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More news for Wednesday, June 26

Providers receive two-year reprieve on non-emergency transport coverage … Operator faces lawsuit after resident allegedly left in hot van for 6 hours … Insurer focuses on health apps to improve workplace wellness program effectiveness

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More news for Monday, June 24

ProMedica’s Paramount may cease Medicaid coverage … Georgia to reinstate Medicaid benefits to residents who lost them

Adult foster care homes need more oversight, HHS OIG says

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said it will step up its work with states to ensure that adult foster care homes and other home- and community-based settings meet health, safety and administrative requirements after a review by the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General found compliance lacking.

HHS says new rule allows healthcare workers, organizations to honor religious and moral principles in care provision

Individual healthcare workers as well as healthcare organizations can decline to provide care that conflicts with their religious and moral beliefs or mission under a final rule issued Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Some fear the rule could lead to discrimination against LGBT individuals.

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