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Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

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Florida Cuts Payments To HMOs Caring For Poor, Elderly and Disabled By 3.7 Percent

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Florida Cuts Payments To HMOs Caring For Poor, Elderly and Disabled By 3.7 Percent
Florida has reduced by 3.7 percent the rates it pays HMOs and provider-sponsored networks in the biggest part of the Medicaid managed-care system …
Source: Medicaid
Florida Cuts Payments To HMOs Caring For Poor, Elderly and Disabled By 3.7 Percent
Medicaid
Florida has reduced by 3.7 percent the rates it pays HMOs and provider-sponsored networks in the biggest part of the Medicaid managed-care system …


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'Mini-gene' therapy relieves features of Rett syndrome in mice

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‘Mini-gene’ therapy relieves features of Rett syndrome in mice
Rett syndrome is a rare condition characterized by intellectual disability, motor problems and, often, autism. It stems from mutations that lead to low …
Source: Autism
‘Mini-gene’ therapy relieves features of Rett syndrome in mice
Autism
Rett syndrome is a rare condition characterized by intellectual disability, motor problems and, often, autism. It stems from mutations that lead to low …


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AG: Hamtramck woman charged in Medicaid scam

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AG: Hamtramck woman charged in Medicaid scam
A Hamtramck woman has been charged with 11 Medicaid fraud felonies, a state official said Wednesday. Julianna Trzin, 40, has been charged with …
Source: Medicaid
AG: Hamtramck woman charged in Medicaid scam
Medicaid
A Hamtramck woman has been charged with 11 Medicaid fraud felonies, a state official said Wednesday. Julianna Trzin, 40, has been charged with …


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Greg Dent: Group hosts third annual Autism Conference on Oct. 20

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Greg Dent: Group hosts third annual Autism Conference on Oct. 20
More than one in every 100 children in Georgia is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a developmental disability that can cause …
Source: Autism
Greg Dent: Group hosts third annual Autism Conference on Oct. 20
Autism
More than one in every 100 children in Georgia is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a developmental disability that can cause …


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Princess Marie visits Autism Centre in Vordingborg

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Princess Marie visits Autism Centre in Vordingborg
Princess Marie of Denmark has paid a visit to the Vordingborg’s Autism Centre Storstrøm on Monday. Princess Marie is the patron of the National …
Source: Autism
Princess Marie visits Autism Centre in Vordingborg
Autism
Princess Marie of Denmark has paid a visit to the Vordingborg’s Autism Centre Storstrøm on Monday. Princess Marie is the patron of the National …


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Nancy Pelosi takes on rare role offering testimony in opioids hearing

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Nancy Pelosi takes on rare role offering testimony in opioids hearing
She also said that Democrats still distrust Republicans because of their efforts to repeal portions of Obamacare and overhaul Medicaid. Under Obama …
Source: Medicaid
Nancy Pelosi takes on rare role offering testimony in opioids hearing
Medicaid
She also said that Democrats still distrust Republicans because of their efforts to repeal portions of Obamacare and overhaul Medicaid. Under Obama …


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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance

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THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
Jonathan Rockefeller’s critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, will offer an Autism Friendly production on …
Source: Autism
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
Autism
Jonathan Rockefeller’s critically-acclaimed and Drama Desk nominated The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, will offer an Autism Friendly production on …


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Harrison County commissioners must find way to make up Medicaid sales tax reductions

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Harrison County commissioners must find way to make up Medicaid sales tax reductions
On Wednesday, Harrison County commissioners adopted a resolution to create a county Medicaid sales tax fund to cover expected costs down the …
Source: Medicaid
Harrison County commissioners must find way to make up Medicaid sales tax reductions
Medicaid
On Wednesday, Harrison County commissioners adopted a resolution to create a county Medicaid sales tax fund to cover expected costs down the …


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Beaumont completes $2.5 million autism center in Dearborn

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Beaumont completes .5 million autism center in Dearborn
Beaumont Health has completed its new $2.5 million Autism Center in its Center for Exceptional Families in Dearborn. “The center is extremely unique …
Source: Autism
Beaumont completes .5 million autism center in Dearborn
Autism
Beaumont Health has completed its new $2.5 million Autism Center in its Center for Exceptional Families in Dearborn. “The center is extremely unique …


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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
… Medicare and Medicaid Services. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Whitehouse talks war, Trump’s competency, and the state of national …
Source: Medicaid
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Medicaid
… Medicare and Medicaid Services. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Whitehouse talks war, Trump’s competency, and the state of national …


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Dispute over author order torpedoes paper on syndrome linked to autism

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Dispute over author order torpedoes paper on syndrome linked to autism
The paper concerned research on Fragile X syndrome (FXS), characterized by both intellectual and physical abnormalities, which is linked autism.
Source: Autism
Dispute over author order torpedoes paper on syndrome linked to autism
Autism
The paper concerned research on Fragile X syndrome (FXS), characterized by both intellectual and physical abnormalities, which is linked autism.


