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Daily Archives: October 2, 2017

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Senate Questions Illinois About Medicaid Costs

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Senate Questions Illinois About Medicaid Costs
A U.S. Senate committee has a list of questions about how Illinois’ Medicaid program got so big and so expensive. Current and former state lawmakers …
Source: Medicaid
Senate Questions Illinois About Medicaid Costs
Medicaid
A U.S. Senate committee has a list of questions about how Illinois’ Medicaid program got so big and so expensive. Current and former state lawmakers …


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Some GOP lawmakers still want to kill state Medicaid expansion

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Some GOP lawmakers still want to kill state Medicaid expansion
Without those dollars, there are not enough funds for the program that both expanded coverage in the state’s Medicaid program and restored coverage …
Source: Medicaid
Some GOP lawmakers still want to kill state Medicaid expansion
Medicaid
Without those dollars, there are not enough funds for the program that both expanded coverage in the state’s Medicaid program and restored coverage …


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House Republicans propose Puerto Rico funding as part of CHIP bill

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House Republicans propose Puerto Rico funding as part of CHIP bill
Republicans on a leading House health-care committee are proposing to send $1 billion in extra Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico as it deals with …
Source: Medicaid
House Republicans propose Puerto Rico funding as part of CHIP bill
Medicaid
Republicans on a leading House health-care committee are proposing to send $1 billion in extra Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico as it deals with …


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GOP lawmakers target health care

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GOP lawmakers target health care
Without those dollars, there are not enough funds for the program that both expanded coverage in the state’s Medicaid program and restored coverage …
Source: Medicaid
GOP lawmakers target health care
Medicaid
Without those dollars, there are not enough funds for the program that both expanded coverage in the state’s Medicaid program and restored coverage …


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Somewhat OT: babysitting for a special needs kid (poll)

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Somewhat OT: babysitting for a special needs kid (poll)
1) LO (little one) knows MIL. She would also be free, which is always nice. She doesn’t, however, know about LO’s special needs. We have tried to tell …
Source: Special Needs
Somewhat OT: babysitting for a special needs kid (poll)
Special Needs
1) LO (little one) knows MIL. She would also be free, which is always nice. She doesn’t, however, know about LO’s special needs. We have tried to tell …


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As I am Empty, They are Full: A Special Needs Parent

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As I am Empty, They are Full: A Special Needs Parent
Special needs parent. Bless the LORD, all you angels,you ministers, who. I wholeheartedly acknowledge that I am lacking in several different virtues …
Source: Special Needs
As I am Empty, They are Full: A Special Needs Parent
Special Needs
Special needs parent. Bless the LORD, all you angels,you ministers, who. I wholeheartedly acknowledge that I am lacking in several different virtues …


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Brave Paisley mum opens up about autistic son's 'meltdowns' to mark launch of Autism Hour

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Brave Paisley mum opens up about autistic son’s ‘meltdowns’ to mark launch of Autism Hour
THE MUM of an autistic teenager has told how the condition can lead to her son having a sudden “meltdown” in the middle of crowded places.
Source: Autism
Brave Paisley mum opens up about autistic son’s ‘meltdowns’ to mark launch of Autism Hour
Autism
THE MUM of an autistic teenager has told how the condition can lead to her son having a sudden “meltdown” in the middle of crowded places.


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Workshop explains learning plans for special needs kids

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Workshop explains learning plans for special needs kids
Parents of special needs students who use an Individualized Education Program, commonly called an IEP, are invited to a free workshop on how best …
Source: Special Needs
Workshop explains learning plans for special needs kids
Special Needs
Parents of special needs students who use an Individualized Education Program, commonly called an IEP, are invited to a free workshop on how best …


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'We are all different, and that's wonderful' says creator of viral autism video

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‘We are all different, and that’s wonderful’ says creator of viral autism video
A father from Hertfordshire who spent two years of his spare time creating a video on autism, has won praise from around the world, after his film went …
Source: Autism
‘We are all different, and that’s wonderful’ says creator of viral autism video
Autism
A father from Hertfordshire who spent two years of his spare time creating a video on autism, has won praise from around the world, after his film went …


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These Birmingham shops are offering autism friendly shopping

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These Birmingham shops are offering autism friendly shopping
That’s why The National Autistic Society is holding Autism Hour where participating shops and businesses will be turning down music and other noise, …
Source: Autism
These Birmingham shops are offering autism friendly shopping
Autism
That’s why The National Autistic Society is holding Autism Hour where participating shops and businesses will be turning down music and other noise, …


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Its October and my Child with Special Needs is Having a Difficult Time in School

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Its October and my Child with Special Needs is Having a Difficult Time in School
Its October and my Child with Special Needs is Already Having a Difficult Time in School. Welcome to October. By now your family is down to one …
Source: Special Needs
Its October and my Child with Special Needs is Having a Difficult Time in School
Special Needs
Its October and my Child with Special Needs is Already Having a Difficult Time in School. Welcome to October. By now your family is down to one …


