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.
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.
On October 24, 2018, North Carolina received approval from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of its 1115 waiver for a five-year demonstration period.
With mounting evidence demonstrating the influence of nonclinical and social factors—such as unstable housing, food insecurity and interpersonal violence—on health outcomes and healthcare costs, social determinants of health (SDOH) have edged into the mainstream.
Join Manatt Health for the Next Two Webinars in Our Medicaid Managed Care Series.
Did you miss the first session in our Medicaid managed care series, “Redefining Care Management in Medicaid Managed Care?”
Throughout the spring and fall, Manatt will be presenting a new series of webinars focused on Medicaid managed care trends, issues and strategies.
As healthcare costs continue to rise and stakeholders maintain focus on improving quality of care and outcomes, payors for healthcare services are turning to value-based payment (VBP) as one tool to inject greater value into the delivery of care.
Although the Constitution requires states and localities to provide healthcare to people in prisons and jails, many still fail to receive needed care.
Mandated compliance programs are not a new concept, but they have evolved over time.