• 05.22.19

    Promoting Comprehensive Healthcare Delivery for Children

    InCK, a new federal initiative, encourages healthcare providers and Medicaid agencies to think beyond medical services, supporting team-based care with family representation and focusing on children’s social and emotional development.

  • 04.24.19

    New Webinar: What Are the Top Medicaid Trends to Watch?

    Since its inception more than 50 years ago, Medicaid has evolved from a small health program, adjunct to welfare, to an integral part of the nation’s health insurance system.

  • 03.25.19

    New Medicaid Briefing Series: Priority Issues for State Lawmakers

    Where  the agency and its leadership sit within state government can enable or impede the Medicaid director’s authority to make critical decisions about strategy, services and budget.

  • 03.05.19

    Coverage Loss Projections Released for Michigan Medicaid Work Rules

    New estimates from Manatt Health indicate that Michigan’s Medicaid work requirement, scheduled to take effect January 1, 2020, could cause up to 27% of the state’s Medicaid expansion population to lose coverage within a year—an estimated 183,000 out of 680,000 people enrolled in ...

  • 02.26.19

    Medicaid Buy-In and Public Option: The State of Play

    Lawmakers across the country are proposing legislation to stabilize the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance market, make coverage more affordable for consumers, and improve access to care by leveraging the bargaining power and administrative savings of public programs.

  • 02.25.19

    The Risks of Capped Medicaid Funding

    Currently, the federal government and states share in all costs associated with running the Medicaid program.

  • 01.08.19

    Application Process for InCK and MOM Models Imminent

    During 2018, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced two new opportunities for state governments and their partners to improve their delivery systems for children and mothers, respectively, under the Integrated ...

  • 12.19.18

    Medicaid Provisions in the SUPPORT Act

    Compared with commercial insurance, Medicaid often takes the lead on addressing the opioid epidemic.

  • 11.26.18

    Public Charge Proposed Rule: Hospital Medicaid Payments at Risk

    Under long-standing immigration law and guidance, individuals who are likely to become a “public charge”—or likely to rely on the government for financial support—can be denied admission to the United States or, if they are already in the country legally, may be denied the ...

  • 10.23.18

    Will New Medicaid Waivers Collide With State Delivery Reforms?

    Following the Trump administration’s encouragement to states to consider new Medicaid waiver policies that allow restrictions on coverage, 19 states have approved or pending waivers with coverage limitations, including meeting work and community engagement requirements and paying premiums.