughkeepsie
Special Needs
The County Legislature approved creation of a Special Needs Transportation Task Force. The nine-member task force will tie in with the “Think …


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