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Daily Archives: September 3, 2017

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Kansas hunting for Medicaid inspector after long vacancy

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Kansas hunting for Medicaid inspector after long vacancy
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is hunting for a new inspector general for its Medicaid program, more than three years after the office became vacant.
Source: Medicaid
Kansas hunting for Medicaid inspector after long vacancy
Medicaid
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is hunting for a new inspector general for its Medicaid program, more than three years after the office became vacant.


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Proposed Medicaid cuts are not Iowa nice

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Proposed Medicaid cuts are not Iowa nice
Once again Gov. Kim Reynolds and the state Republicans, fueled by unbridled greed, are ready to cut Medicaid for the vulnerable in our state [Effort to …
Source: Medicaid
Proposed Medicaid cuts are not Iowa nice
Medicaid
Once again Gov. Kim Reynolds and the state Republicans, fueled by unbridled greed, are ready to cut Medicaid for the vulnerable in our state [Effort to …


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Harvey is a call to action; 'twitter stoning,' Joel Osteen, Ovarian Cancer Awareness month

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Harvey is a call to action; ‘twitter stoning,’ Joel Osteen, Ovarian Cancer Awareness month
“For every dollar the state would pay into Medicaid expansion, it would earn back $1.30 from the economic activity created,” according to economist …
Source: Medicaid
Harvey is a call to action; ‘twitter stoning,’ Joel Osteen, Ovarian Cancer Awareness month
Medicaid
“For every dollar the state would pay into Medicaid expansion, it would earn back $1.30 from the economic activity created,” according to economist …


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Charlotte needs leaders who can solve problems, rather than create them

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Charlotte needs leaders who can solve problems, rather than create them
Roy Cooper’s administration must eliminate the requirement that doctors receive prior authorization from Medicaid to use most FDA-approved …
Source: Medicaid
Charlotte needs leaders who can solve problems, rather than create them
Medicaid
Roy Cooper’s administration must eliminate the requirement that doctors receive prior authorization from Medicaid to use most FDA-approved …


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Mauians help out Harvey victims with special needs

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Mauians help out Harvey victims with special needs
Among the hundreds of thousands of victims of Hurricane Harvey are families of specialneeds children, and a few Maui parents have tapped into …
Source: Special Needs
Mauians help out Harvey victims with special needs
Special Needs
Among the hundreds of thousands of victims of Hurricane Harvey are families of special-needs children, and a few Maui parents have tapped into …


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Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools

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Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools
Just because he has autism it’s not going to limit him.” “To me this is the new way. This is the reality. I’m not sure I discovered this. I don’t think I did.
Source: Autism
Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools
Autism
Just because he has autism it’s not going to limit him.” “To me this is the new way. This is the reality. I’m not sure I discovered this. I don’t think I did.


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Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools

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Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools
Nasir, and 15 other students with special needs, work as gate guards for RSV managed pools in Maryland checking patron’s passes. Nasir says, “It’s …
Source: Special Needs
Talent Pool: Program hires students with special needs to work as gate guards at Md. pools
Special Needs
Nasir, and 15 other students with special needs, work as gate guards for RSV managed pools in Maryland checking patron’s passes. Nasir says, “It’s …


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Jackson Library to Host All About Autism Screening

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Jackson Library to Host All About Autism Screening
Watch two fascinating documentaries that depict what it is like to have autism. In “Autism: Insight from Inside,” Temple Grandin, Jonathan Chase, and …
Source: Autism
Jackson Library to Host All About Autism Screening
Autism
Watch two fascinating documentaries that depict what it is like to have autism. In “Autism: Insight from Inside,” Temple Grandin, Jonathan Chase, and …


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Healing with horses: Green Hill Therapy to host fundraiser to continue mission

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Healing with horses: Green Hill Therapy to host fundraiser to continue mission
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Green Hill Therapy in Louisville is on a mission to help kids with special needs by riding horses as part of their physical …
Source: Special Needs
Healing with horses: Green Hill Therapy to host fundraiser to continue mission
Special Needs
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Green Hill Therapy in Louisville is on a mission to help kids with special needs by riding horses as part of their physical …


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Autism spectrum disorder added to Oct. 6 Outside the Box conference

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Autism spectrum disorder added to Oct. 6 Outside the Box conference
New this year, Autism Delaware and the Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism will be participating. Presenters will relay the national perspective …
Source: Autism
Autism spectrum disorder added to Oct. 6 Outside the Box conference
Autism
New this year, Autism Delaware and the Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism will be participating. Presenters will relay the national perspective …


