• West Virginia gets Medicaid OK to treat babies in drug rehab

    5 days ago - By National Post

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia, which has the nation's highest rate of babies born dependent on drugs, will now offer Medicaid coverage to treat those babies.
    The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved treatment services in the state for newborns enduring the torment of drug withdrawal, the state Department of Health and Human Resources said in a news release Tuesday.
    The statement said West Virginia becomes the first state to receive such approval. Cindy Beane, commissioner of the DHHR's Bureau for Medical Services, said it will allow the treatment of the opioid...
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  • West Virginia gets Medicaid OK to treat babies in drug rehab

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia, which has the nation's highest rate of babies born dependent on drugs, will now offer Medicaid coverage to treat those babies. The Department of Health and Human Resources says in a news release that the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved treatment services for newborns enduring the...
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