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SKILLS FOR LIFE Transition House fills special education need

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SKILLS FOR LIFE Transition House fills special education need
Faculty of the Transition House of Jamestown High School say the 16-yearold program fills a gap for special needs students who complete high …
Source: Special Needs
SKILLS FOR LIFE Transition House fills special education need
Special Needs
Faculty of the Transition House of Jamestown High School say the 16-yearold program fills a gap for special needs students who complete high …


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adelaide theatre company put spotlight on autism spectrum

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adelaide theatre company put spotlight on autism spectrum
Company AT (Autistic Theatre) in partnership with Tutti has created a new play featuring an entirely autistic cast to allow audiences see the world …
Source: Autism
adelaide theatre company put spotlight on autism spectrum
Autism
Company AT (Autistic Theatre) in partnership with Tutti has created a new play featuring an entirely autistic cast to allow audiences see the world …


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Autism-friendly initiative at store

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Autism-friendly initiative at store
The National Autistic Society’s Tom Purser said: “[The society] is always delighted to hear about shops and services making small changes to ensure …
Source: Autism
Autism-friendly initiative at store
Autism
The National Autistic Society’s Tom Purser said: “[The society] is always delighted to hear about shops and services making small changes to ensure …


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Advocate wants an “ally” | DeKalb Rise Up seeks disability awareness

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Advocate wants an “ally” | DeKalb Rise Up seeks disability awareness
The month-long series is not just limited to those who have visible, physical disabilities; it includes individuals with less noticeable special needs such …
Source: Special Needs
Advocate wants an “ally” | DeKalb Rise Up seeks disability awareness
Special Needs
The month-long series is not just limited to those who have visible, physical disabilities; it includes individuals with less noticeable special needs such …


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Catch up with a Tampa Bay tech industry veteran with his head in the cloud

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Catch up with a Tampa Bay tech industry veteran with his head in the cloud
While businesses of all sorts increasingly are using data centers for hosting and cloud services, are there special needs that resellers have for data …
Source: Special Needs
Catch up with a Tampa Bay tech industry veteran with his head in the cloud
Special Needs
While businesses of all sorts increasingly are using data centers for hosting and cloud services, are there special needs that resellers have for data …


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South Ruislip store joins national initiative by welcoming sufferers

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South Ruislip store joins national initiative by welcoming sufferers
PETS at Home Ruislip is teaming up with the National Autistic Society for the first week-long event where shops and services take 60 minutes to …
Source: Autism
South Ruislip store joins national initiative by welcoming sufferers
Autism
PETS at Home Ruislip is teaming up with the National Autistic Society for the first week-long event where shops and services take 60 minutes to …


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Maternal infection may trigger autism traits via neuronal 'patches'

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Maternal infection may trigger autism traits via neuronal ‘patches’
Patches of overactive neurons in the brains of mice exposed to inflammation in the womb may lead to autism-like features in the mice, a new study …
Source: Autism
Maternal infection may trigger autism traits via neuronal ‘patches’
Autism
Patches of overactive neurons in the brains of mice exposed to inflammation in the womb may lead to autism-like features in the mice, a new study …


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Hong Kong students with special needs not properly supported by government education system

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Hong Kong students with special needs not properly supported by government education system
Many parents of children with special needs in the government education system face the same dilemma. The average waiting time for subvented …
Source: Special Needs
Hong Kong students with special needs not properly supported by government education system
Special Needs
Many parents of children with special needs in the government education system face the same dilemma. The average waiting time for subvented …


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Scitech | Connecting dots in autism research

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Scitech | Connecting dots in autism research
Autism is a condition that affects one in 68 American according to the U.S. Centre for Control and Disease Prevention. Symptoms like atypical social …
Source: Autism
Scitech | Connecting dots in autism research
Autism
Autism is a condition that affects one in 68 American according to the U.S. Centre for Control and Disease Prevention. Symptoms like atypical social …


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A plea for the resilient but hurting people of Puerto Rico

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A plea for the resilient but hurting people of Puerto Rico
Do I have an elderly relative or special needs child at home who requires … The people of Puerto Rico are resilient, but they are still in need of our …
Source: Special Needs
A plea for the resilient but hurting people of Puerto Rico
Special Needs
Do I have an elderly relative or special needs child at home who requires … The people of Puerto Rico are resilient, but they are still in need of our …


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Letter: Article ties Medicaid to overdose deaths

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Letter: Article ties Medicaid to overdose deaths
A Sept. 25 Wall Street Journal editorial, “Does Medicaid spur opioid abuse?” described the difference in increases in several states that chose to …
Source: Medicaid
Letter: Article ties Medicaid to overdose deaths
Medicaid
A Sept. 25 Wall Street Journal editorial, “Does Medicaid spur opioid abuse?” described the difference in increases in several states that chose to …


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Special needs advcacy Jobs

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Special needs advcacy Jobs
Browse Special needs advcacy jobs and employment opportunities. View available jobs at Special needs advcacy nationwide.
Source: Special Needs
Special needs advcacy Jobs
Special Needs
Browse Special needs advcacy jobs and employment opportunities. View available jobs at Special needs advcacy nationwide.


