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Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

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Brownback's Legacy: The Hollow State

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Brownback’s Legacy: The Hollow State
News item: J.D. Powers survey ranks Kansas Medicaid recipients’ satisfaction level as dead last among 50 states. As Sam Brownback packs his bags, …
Source: Medicaid
Brownback’s Legacy: The Hollow State
Medicaid
News item: J.D. Powers survey ranks Kansas Medicaid recipients’ satisfaction level as dead last among 50 states. As Sam Brownback packs his bags, …


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Lawmakers push back against state cuts to ambulance rates

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Lawmakers push back against state cuts to ambulance rates
The Health and Human Services Commission is recommending lower Medicaid reimbursement rates — which would cut payment by as much as 37 …
Source: Medicaid
Lawmakers push back against state cuts to ambulance rates
Medicaid
The Health and Human Services Commission is recommending lower Medicaid reimbursement rates — which would cut payment by as much as 37 …


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Prototype group home for young women with autism under construction in Ponte Vedra

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Prototype group home for young women with autism under construction in Ponte Vedra
They worried about the rest of her life, as do many parents of the growing numbers of specialneeds young people aging out of school system …
Source: Special Needs
Prototype group home for young women with autism under construction in Ponte Vedra
Special Needs
They worried about the rest of her life, as do many parents of the growing numbers of special-needs young people aging out of school system …


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Abraxas High School has new principal

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Abraxas High School has new principal
… the Transition program, a program that provides training for special needs individuals between the ages of 18 and 22 across education, community, …
Source: Special Needs
Abraxas High School has new principal
Special Needs
… the Transition program, a program that provides training for special needs individuals between the ages of 18 and 22 across education, community, …


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Woman charged with shooting her wife in face tops Week in Crime

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Woman charged with shooting her wife in face tops Week in Crime
A 39-year-old mother abandoned her 10-year-old special needs son in the woods, authorities said. Those two are among a group of people either …
Source: Special Needs
Woman charged with shooting her wife in face tops Week in Crime
Special Needs
A 39-year-old mother abandoned her 10-year-old special needs son in the woods, authorities said. Those two are among a group of people either …


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Outside Agencies Valuable

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Outside Agencies Valuable
… Coalition for Mental Health can help teachers and administrators identify students who might need special services and then provide those services.
Source: Special Needs
Outside Agencies Valuable
Special Needs
… Coalition for Mental Health can help teachers and administrators identify students who might need special services and then provide those services.


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Is 'Atypical' Based On A True Story? The Netflix Series Wants To Redefine The Word "Normal"

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Is ‘Atypical’ Based On A True Story? The Netflix Series Wants To Redefine The Word “Normal”
Teenagers with special needs are often labeled by the normal/abnormal dichotomy, but by normalizing ASD, Atypical may show audiences that there’s …
Source: Special Needs
Is ‘Atypical’ Based On A True Story? The Netflix Series Wants To Redefine The Word “Normal”
Special Needs
Teenagers with special needs are often labeled by the normal/abnormal dichotomy, but by normalizing ASD, Atypical may show audiences that there’s …


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Medi-Cal Sued for Violating Judges' Orders

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Medi-Cal Sued for Violating Judges’ Orders
Like Medicaid programs in many states that want more budgeting certainty or hope to save money, Medi-Cal is shifting many patients like Diaz, with …
Source: Medicaid
Medi-Cal Sued for Violating Judges’ Orders
Medicaid
Like Medicaid programs in many states that want more budgeting certainty or hope to save money, Medi-Cal is shifting many patients like Diaz, with …


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Nurse faces new charges in Santa Cruz linked with sexually abusing boy and girl

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Nurse faces new charges in Santa Cruz linked with sexually abusing boy and girl
“He continues to be housed in a specialneeds housing unit, which has a higher level of oversight with more frequent checks on him,” Carney said.
Source: Special Needs
Nurse faces new charges in Santa Cruz linked with sexually abusing boy and girl
Special Needs
“He continues to be housed in a special-needs housing unit, which has a higher level of oversight with more frequent checks on him,” Carney said.


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Working for You: Disability Services Board

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Working for You: Disability Services Board
Wendy started a program for special needs kids to play baseball on Saturdays. “Give it a shot,” she told the child’s mother. Melcher’s persistence paid …
Source: Special Needs
Working for You: Disability Services Board
Special Needs
Wendy started a program for special needs kids to play baseball on Saturdays. “Give it a shot,” she told the child’s mother. Melcher’s persistence paid …


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A doctor on the front lines describes Medicaid's role in the opioid crisis

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A doctor on the front lines describes Medicaid’s role in the opioid crisis
In Maryland, one in three people receiving treatment for addiction are on Medicaid. By no means is the social insurance program the only source of …
Source: Medicaid
A doctor on the front lines describes Medicaid’s role in the opioid crisis
Medicaid
In Maryland, one in three people receiving treatment for addiction are on Medicaid. By no means is the social insurance program the only source of …


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Should vacation home be put in trust? | Biz Brain

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Should vacation home be put in trust? | Biz Brain
If you don’t have long-term care insurance to cover that cost, you must use your own assets until you can qualify for Medicaid benefits, which may …
Source: Medicaid
Should vacation home be put in trust? | Biz Brain
Medicaid
If you don’t have long-term care insurance to cover that cost, you must use your own assets until you can qualify for Medicaid benefits, which may …


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Woman Accused of Overbilling Medicaid for Services

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Woman Accused of Overbilling Medicaid for Services
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who provided house care and other aid for an ailing man overbilled Medicaid for services she never …
Source: Medicaid
Woman Accused of Overbilling Medicaid for Services
Medicaid
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who provided house care and other aid for an ailing man overbilled Medicaid for services she never …


