Items Tagged ‘medicaid’

March 3, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   USA Today Having a baby past 35: What women should know […]

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June 17, 2014

Mayo, Scottsdale hospitals concerned about impact of Medicaid expansion

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

When Gov. Jan Brewer announced her plan to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, one of the few hospitals in Arizona to object was the Mayo Clinic. Under the plan, Arizona would pay for its share of the expansion by taxing hospitals and using the revenue to qualify for massive amounts of federal matching […]

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Tags: Affordable care act, Capitol Times, federal matching funds, federal reimbursements, Gov. Jan Brewer, medicaid, tax


January 24, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Bloomberg Radio Mayo CEO Says Better Healthcare Strengthens […]

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December 13, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

    December 13, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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November 10, 2009

Shriners Come Through For Boy’s Surgery

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Funding has been found for a 2-year-old boy suffering from a bone disorder whose surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota wasn’t covered by Medicaid.    Cody Lacy’s doctor referred the boy to the Rochester, Minn., clinic to repair his arm, which was scarred by fibrous dysplasia. But the clinic terminated its Nebraska Medicaid program […]

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October 14, 2009

Officials hope to fill Mayo Clinic void

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A top Nebraska Medicaid official hopes to convince the Mayo Clinic to keep treating Nebraska Medicaid patients beyond year’s end…   Clinic spokeswoman Shelly Plutowski cited business reasons for the decision.   Mayo’s three clinics – in Rochester, Florida and Arizona – provided more than $500 million worth of services to Medicaid patients last year […]

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October 14, 2009

Mayo to drop some patients in Mont., Neb., Ariz.

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

For years, Mayo Clinic officials have complained that Medicare and Medicaid pay less than what it costs to treat patients.   Now they’re doing something about it.   In the past week, the Rochester-based clinic said it will stop caring for 50 Medicaid patients in Montana and Nebraska starting Jan. 1, unless they have a […]

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October 13, 2009

Mayo Clinic Faulted for Limiting Medicare Patients

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The renowned Mayo Clinic is no longer accepting some Medicare and Medicaid patients, raising new questions about whether it is too selective to serve as a model for health-care reform.   The White House has repeatedly praised Mayo and other medical centers, many of which are in the Upper Midwest, that perform well in Dartmouth […]

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October 13, 2009

Mayo Clinic’s decision to deny Medicaid stems from financial hardship

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The Mayo Clinic’s decision to no longer serve Nebraska’s Medicaid patients starting next year has more to do with its own financial hardships than anything unique to Nebraska’s health insurance program for the poor…   Last year, the Mayo Clinic experienced a net loss of $100 million on Medicaid billing of $500 million, Plutowski said. […]

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October 13, 2009

Mayo Clinic Family Medicine in Arrowhead Arizona Will No Longer Take Medicare Patients

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

The Mayo Clinic now has two family medicine clinics in Arizona. Beginning January 1, primary physicians at one of those clinics will no longer see Medicare patients unless they are able and willing to pay an annual $250 administrative fee, plus $175 to $400 per visit. They will also have to agree to “an appropriate […]

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