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Ohio Medicaid to try out transparent PBM pricing model

Ohio Medicaid to try out transparent PBM pricing model

By Shelby Livingston  |  August 15, 2018

Ohio's Medicaid department is directing its managed-care organizations to quit their contracts with pharmacy benefit managers because of opaque pricing practices and strike up new arrangements with transparent vendors.

Week Ahead: Zika webinar planned by the CDC

Week Ahead: Zika webinar planned by the CDC

By Matthew Weinstock  |  August 11, 2018

There's no shortage of webinars focused on public health issues this week, including Zika, preparing for infectious disease outbreaks on public transit, and better explaining genomics to patients.

Shorter behavioral stays save Medicaid money, but frustrate hospitals

Shorter behavioral stays save Medicaid money, but frustrate hospitals

By Tara Bannow  |  August 01, 2018

The shift toward value-based payment in healthcare that countless advocates say will cut costs and improve the quality of care isn't without its downsides. This week's earnings show the evolution is weighing on some providers' bottom lines.

Montana health providers say restored cuts good, but damage done

Montana health providers say restored cuts good, but damage done

By Associated Press  |  July 27, 2018

Most, if not all, of Montana's restored health funding will likely go to the hard-hit Department of Public Health and Human Services, which cut more than $49 million in Medicaid reimbursement rates and left hundreds of jobs unfilled.

CMS to open new comment period on Kentucky Medicaid waiver

CMS to open new comment period on Kentucky Medicaid waiver

By Harris Meyer  |  July 18, 2018

The CMS plans to open a new 30-day federal public comment period on Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement demonstration as a way to overcome a federal judge's objections to how the waiver was approved.

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