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Contagious yawning: Resistance is futile

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Contagious yawning: Resistance is futile
… epilepsy, dementia, autism, and Tourette syndrome, that have been linked to increased cortical excitability and/or decreased physiological inhibition …
Source: Autism
Contagious yawning: Resistance is futile
Autism
… epilepsy, dementia, autism, and Tourette syndrome, that have been linked to increased cortical excitability and/or decreased physiological inhibition …


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Workshop: 10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers

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Workshop: 10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers
The Arc Alliance offers the community a three-part series of parent workshops and network opportunities focused on future planning for your family.
Source: Special Needs
Workshop: 10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers
Special Needs
The Arc Alliance offers the community a three-part series of parent workshops and network opportunities focused on future planning for your family.


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Charity care tests hospitals

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Charity care tests hospitals
But while charity care costs have been cut by $10 million, hospital officials say their costs for providing care to people with Medicaid have more than …
Source: Medicaid
Charity care tests hospitals
Medicaid
But while charity care costs have been cut by $10 million, hospital officials say their costs for providing care to people with Medicaid have more than …


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NJ Chefs Cook Together For “Got Cow?” To Benefit Young Adults With Autism at Oasic TLC Farms

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NJ Chefs Cook Together For “Got Cow?” To Benefit Young Adults With Autism at Oasic TLC Farms
a culinary event to benefit Oasis TLC farms, where autistic adults (college-age; folks in their late teens/early 20s for the most part) live, work and study, …
Source: Autism
NJ Chefs Cook Together For “Got Cow?” To Benefit Young Adults With Autism at Oasic TLC Farms
Autism
a culinary event to benefit Oasis TLC farms, where autistic adults (college-age; folks in their late teens/early 20s for the most part) live, work and study, …


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Perched on a saddle, haircuts now happy experience for kids with autism

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Perched on a saddle, haircuts now happy experience for kids with autism
Kelly Muzio started Hair on the Farm as a way to give back. She helps special needs kids overcome their haircut fears. Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee.
Source: Autism
Perched on a saddle, haircuts now happy experience for kids with autism
Autism
Kelly Muzio started Hair on the Farm as a way to give back. She helps special needs kids overcome their haircut fears. Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee.


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Unique Places: We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym

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Unique Places: We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym
They combined their loves to open a place for all children – on and off the autism spectrum – to come and play together. They now have Kids Gym …
Source: Autism
Unique Places: We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym
Autism
They combined their loves to open a place for all children – on and off the autism spectrum – to come and play together. They now have Kids Gym …


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Perched on a saddle, haircuts now happy experience for kids with autism

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Perched on a saddle, haircuts now happy experience for kids with autism
Kelly Muzio started Hair on the Farm as a way to give back. She helps special needs kids overcome their haircut fears. Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee.
Source: Special Needs
Perched on a saddle, haircuts now happy experience for kids with autism
Special Needs
Kelly Muzio started Hair on the Farm as a way to give back. She helps special needs kids overcome their haircut fears. Craig Kohlruss The Fresno Bee.


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Clarks are making shopping with autism possible for parents of children with a diagnosis

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Clarks are making shopping with autism possible for parents of children with a diagnosis
Many parents of children with a diagnosis of autism will know that a visit to the shoe store can be extremely stressful, and many times made even …
Source: Autism
Clarks are making shopping with autism possible for parents of children with a diagnosis
Autism
Many parents of children with a diagnosis of autism will know that a visit to the shoe store can be extremely stressful, and many times made even …


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ELI5: Autism. : explainlikeimfive

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ELI5: Autism. : explainlikeimfive
I want to know EVERYTHING because someone that I love very much might be autistic but doesn’t need/want to diagnose. So if I and he can …
Source: Autism
ELI5: Autism. : explainlikeimfive
Autism
I want to know EVERYTHING because someone that I love very much might be autistic but doesn’t need/want to diagnose. So if I and he can …


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Kymriah, the First Gene Therapy, Arrives—With a $475000 Price Tag

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Kymriah, the First Gene Therapy, Arrives—With a 5000 Price Tag
In a partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Novartis, the Swiss drug company that developed Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel), …
Source: Medicaid
Kymriah, the First Gene Therapy, Arrives—With a 5000 Price Tag
Medicaid
In a partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Novartis, the Swiss drug company that developed Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel), …


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Volunteers sought to help build Portage's Hannah's Hope all-inclusive playground

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Volunteers sought to help build Portage’s Hannah’s Hope all-inclusive playground
Hannah was born in 2009 with severe special needs, likely due to a prenatal stroke. Before she died in 2012, the Martinez family formed the nonprofit …
Source: Special Needs
Volunteers sought to help build Portage’s Hannah’s Hope all-inclusive playground
Special Needs
Hannah was born in 2009 with severe special needs, likely due to a prenatal stroke. Before she died in 2012, the Martinez family formed the nonprofit …


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Should we be vaccinating our children?

