Challenges in Illinois are a cautionary tale for the rest of the country and highlight how important it is for Medicaid managed-care plans to work effectively with providers.
Rhode Island's Medicaid managed-care program improved after the state launched Medicaid accountable-care organizations. Medicaid plans oversee groups of providers that are responsible for performing well on quality, outcomes and cost.
California and three other states will shut down their Children's Health Insurance Program in several months if Congress doesn't reauthorize federal funding, according to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission.
The number of uninsured veterans in the U.S. declined by nearly 40% from 2013 to 2015, but that number could drop even lower if more states opt to expand Medicaid, according to a new report.
A Michigan Senate subcommittee voted Tuesday for budget language that instructs the state Department of Health and Human Services to develop pilot projects for Medicaid health plans to integrate behavioral and physical health and work toward a single contracting model by Sept. 30, 2020.
Democratic lawmakers in Oregon are considering ending the state's Medicaid expansion in an effort to address a $1.6 billion budget shortfall.
The CMS will evaluate Montana's Medicaid expansion program despite senior Trump administration officials' opposition to similar audits in the past.
The CMS has lifted the threat of canceling Medicare and Medicaid contracts at Greenville (S.C.) Memorial Hospital after the hospital made needed improvements to emergency room processes and staffing.
If the request is approved by the CMS, Wisconsin would become the first state to require Medicaid applicants to undergo drug screenings or tests for eligibility.
Several states soon may see an exodus of managed Medicaid plan insurers if they don't update their rate-setting processes and bake in additional funds to pay medical claims, according to a new report.
Florida will get $1 billion in federal dollars to help hospitals in the state make up losses from uninsured patients, reversing the Obama administration's cuts to the state's program.
The White House sent a memo to all federal agencies to make sweeping personnel cuts over the next year. Efforts by HHS to release data on the impact of federal health programs are expected to be harmed as a result.