With the future of the Affordable Care Act secured, President Barack Obama returned to Nashville to praise the progress the country has made under the law. But he said more work is needed to make sure that the number of people without insurance continues to fall.
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage in every state will have mixed effects for same-sex couples when it comes to Medicaid. The ruling will affect coverage rules for both medical and long-term-care benefits.
The CMS needs to be more transparent in its evaluation and approval of Medicaid demonstrations, the GAO says. It asked Congress to step in because billions are being overspent and says CMS' lack of oversight endangers the Medicaid program. The CMS didn't show up to the hearing.
The Obama administration and the state have reached an agreement in principle to continue funding Florida's hospital low-income pool for two more years but at a much lower cost, officials said Tuesday.
The number of Americans who had no health insurance last year was at one of the lowest levels ever recorded. But the survey showed wide disparities in health coverage by state.
New research suggests the financial strain on hospitals and households will be immediate and significant if a U.S. Supreme Court decision ends subsidies for health insurance in 36 states. As many as 6.4 million Americans who bought insurance may drop it and become a financial burden to providers.
New CMS guidelines intended to ensure Medicaid managed care plans are adequately reimbursed will frustrate state agencies and create paperwork the CMS might not have the staff to handle, according to the National Association of Medicaid Directors.
No matter how Republicans slice it, repealing the Affordable Care Act will add to the federal deficit, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.
A troubled Massachusetts managed-care program for low-income people who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare will continue despite one of its leading plans dropping out.
A federal demonstration program providing Medicaid pay for residential mental health services in 11 states has ended abruptly, leaving patients and providers in the lurch.
Primary-care providers say an expansion of Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented children in California will help them serve a population that is flooding the system. But some hospital groups point to the low Medi-Cal payment rates as limiting the value of expansion.
Two new reports by state officials find that their respective Medicaid managed-care programs are rife with errors and waste. Blame was pinned on state Medicaid agencies as well as the private health insurers that cover Medicaid beneficiaries.