Healthcare providers are increasingly investing in and deploying telehealth capabilities that will extend services to patients in rural areas, deliver quality care to individuals with complex conditions and reduce costs associated with unnecessary emergency department usage, among other benefits.
Nearly half of children under age 3 in the United States get their health insurance through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Medicaid is the primary source of family planning coverage in the United States, accounting for 75 percent of total public expenditures for family planning services.
In March 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued detailed guidance for states on the monitoring and evaluation of “eligibility and coverage” Section 1115 Medicaid demonstrations.
Serving over 1.8 million Massachusetts residents, MassHealth provides access to healthcare services for people of varying ages and life circumstances across the Commonwealth.
North Carolina has fought the opioid epidemic with an array of public- and private-sector initiatives. In 2017, Governor Roy Cooper released the state’s Opioid Action Plan developed in collaboration with community partners.
Mississippi’s opioid epidemic follows national trends. Even as the number of opioid prescriptions dispensed in the state has steadily dropped, deaths due to opioid-related overdoses have continued to increase.
Hospitals and health systems across the country are redesigning care delivery to improve quality and outcomes, enhance the patient experience, reduce costs and, ultimately, produce better population health.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation will fund a model of care, Integrated Care for Kids, that will test whether alternative payment models can promote closer integration across children's physical and behavioral healthcare, social services and educational services in up to eight ...
Lawmakers across the country are considering “Medicaid buy-in” programs to stabilize the Affordable Care Act insurance market and offer a coverage option that is more affordable and accessible than current options in the individual and employer markets.