As Congress continues to debate repealing of part or all of the Affordable Care Act, state lawmakers are beginning to think of a contingency plan.
States say a holdover proposed rule to change the Medicaid and CHIP appeals process would require a change in state laws to implement it. The rule was proposed by the Obama White House that could still be approved by the Trump administration.
The University of Delaware is collaborating with former Vice President Joe Biden to establish a new domestic policy institute
The State of Illinois and University of Illinois System announced a new partnership today which advances Illinois as the nation’s premier ‘Smart State’, integrating next-generation technology to improve quality of life, grow the state’s economy and retain and attract residents.
This report presents findings from a Kaiser Family Foundation survey about § 1115 MLTSS waiver enrollment, spending, and program policies in 2015.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), as a whole, did not have a significant impact on pharmacy services per se. However, a complete repeal would likely impact certain areas of pharmacy services including the drug benefit for the exchange plans, the donut hole for Medicare Part D, states’ necessary Medicaid rebates, and certain recipients of 340B drugs.
Gov. Tom Wolf's administration said Monday that consolidating four state public health agencies into a single department will eliminate red tape and keep benefits intact with minimal layoffs as the Democratic governor tries to balance a massive projected deficit.
In its final Medicaid spending report, the Obama administration conceded that Medicaid enrollment growth and spending could deplete other federal programs.
Litigation between Republican state lawmakers, federal officials and new Gov. Roy Cooper's administration on his effort to expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of North Carolina residents has been put on hold for a couple of months.
The Trump administration's plans to change the way Medicaid is funded to a lump-sum or "block grant" payment could once again leave a lot of Ohioans uninsured and burden an already-strained safety net, according to local hospitals, health policy analysts and managed care providers.
Governor Paul LePage’s has written a letter outlining changes to the state’s Medicaid program that they want green-lit by President Donald Trump.
As candidates two years ago, the Republican governors of Kentucky and Arkansas swore they would do away with “Obamacare” if elected. But a funny thing happened between the campaign trail and the governor’s mansion: Reality set in.
Kansas' health secretary expressed confidence Monday that the state would be able to extend its privatized Medicaid system under President Donald Trump's administration, despite an agency's recent finding that the program violates federal law and could face sanctions.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday that could scale back enforcement of some provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, and analysts warned that shares of hospitals and Medicaid providers could face new pressure as fears over losing coverage grow.
Republicans plan to turn control of Medicaid over to the states as part of their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to an adviser to President Donald Trump.
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