• 07.19.18

    How Can States Integrate Supplemental Payments Into Managed Care?

    States have long relied on supplemental payments to provide additional funding to hospitals and other providers. Though reliance on these payments varies, in some states they account for a fifth of total Medicaid expenditures.

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    06.27.18

    The Changing Landscape of Oversight in Medicaid MCOs

    There is a growing trend among states to develop more rigorous methods for overseeing and enforcing contract requirements with Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs).

  • 06.21.18

    How Can States Leverage Waivers to Combat the Opioid Epidemic?

    States are leveraging Medicaid waivers as part of their response to the opioid epidemic. Through Section 1115 demonstrations, states are using federal Medicaid funding to provide care to individuals residing in institutions for mental diseases (IMD) and to expand substance use disorder benefits. ...

  • 06.20.18

    Children With Special Healthcare Needs in Medicaid Managed Care

    States are increasingly enrolling children with complex physical and behavioral healthcare needs, including children in foster care and those receiving waiver services, in Medicaid managed care.

  • 05.24.18

    How Are States and MCOs Redefining Care Management?

    Learn the answer at a new Manatt webinar. Click here to watch the webinar on demand. States are becoming increasingly demanding in their expectations of Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) when it comes to care management. Formerly a domain solely left to MCOs, many states are pushing health ...

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    04.12.18

    America’s Multidimensional Opioid Crisis: Status, Solutions and Next Steps

    New Manatt webinar explores the opioid epidemic from the legal, policy and clinical perspectives. As the crisis of addiction accelerates, experts project that opioids could kill nearly half a million Americans over the next decade.

  • 03.28.18

    How Is Today’s Volatile Healthcare Environment Impacting Litigation?

    In just the first year of the Trump administration, healthcare has faced an avalanche of change—from the proposed “conscience regulation” to tightening False Claims Act (FCA) scrutiny to new Medicaid work requirements.

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    02.27.18

    What Are the Megatrends Shaping Data-Driven Healthcare?

    Learn the answer from our Manatt webinar and discover how applying analytics can help you achieve your strategic goals.

  • 02.13.18

    What Are the Top 10 Medicaid Trends to Watch in 2018?

    Since its inception 51 years ago, Medicaid has evolved from a small welfare program into an integral part of the nation's health insurance system. Today, Medicaid is the country's largest insurer and the single largest payer in every state, covering more than 20% of the U.S. population. ...

  • 01.18.18

    New Medicaid Work and Community Engagement Requirements

    On Jan. 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a State Medicaid Director letter providing guidance for states seeking 1115 waivers that condition Medicaid eligibility on work and community engagement, quickly followed by approval of Kentucky’s 1115 waivers ...