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Rockefeller defends Medicaid on Senate floor
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Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., defended Medicaid on the Senate floor, strongly opposing Republican proposals to cut funding for the health-care program for low-income Americans, created in 1965 under the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. More

Some Senate Democrats mum on Medicaid
Politico    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There may be more to read from what wasn’t included in Sen. Jay Rockefeller's letter to the White House last week than what was in it. Multiple letters released—designed to show that Senate Democrats won't support efforts to dismantle Medicaid—didn't mention the Republican proposals to repeal the program's maintenance of effort provisions. And they didn't include 12 Democratic senators who some worry may be persuaded to join Republican efforts to chip away at the program. More

Patrick Mulloy named Human Arc Chief Financial Officer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Michael J. Baird, Chief Executive Officer of Human Arc, announced the appointment of Patrick J. Mulloy as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mulloy will drive Human Arc's organizational financial strategies. This will encompass not only treasury functions, budgeting, audit, tax and accounting management but also merger and acquisition potentials, financial planning, fiscal policy development and leadership of partner due diligence initiatives. More

State budget difficulties and implementation of the Affordable Care Act are driving and shaping the Medicaid managed care market. Sellers Dorsey positions our clients for growth in the ever-changing world of Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and more. Sellers Dorsey. Redefining the possibilities. more

Centene Corporation's Indiana subsidiary receives national award for asthma management program    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Centene Corporation announced that Managed Health Services its Indiana subsidiary, won the 2011 National Environmental Leadership Award (Health Plan Division) in Asthma Management from the Environmental Protection Agency. More

Overnight health: Romney in the spotlight
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Health care is sure to be a major area of contention as most of the Republican presidential field squares off tonight in New Hampshire. The debate will give more conservative candidates a chance to directly attack Mitt Romney for the health care reforms he implemented as Massachusetts governor —a system that's highly similar to the new federal law. More

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Republican presidential candidates assail health reform law in debate
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Seven GOP presidential candidates forcefully criticized President Obama on the federal health reform law during a debate in New Hampshire, the New York Times reports. Each candidate said he or she would repeal the health reform law if elected. More

Medicaid: Texas, New Jersey move toward major changes
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Proposed changes in Medicaid operations in Texas, New Jersey and Arizona are expected to trim the number of enrollees in those programs. More

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South Carolina Medicaid program's $22 million bailout approved
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The state's financial oversight board filled a $22 million shortfall in the state's Medicaid program that had threatened to shut off payments to health care providers. The unanimous vote by the Budget and Control Board was the final step in dealing with a $228 million deficit at the state Department of Health and Human Services. More

Job Opportunity: MHPA Seeks Director for its Center for Best Practices
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Medicaid Health Plans of America seeks a Director for its Center for Best Practices, a new 501(c)3 affiliate organization of MHPA that supports MHPA's mission of improving quality and access to care for Medicaid beneficiaries. The Center convenes Medicaid health plans on research, quality improvement and dissemination of their best practices in clinical and operational performance. For more information, click here. More

Event: Insuring the under and uninsured: The Health Plan Forum on Medicaid Expansion & Health Benefit Exchanges, San Francisco, July 18-19
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Reaching, Servicing and Retaining the New Enrollee Population

Hear MHPA President and CEO, Thomas L. Johnson give his take on the Medicaid expansion and the health insurance exchange populations in "Analyzing the Numbers: How Will Plans Serve This New Market."

Other Conference Highlights Include:
• Defining the new enrollee population: Who are they? What can you expect from various market segments?
• Market segmentation and analysis: What are the pros and cons of the new markets?
• Assessing financial viability and adverse selection on the exchanges

Exclusive Discounted Pricing Available
As a Medicaid Health Plans of America member, you can register for the event as a guest of MHPA and receive 25 percent off the standard registration rate with the special discount code HMP027. To qualify for an exclusive membership discount, call Kathie Eberhard at 1.704.341.2439 or email

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