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The U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services found that Ann Simmons died in Terrell State Hospital in February 2012 of a pulmonary embolism.
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The agency announced the decision by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services just a few days after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up a separate court case involving the same law.
136 days ago
"We are at a critical time in health policy," said Mark McClellan, former head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
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The administration also has lagged on paying states a 1 percentage-point higher Medicaid matching rate if they eliminate requirements for co-pays for immunizations and other preventive services.
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services projects that total health care spending will rise 70 percent over last year's estimated level of $2.8 trillion to $4.8 trillion by 2021.