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Trump will meet with governors worried about Medicaid funding

Trump will meet with governors worried about Medicaid funding

By Harris Meyer  |  February 23, 2017

As congressional Republicans prepare to repeal and replace Obamacare, worried governors from across the country are scheduled to meet Monday with President Donald Trump to discuss healthcare reform and other issues.

65,000 providers have been cut from state Medicaid rolls

65,000 providers have been cut from state Medicaid rolls

By Virgil Dickson  |  February 22, 2017

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires providers to revalidate or recertify their Medicaid reimbursement eligibility has caused 65,000 providers to be stripped from the federal program, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis.

New York Gov. Cuomo joins union fight to preserve ACA

By Jonathan LaMantia, Crain's New York Business  |  February 22, 2017

At a rally in Bronx, N.Y., Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington, D.C., is abandoning the middle class.

CMS projects health spending to grow 5.6% annually over next decade

CMS projects health spending to grow 5.6% annually over next decade

By Maria Castellucci  |  February 15, 2017

Health expenditures are projected to grow 5.6% a year over the next decade. The numbers affirm previous predictions that spending growth would accelerate because of the ACA's coverage expansions, an aging population and expensive new drugs.

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