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CLWA Supports Special Needs Community With CAST For Kids At Castaic Lake

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CLWA Supports Special Needs Community With CAST For Kids At Castaic Lake
CAST for Kids returned recently, bringing smiles to the faces of 90 special needs and disadvantaged children, families and volunteers who …
Source: Special Needs
CLWA Supports Special Needs Community With CAST For Kids At Castaic Lake
Special Needs
CAST for Kids returned recently, bringing smiles to the faces of 90 special needs and disadvantaged children, families and volunteers who …


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Ashland Mountain House hosts second retreat

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Ashland Mountain House hosts second retreat
The benefits of proactive self-care have been long overlooked in the special needs community. The Ashland Mountain House is a beautiful bed and …
Source: Special Needs
Ashland Mountain House hosts second retreat
Special Needs
The benefits of proactive self-care have been long overlooked in the special needs community. The Ashland Mountain House is a beautiful bed and …


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Hamtramck Woman Charged With 11 Felonies In Medicaid Fraud Scheme

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Hamtramck Woman Charged With 11 Felonies In Medicaid Fraud Scheme
HAMTRAMCK (WWJ) – A 40-year-old Hamtramck woman is facing a list of charges for her alleged role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. Julianna Trzin, is …
Source: Medicaid
Hamtramck Woman Charged With 11 Felonies In Medicaid Fraud Scheme
Medicaid
HAMTRAMCK (WWJ) – A 40-year-old Hamtramck woman is facing a list of charges for her alleged role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. Julianna Trzin, is …


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Barber Goes Above And Beyond To Give Child With Autism Great Haircut

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Barber Goes Above And Beyond To Give Child With Autism Great Haircut
You probably take the simple act of getting a haircut for granted. But for those living with autism, who often struggle with a hypersensitivity to sound …
Source: Autism
Barber Goes Above And Beyond To Give Child With Autism Great Haircut
Autism
You probably take the simple act of getting a haircut for granted. But for those living with autism, who often struggle with a hypersensitivity to sound …


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AG: Sturbridge woman charged with $2.7 million in Medicaid fraud

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AG: Sturbridge woman charged with .7 million in Medicaid fraud
WORCESTER – A Sturbridge woman was arrested Wednesday morning for her role in a $2.7 million Medicaid scheme, according to the office of state …
Source: Medicaid
AG: Sturbridge woman charged with .7 million in Medicaid fraud
Medicaid
WORCESTER – A Sturbridge woman was arrested Wednesday morning for her role in a $2.7 million Medicaid scheme, according to the office of state …


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We urge Congress to renew CHIP funding

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We urge Congress to renew CHIP funding
CHIP funds are important to subsidize health care for children whose families have incomes too high for Medicaid funding but are under 200 percent …
Source: Medicaid
We urge Congress to renew CHIP funding
Medicaid
CHIP funds are important to subsidize health care for children whose families have incomes too high for Medicaid funding but are under 200 percent …


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After Years of Obstruction, Voters Will Have Say in Maine's Medicaid Expansion Efforts

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After Years of Obstruction, Voters Will Have Say in Maine’s Medicaid Expansion Efforts
She was there to speak in favor of a since-successful initiative to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot in the state. “This initiative could save my life,” …
Source: Medicaid
After Years of Obstruction, Voters Will Have Say in Maine’s Medicaid Expansion Efforts
Medicaid
She was there to speak in favor of a since-successful initiative to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot in the state. “This initiative could save my life,” …


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Local advocates hope 'The Good Doctor' raises awareness about autism

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Local advocates hope ‘The Good Doctor’ raises awareness about autism
The Good Doctor” is being called ABC’s breakout drama and has already been picked up for a full season.
Source: Autism
Local advocates hope ‘The Good Doctor’ raises awareness about autism
Autism
The Good Doctor” is being called ABC’s breakout drama and has already been picked up for a full season.


