StrategyCOVID Pandemic Jeopardizes Vote On Oklahoma Medicaid Expansion
Oklahoma voters head to the polls June 30 to decide if the state should expand Medicaid. If approved, State Question...
StrategyNearly Half of ACA Enrollment in 2018 Came Through BCBS Plans
An Urban Institute analysis found marketplace enrollees chose name-brand insurance over Medicaid, but Medicaid enrollment is still growing.
Covid-19Medicaid Providers at the End of the Line for Federal COVID Funding
State Medicaid directors say that without immediate funding, many of the health facilities that serve Medicaid patients could close permanently.
StrategyDonna Shalala's Return to Washington and the Fight for the Cost of Healthcare
The nation's former and longest-serving secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services reflects on her lengthy career...
Strategy34 States Granted Medicaid 1135 Waivers
CMS says the waivers will give states more flexibility to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
StrategyTrump's Medicaid Chief Labels Medicaid 'Mediocre.' Is It?
An analysis by Kaiser Health News and PolitiFact finds CMS Administrator Seema Verma's recent criticism of Medicaid "mostly false."
StrategyAppeals Court Shuts Down Medicaid Work Requirements
The appellate court ruled that HHS Secretary Alex Azar's approval of a Section 1115 waiver for Arkansas was "arbitrary and...
FinanceMedicaid Block Grant Savings Varies from State to State
An new analysis estimates what savings states will need to generate in aggregate and per capita Medicaid models.
StrategyStakeholders Pan CMS' Health Adult Opportunity
Both provider and payer associations criticized the Trump administration's Medicaid block grant announcement.
StrategyThe Devil in the Details: Examining CMS' Medicaid Block Grant Proposal
Stakeholders raise concerns that guidance unveiled by CMS on Medicaid block grants could lead to drastic cuts in the safety...
StrategyCMS Releases Medicaid Block Grant Plan: Healthy Adult Opportunity
CMS' announcement comes more than three months after Tennessee unveiled its block grant program for TennCare, the state's Medicaid plan....
FinanceAs ACA Marketplaces Stabilize, Premiums Drop
An Urban Institute study found that 31 states saw a decline in premium costs for their lowest-price silver plan.