Although the Constitution requires states and localities to provide healthcare to people in prisons and jails, many still fail to receive needed care.
With Congress failing to reach agreement on a stabilization package for the individual market and repeal of the individual mandate set to take effect for 2019, states are considering different strategies, some that will stabilize their Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant markets and others that ...
As the opioid crisis in the United States continues to deepen—with opioid overdoses claiming 42,000 lives in 2016 1 —policymakers, providers, advocates and other stakeholders are seeking out all available resources in an attempt to fight back.
There is a quote by science fiction writer Amelia Atwater-Rhodes that is the ideal lead-in to any discussion about healthcare data and analytics: “Life is nothing without a little chaos to make it interesting.”
Over the past five years, the budgets of state Medicaid programs have been challenged by the introduction of new high-cost drugs into the marketplace.
On February 12, the Trump administration released the President’s Budget (or, “the Budget”) outlining spending priorities for FY 2019.
There are six key drivers of the movement to a risk-based healthcare environment:
Mandated compliance programs are not a new concept, but they have evolved over time.
Congress returned from recess with a large agenda for the new year.
In early 2017, California Assembly member Jim Wood introduced Bill AB-265, banning the use of copay coupons in California when a generic equivalent drug covered by an individual’s health plan exists.