CarePoint Health's new CEO Dennis Kelly plans to further expand the business beyond its Hudson County, New Jersey roots while focusing on keeping patients healthy and better coordinating care.
For three southern states--Arkansas, Kentucky and Texas--Medicaid expansion popularity continues to grow. Nearly 80 percent of residents in these states favor the expansion and many view Medicaid as comparable to or even better than private insurance when it comes to quality and affordability, according to a recent study from Health Affairs.
As insurers continue the shift toward value-based reimbursement, two Medicaid health plans improved members' health outcomes and lowered costs by combining value-based payments with a fee-for-service approach.
The lost dollars are whispering ever louder in the ears of Medicaid naysayers. Two years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it was up to states to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable...
Indiana will expand its Medicaid program to an additional 350,000 consumers--if the federal government approves Gov. Mike Pence's proposal that certain beneficiaries must pay premiums or lose coverage, the Wall Street Journal reported.
As New York begins an ambitious plan to remake its Medicaid program, some hospitals throughout the state may close their doors, although few are expected to go without a fight.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' just-released 2015 Managed Care Rate Setting Consultation Guide as guidance this year for states that expanded Medicaid.
Leaders in states hostile to the Affordable Care Act are under increasing pressure to expand Medicaid coverage.
Patients serviced at 10 diagnostic imaging facilities in New Jersey had trouble accessing their medical records after authorities closed Diagnostic Imaging Affiliates in a Medicaid fraud investigation.
Policy experts and lawmakers say that state officials can take certain steps to help drive insurers to lower their premium rates, including reviewing proposed rates and expanding Medicaid, reported Governing.