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Should we be vaccinating our children?
Over the past couple decades, people have believed that vaccinating children causes autism. In 1998, Dr. Andrew Wakefield wrote an article claiming …
Source: Autism
Should we be vaccinating our children?
Autism
Over the past couple decades, people have believed that vaccinating children causes autism. In 1998, Dr. Andrew Wakefield wrote an article claiming …


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Special needs families invited to free community event on Sept. 23 in Aurora

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Special needs families invited to free community event on Sept. 23 in Aurora
Families that have children with disabilities/special needs are invited to attend a community event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the …
Source: Special Needs
Special needs families invited to free community event on Sept. 23 in Aurora
Special Needs
Families that have children with disabilities/special needs are invited to attend a community event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at the …


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Graham: Older cats perfect for adoption, too

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Graham: Older cats perfect for adoption, too
If you are comfortable with continued veterinary care consider adopting an older cat with special needs. They also come with wonderful personalities …
Source: Special Needs
Graham: Older cats perfect for adoption, too
Special Needs
If you are comfortable with continued veterinary care consider adopting an older cat with special needs. They also come with wonderful personalities …


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Congratulations to 2017's Buhl Day honored guests

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Congratulations to 2017’s Buhl Day honored guests
The race is for children with special needs. And when they are finished each year, those racers’ chests are puffed out and they are proud of what they …
Source: Special Needs
Congratulations to 2017’s Buhl Day honored guests
Special Needs
The race is for children with special needs. And when they are finished each year, those racers’ chests are puffed out and they are proud of what they …


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As some in Congress look to move past the Obamacare standoff, states offer a more bipartisan model

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As some in Congress look to move past the Obamacare standoff, states offer a more bipartisan model
Elected officials in red states such as Indiana and Arkansas have crafted bipartisan compromises to expand Medicaid coverage through the health law …
Source: Medicaid
As some in Congress look to move past the Obamacare standoff, states offer a more bipartisan model
Medicaid
Elected officials in red states such as Indiana and Arkansas have crafted bipartisan compromises to expand Medicaid coverage through the health law …


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Special Needs Resource Fair Tuesday, April 25th 4:00

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Special Needs Resource Fair Tuesday, April 25th 4:00
Special Needs. Resource Fair. Tuesday, April 25th. UDA High School — Café. 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Obtain Information regarding resources available to …
Source: Special Needs
Special Needs Resource Fair Tuesday, April 25th 4:00
Special Needs
Special Needs. Resource Fair. Tuesday, April 25th. UDA High School — Café. 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Obtain Information regarding resources available to …


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Crestpoint Capital Management Cut Its CH Robinson (CHRW) Holding; Molina Healthcare (MOH …

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Crestpoint Capital Management Cut Its CH Robinson (CHRW) Holding; Molina Healthcare (MOH …
The Firm operates through three divisions: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions and Other, which includes its Pathways Health and Community …
Source: Medicaid
Crestpoint Capital Management Cut Its CH Robinson (CHRW) Holding; Molina Healthcare (MOH …
Medicaid
The Firm operates through three divisions: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions and Other, which includes its Pathways Health and Community …


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Letter to the editor: Wording of question should omit the word insurance

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Letter to the editor: Wording of question should omit the word insurance
The issue concerns the wording of the Medicaid Expansion referendum question, specifically – the word “Insurance.” This referendum addresses the …
Source: Medicaid
Letter to the editor: Wording of question should omit the word insurance
Medicaid
The issue concerns the wording of the Medicaid Expansion referendum question, specifically – the word “Insurance.” This referendum addresses the …


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Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority's future could be on the integration bandwagon

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Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority’s future could be on the integration bandwagon
The Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority is considering a proposal by former CEO Tom Watkins to work with Medicaid health plans in Wayne County …
Source: Medicaid
Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority’s future could be on the integration bandwagon
Medicaid
The Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority is considering a proposal by former CEO Tom Watkins to work with Medicaid health plans in Wayne County …


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