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Marriage and Family Therapy is currently under examination for coverage under Medicare and Medicaid. Photo by cottonbro from Pexels.
The Ultimate Collective Everyone has their own idea of what a family is.  Some assert that families are tight-knit groups of blood relatives while others favor found families of friends.  There are sprawling families, sparse families, families that function as refuges, and families that feel lonely even when they’re together.  […]

Will Medicaid Pay for My Marriage and Family Therapy?



States have cut Medicaid programs during the pandemic, as millions of people who recently lost their job are trying to sign up. Unless they receive federal aid, state officials believe they will have to cut patients and payments to health providers. States have cut Medicaid programs in previous economic crises […]

States Have Cut Medicaid Programs



14 million eligible for Medicaid
14 million workers hit by the COVID-19 virus are eligible for subsidized healthcare from the marketplace or Medicaid, regardless of if they are planning to accept unemployment compensation. This is according to a report released by the Urban Institute, whose findings help us identify those in vulnerable job industries such as […]

14 million eligible for Medicaid or Marketplace insurance During COVID


CMS announced on April 21st that freestanding Emergency Rooms (ER) in Texas, Colorado, Delaware, and Rhode Island have been temporarily approved to see Medicare and Medicaid enrollees to help reduce pressure seen on hospitals treating COVID-19 patients. Usually, federal regulations do not allow a freestanding ER to bill Medicare and […]

Freestanding ER To See Medicare and Medicaid Patients


Reopening Healthcare.gov Rejected After considering reopening the Healthcare.gov markets for several weeks, Fox News reports the Trump administration has rejected reopening Healthcare.gov amid coronavirus outbreak. Reopening the Obamacare marketplace would have enabled millions of workers – and people who chose not to buy during the enrollment period – to purchase […]

Reopening Healthcare.gov Rejected



If Obamacare ACA is overturned
What Disappears If Obamacare (ACA) is Overturned? In July, three 5th Circuit judges in New Orleans heard arguments about whether Obamacare (ACA) is constitutional. The federal appeals court is expected to issue their ruling on the case – State of Texas v. USA – any day now. At issue is […]

What Disappears If Obamacare (ACA) is Overturned?


Medi-Cal has begun expansion eligibility for young undocumented adults. Starting in January, despite immigration status, young adults will be able to sign up for California’s Medicaid program. The question now is, will those eligible enroll? The California Medical Assistance Program, or Medi-Cal, is California’s Medicaid program. Medi-Cal serves low-income individuals, […]

Medi-Cal Expansion to include ages 19-25


Health insurance
Before and after working for a Health Insurance Brokerage I have been in the United States for over 2 years now. My knowledge about things has increased tremendously over the past couple of years. Not knowing anything about health insurance, living here in the United States taught me a lot […]

Update in my knowledge from before and after working for ...



scorecard
Medicaid and CHIP Fact Sheet (MAC) Scorecard The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released this morning a scorecard for the Medicaid and CHIP program. This Scorecard (the first of its kind) will be the main element of a way to bring the Medicaid and CHIP program to the future. How will these […]

Medicaid and CHIP Fact Sheet (MAC) Scorecard