The state of Iowa has been transitioning its Medicaid to a privatized managed care program, but to date there have been few takers among hospitals.
The Obama administration has signed off on the use of Medicaid funds to house enrollees, possibly creating a path that would not only bring down the homeless population but also cut down on hospital costs.
Almost half of hepatitis C patients whose doctors had prescribed antiviral drugs were denied coverage to the therapies by Medicaid because they weren't considered "a medical necessity" or because the patients tested positive for alcohol/drugs, according to a study by University of Pennsylvania researchers.
In the wake of an inspection that found "multi-systemwide failures" that created a major risk of patient harm, Seattle's Western State Hospital may lose millions in Medicare and Medicaid funding, according to the Associated Press.
Despite backlash from Affordable Care Act opponents, many Republican-led states that expanded Medicaid are sticking with it, which in turn is causing turmoil within the GOP, according to the Washington Post.
John Oliver, the hilariously exasperated host of HBO's "Last Week Tonight," specializes in long-take satirical reporting, prodded by his status as a British transplant often boggled by...
Eligibility decisions under the Affordable Care Act are plagued by errors, leading to duplicate coverage and likely overpayments by the government, according to new reports from the Government Accountability Office.
Massachusetts Medicaid managed care organizations lost $137 million in 2014, according to MassLive, and a newly released report from the state government helps explain why.
Changes to New York's telemedicine coverage statute will take effect Jan. 1, 2016, and providers will need to be prepared for the law, attorneys write in a recent Healthcare Law Today article.
As a result of policy changes introduced by the Affordable Care Act, growth and spending in the Medicaid program has greatly increased, according to a new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.