Manatt Health discusses 10 Medicaid trends in 2016

January 20, 2016

In this report, Manatt Health says 2016 will be a year of continued growth and change in Medicaid. It outlines 10 trends to expect in 2016, including:

  1. Medicaid expansion continues to gain traction.
  2. Data takes center stage in delivery system transformation.
  3. Continued evolution and innovation for Medicaid managed care.
  4. New opportunities for improving and integrating behavioral health.
  5. Tackling the social determinants of health.
  6. Rebalancing, integration and workforce supports.
  7. Linking Medicaid and criminal justice systems.
  8. More change for supplemental payments.
  9. Access and affordability tensions for prescription drugs.
  10. State Innovation Waivers provide new angle in the expansion debate.