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Autism Hour!

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Autism Hour!
At Space Inclusive we are pleased to be supporting The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour. Over the next week starting from today, shops and …
Source: Autism
Autism Hour!
Autism
At Space Inclusive we are pleased to be supporting The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour. Over the next week starting from today, shops and …


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Cambridgeshire Shops Unite For Autism Hour

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Cambridgeshire Shops Unite For Autism Hour
Stores, banks and leisure centres across the East of England have fallen quiet for an hour, to make shopping less stressful for people with autism.
Source: Autism
Cambridgeshire Shops Unite For Autism Hour
Autism
Stores, banks and leisure centres across the East of England have fallen quiet for an hour, to make shopping less stressful for people with autism.


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HCSC shakes up leadership team

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HCSC shakes up leadership team
Prior to joining HCSC, Hitchcock led Medicare Advantage programs in 14 states for Humana and Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and exchange …
Source: Medicaid
HCSC shakes up leadership team
Medicaid
Prior to joining HCSC, Hitchcock led Medicare Advantage programs in 14 states for Humana and Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and exchange …


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Youth involved in justice system less likely to use preventive care

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Youth involved in justice system less likely to use preventive care
Youth who were enrolled in Medicaid and had been arrested at least once were less likely to receive primary care services but more inclined to use …
Source: Medicaid
Youth involved in justice system less likely to use preventive care
Medicaid
Youth who were enrolled in Medicaid and had been arrested at least once were less likely to receive primary care services but more inclined to use …


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The wind shifts on abortion: A Republican governor leads the way

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The wind shifts on abortion: A Republican governor leads the way
Thursday, Rauner signed a law written by Democratic legislators that allows the state’s insurance programs, including Medicaid, to cover abortion.
Source: Medicaid
The wind shifts on abortion: A Republican governor leads the way
Medicaid
Thursday, Rauner signed a law written by Democratic legislators that allows the state’s insurance programs, including Medicaid, to cover abortion.


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State's spending for Medicaid up

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State’s spending for Medicaid up
Driven by enrollment that surged past expectations, spending on Arkansas’ expanded Medicaid program grew by almost 24 percent during the fiscal …
Source: Medicaid
State’s spending for Medicaid up
Medicaid
Driven by enrollment that surged past expectations, spending on Arkansas’ expanded Medicaid program grew by almost 24 percent during the fiscal …


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Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill: Under Guise of Federalism, Many Left Behind

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Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill: Under Guise of Federalism, Many Left Behind
The Graham-Cassidy bill ends Obamacare’s private care subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans and its Medicaid expansion program, along …
Source: Medicaid
Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill: Under Guise of Federalism, Many Left Behind
Medicaid
The Graham-Cassidy bill ends Obamacare’s private care subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans and its Medicaid expansion program, along …


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Justice-Involved Youth: The Newest Target for Health Equity Approaches?

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Justice-Involved Youth: The Newest Target for Health Equity Approaches?
In their article “Preventive Care Use Among Justice-Involved and Non–Justice-Involved Youth,” Aalsma et al use a novel linkage of Medicaid claims …
Source: Medicaid
Justice-Involved Youth: The Newest Target for Health Equity Approaches?
Medicaid
In their article “Preventive Care Use Among Justice-Involved and Non–Justice-Involved Youth,” Aalsma et al use a novel linkage of Medicaid claims …


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Florida regulator moves to close ALF affiliated with rehab center that lost 12 residents after Irma

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Florida regulator moves to close ALF affiliated with rehab center that lost 12 residents after Irma
The regulator said Thursday that it intends not to renew the license of Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility and to bar it from the Medicaid …
Source: Medicaid
Florida regulator moves to close ALF affiliated with rehab center that lost 12 residents after Irma
Medicaid
The regulator said Thursday that it intends not to renew the license of Floridian Gardens Assisted Living Facility and to bar it from the Medicaid …


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Area providers hurt by Medicaid reimbursement system defects

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Area providers hurt by Medicaid reimbursement system defects
Issues with a new statewide system that handles Medicaid reimbursements has hit Western Slope health care providers hard as many are waiting on …
Source: Medicaid
Area providers hurt by Medicaid reimbursement system defects
Medicaid
Issues with a new statewide system that handles Medicaid reimbursements has hit Western Slope health care providers hard as many are waiting on …


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