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    The Benefits Of Medicaid

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    Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), School Meal Programs, The School Breakfast Program (SPB), Special Milk Program, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Head Start, Tax Credits, The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program, and Community Development Block…

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    Benefits Of Medicaid

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    In The Medical (Medicaid) program definitely met and still meets a lot of the needs of its beneficiaries but there’s more progress that can be done. Medicaid met and still meets the needs through serving millions of people with low-income. Medicaid and the Children’s Health insurance program so far provided coverage for more than 31 million of children and based on 2014 Report of CMS, about 72.5 million of people enrolled (CMS, 2014). Even though the federal government can set minimum…

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    Medicaid Expansion

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    Medicaid Expansion in Missouri People do not like getting sick. However, some Missourians forego preventive care, required doctor visits, and beneficial medicines because they cannot afford them. The people in the Medicaid coverage gap ($0 ? $15,417 yearly income) include people we all know--child care workers, restaurant employees, home health workers, and students, just to name a few. The coverage gap…

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    Even though the ACA expanded the coverage of Medicaid, it was only for “most low-income adults to 138% of the federal poverty level” (State Health Facts, 2015) thus, still leaving some of the economically diverse population, as they continue to fall through the cracks because they do not qualify Medicaid. In June of 2012, the decision of the Supreme Court authorized each individual state to make their own decision, as to whether or not comply with the ACA Medicaid expansion reform. Only…

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    Social Disparities Essay

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    commonly known as Obama Care was supposed to be the answer for individuals healthcare needs. Needless to say, there are still several issues, the most prominent issue exists with the negative shadow that is cast upon the Medicaid program. Medicaid is the healthcare system that individual receives when their income falls below the new standard of 133% of the federal poverty level (CMS.gov, 2013). The new federal poverty level is beneficial is the sense that it is covering a wider population…

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    Abraham exposes the flaws in our healthcare system; through the experiences of one Chicago family we can see that it all comes down to money equals health. With that in mind, the book paints a ground up picture of how the health care fails to take care of those in most need. Abraham’s central message is “Not only do the poor get sicker but the sicker get poor” (39). With the statement above, Abraham is talking about the vicious cycle that the poor have to live with. Abraham is describing those…

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    The United States and countries around the world are facing a new challenge with the looming retirement of the Baby Boomer generation. As this generation approaches retirement, the United States will have to overcome many factors to align the financial cost of providing SSI benefits, Medicare and Medicaid. The grown in Medicare eligible individuals is projected to out- number to projected workforce of individuals between the ages of 16-65 by 33 %( Wiener & Tilly, 2002). In addition this will…

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    all states to have a process for screening children for Medicaid eligibility if federal CHIP funding runs out. Those that are ineligible for Medicaid must then be enrolled in marketplace coverage that has been certified comparable to CHIP by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 9 As of July 2014, HHS has not released guidance defining the requirements for Secretary Certification. This leaves some uncertainty about how these former separate CHIP children will…

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    Pros And Cons Of Emr

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    Another way of receiving incentive payments is under Medicaid if you are a MDs, DOs, NPs, and PAs, however under Medicare NPs and PAs are not eligible. ( Furlow, B, 2012) Everything from improving the population healthcare, and increasing the efficiency on how we do things is what the higher leaders has been fighting for, and we are coming a long way. Another word that is also important to us because it goes hand in hand with the EHR is interoperability. It 's two systems that can exchange and…

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    a selected group of disabled people gain access to quality medical care services. In addition, has facilitated medically necessary visits to certain individuals, home based health care services, outpatient home visits, as well as other services to both the disabled and the aged. As such, this program has facilitated equitable health resource allocation. Medicaid The Medicaid legal guideline is provided for in the title XIX of the social security act. Notably, Medicaid denotes a federal state…

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