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School District Program Offers Youngsters An Educational Head Start

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School District Program Offers Youngsters An Educational Head Start
… infants and toddlers enrolled through the Early Head Start program, with at least 10% of all registered students involved in a special needs program, …
Source: Special Needs
School District Program Offers Youngsters An Educational Head Start
Special Needs
… infants and toddlers enrolled through the Early Head Start program, with at least 10% of all registered students involved in a special needs program, …


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Serious About the Opioid Crisis? Then Don't Slash Medicaid

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Serious About the Opioid Crisis? Then Don’t Slash Medicaid
Now more than ever, we need to ensure that resources are available to … Doug Wirth is President and CEO of Amida Care, a Special Needs Health …
Source: Special Needs
Serious About the Opioid Crisis? Then Don’t Slash Medicaid
Special Needs
Now more than ever, we need to ensure that resources are available to … Doug Wirth is President and CEO of Amida Care, a Special Needs Health …


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Serious About the Opioid Crisis? Then Don't Slash Medicaid

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Serious About the Opioid Crisis? Then Don’t Slash Medicaid
These voices range from Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), highlighting that we are facing “a critical time for the opioid epidemic and Medicaid,” to Senator …
Source: Medicaid
Serious About the Opioid Crisis? Then Don’t Slash Medicaid
Medicaid
These voices range from Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), highlighting that we are facing “a critical time for the opioid epidemic and Medicaid,” to Senator …


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Woman with special needs missing from Bronx home

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Woman with special needs missing from Bronx home
A Queens woman with special needs has gone missing from her relatives’ Bronx home, police say. Marisol Delvalle, 46, who suffers from down …
Source: Special Needs
Woman with special needs missing from Bronx home
Special Needs
A Queens woman with special needs has gone missing from her relatives’ Bronx home, police say. Marisol Delvalle, 46, who suffers from down …


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Why Medicaid matters to you

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Why Medicaid matters to you
But Obamacare is far from safe, and the same is true for one of the key programs — Medicaid — that the law used to expand health care coverage for …
Source: Medicaid
Why Medicaid matters to you
Medicaid
But Obamacare is far from safe, and the same is true for one of the key programs — Medicaid — that the law used to expand health care coverage for …


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SEN Teaching Assistant – 1:1 Autism (ASD) Focus – Tower Hamlets

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SEN Teaching Assistant – 1:1 Autism (ASD) Focus – Tower Hamlets
SEN Teaching Assistant | 1:1 Autism (ASD) Focus | Supportive Primary School | Tower Hamlets. A Primary School in Central London (Tower Hamlets) …
Source: Autism
SEN Teaching Assistant – 1:1 Autism (ASD) Focus – Tower Hamlets
Autism
SEN Teaching Assistant | 1:1 Autism (ASD) Focus | Supportive Primary School | Tower Hamlets. A Primary School in Central London (Tower Hamlets) …


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Editorial: Opioid addiction is a clear, present danger

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Editorial: Opioid addiction is a clear, present danger
However, many addicts access treatment with Medicaid coverage, so any plans politicians have to cut Medicaid will also undermine care. Idaho could …
Source: Medicaid
Editorial: Opioid addiction is a clear, present danger
Medicaid
However, many addicts access treatment with Medicaid coverage, so any plans politicians have to cut Medicaid will also undermine care. Idaho could …


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Is Medicaid gobbling up Colorado's budget?

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Is Medicaid gobbling up Colorado’s budget?
A medicaid patient looks over paperwork after being treated by family nurse practitioner Amy Quinone at Denver Health’s Adult Urgent Care Clinic in …
Source: Medicaid
Is Medicaid gobbling up Colorado’s budget?
Medicaid
A medicaid patient looks over paperwork after being treated by family nurse practitioner Amy Quinone at Denver Health’s Adult Urgent Care Clinic in …


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Colorado in focus: Is Medicaid gobbling up Colorado's budget?

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Colorado in focus: Is Medicaid gobbling up Colorado’s budget?
Among Republican candidates to be Colorado’s next governor, a common argument has emerged: Medicaid spending in Colorado, driven upward by …
Source: Medicaid
Colorado in focus: Is Medicaid gobbling up Colorado’s budget?
Medicaid
Among Republican candidates to be Colorado’s next governor, a common argument has emerged: Medicaid spending in Colorado, driven upward by …


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Atypical: Netflix's great new comedy drama about autism

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Atypical: Netflix’s great new comedy drama about autism
On the big screen, the representation of characters with autism (often used interchangeably with Asperger Syndrome in fiction) leans heavily on the …
Source: Autism
Atypical: Netflix’s great new comedy drama about autism
Autism
On the big screen, the representation of characters with autism (often used interchangeably with Asperger Syndrome in fiction) leans heavily on the …


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Oklahoma health providers fear they'll bear costs after cigarette tax falls

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Oklahoma health providers fear they’ll bear costs after cigarette tax falls
The court’s decision raised fears of cuts to Medicaid and other social services programs. The tax would have raised $215 million, including:.
Source: Medicaid
Oklahoma health providers fear they’ll bear costs after cigarette tax falls
Medicaid
The court’s decision raised fears of cuts to Medicaid and other social services programs. The tax would have raised $215 million, including:.


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The more Atypical tries to get autism “right,” the more things go wrong

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The more Atypical tries to get autism “right,” the more things go wrong
Atypical desperately wants to be the show that gets autism. You can see this right in the promotional poster for the show, which tells us that “normal is …
Source: Autism
The more Atypical tries to get autism “right,” the more things go wrong
Autism
Atypical desperately wants to be the show that gets autism. You can see this right in the promotional poster for the show, which tells us that “normal is …


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