The Trump Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are continuing to transform Medicaid with the publication of the first annual update to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Scorecard.Read More
From Kaiser Health News Network – Their latest podcast, What the Health, This week, Medicaid, the joint federal-state health program for people with low incomes,…
By Phil Galewitz – AZ Medicaid Director Jami Snyder heard many complaints about enrollees missing medical appointments because the transportation provided by the state didn’t show or came too late. So this summer she hatched a solution familiar to millions of Americans looking for an efficient ride: She turned to Uber and Lyft.
CMS released new state tools and guidance that provide standard monitoring metrics and recommended research methods geared specifically for section 1115 demonstrations that test innovative approaches to Medicaid eligibility and coverage policies.
By Seema Verma – Between 2013 and 2016, Federal spending on Medicaid grew by over $100 billion. The program is often the first or second largest line item in state budgets.
By Sita Kapoor – The developing relationship between Medicaid, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics has the potential to spur dynamic change in the healthcare industry. We need to look no further than the innovative venture announced earlier this year.
CMS issued the first-ever approval of a state plan amendment proposal to allow the state of Oklahoma to negotiate supplemental rebate agreements involving value-based purchasing arrangements with drug manufacturers.
By Phil Galewitz – The fallout from the recent federal court ruling that struck down the Medicaid work requirement in Kentucky was swift.
CMS announced new and enhanced initiatives designed to improve Medicaid program integrity through greater transparency and accountability, strengthened data, and innovative and robust analytic tools.