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Autism from the Inside Out

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Autism from the Inside Out
Guest speaker Justin Moehn and Shady Oak Primary School owner Debbie Kruger Elder converse at the “Autism from the Inside Out” Q&A …
Source: Autism
Autism from the Inside Out
Autism
Guest speaker Justin Moehn and Shady Oak Primary School owner Debbie Kruger Elder converse at the “Autism from the Inside Out” Q&A …


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Growing up with autism

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Growing up with autism
SPEAKER JUSTIN Mohen, “Your Autism Expert,” shares his experience growing up on the spectrum with a Q&A audience at the Shady Oaks Primary …
Source: Autism
Growing up with autism
Autism
SPEAKER JUSTIN Mohen, “Your Autism Expert,” shares his experience growing up on the spectrum with a Q&A audience at the Shady Oaks Primary …


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Taxpayers should not pay to give 'free' healthcare for able-bodied adults

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Taxpayers should not pay to give ‘free’ healthcare for able-bodied adults
Medicaid is a $2.65 billion program that accounts for more than one third of all state spending and nearly one quarter of Maine’s General Fund.
Source: Medicaid
Taxpayers should not pay to give ‘free’ healthcare for able-bodied adults
Medicaid
Medicaid is a $2.65 billion program that accounts for more than one third of all state spending and nearly one quarter of Maine’s General Fund.


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Faith, Hope & Charity receives grant from Variety- The Children's Charity

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Faith, Hope & Charity receives grant from Variety- The Children’s Charity
These funds will ensure the most up-to-date, safe and accessible shower facilities for the special needs children who live at FHC. We are so …
Source: Special Needs
Faith, Hope & Charity receives grant from Variety- The Children’s Charity
Special Needs
These funds will ensure the most up-to-date, safe and accessible shower facilities for the special needs children who live at FHC. We are so …


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Why special ed kids are 'normal' at this Camden school | Opinion

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Why special ed kids are ‘normal’ at this Camden school | Opinion
Setting Ayonna’s history aside, critics often claim schools like Camden Prep don’t take the toughest special needs cases. Yet for one grandmother who …
Source: Special Needs
Why special ed kids are ‘normal’ at this Camden school | Opinion
Special Needs
Setting Ayonna’s history aside, critics often claim schools like Camden Prep don’t take the toughest special needs cases. Yet for one grandmother who …


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Intensive Special Needs Specialist/In-School Reflection Room

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Intensive Special Needs Specialist/In-School Reflection Room
INTENSIVE SPECIAL NEEDS SPECIALIST/IN-SCHOOL REFLECTION ROOM. Pownal Elementary School. Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union.
Source: Special Needs
Intensive Special Needs Specialist/In-School Reflection Room
Special Needs
INTENSIVE SPECIAL NEEDS SPECIALIST/IN-SCHOOL REFLECTION ROOM. Pownal Elementary School. Southwest Vermont Supervisory Union.


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NY Special Needs School Bus Bursts into Flames

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NY Special Needs School Bus Bursts into Flames
A Long Island school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after fired started as six students with special needs were boarding, NBC4 reports.
Source: Special Needs
NY Special Needs School Bus Bursts into Flames
Special Needs
A Long Island school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after fired started as six students with special needs were boarding, NBC4 reports.


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Aiken Fair hosting Special Needs Day

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Aiken Fair hosting Special Needs Day
The Western Carolina State Fair will open its gates early on October 24 for kids with special needs.
Source: Special Needs
Aiken Fair hosting Special Needs Day
Special Needs
The Western Carolina State Fair will open its gates early on October 24 for kids with special needs.


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Puff v. Puff

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Puff v. Puff
Plaintiff was suffering from multiple sclerosis, and the parties contemplated that defendant would pay money into a special needs trust for plaintiff’s …
Source: Special Needs
Puff v. Puff
Special Needs
Plaintiff was suffering from multiple sclerosis, and the parties contemplated that defendant would pay money into a special needs trust for plaintiff’s …


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Part Time LPN Needed For Special Needs Child at Home

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Part Time LPN Needed For Special Needs Child at Home
I am looking for a LPN to help with the care of my 14 year old special needs child. Responsibilities will include: feeding, bathing, changing diapers, …
Source: Special Needs
Part Time LPN Needed For Special Needs Child at Home
Special Needs
I am looking for a LPN to help with the care of my 14 year old special needs child. Responsibilities will include: feeding, bathing, changing diapers, …


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