Two Republican committee chairmen want Congress to consider cutting “optional” Medicaid eligibility and benefit categories as a way to control the growth of Medicaid spending.
Some Republican lawmakers in Missouri are proposing to overhaul the state's Medicaid system without waiting for President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress to act first.
Ohio advocates of the federal health care law targeted by President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans said Wednesday that repeal would jeopardize insurance coverage for as many as 1 million Ohioans by 2019 and hurt families and businesses.
Alabama wants to delay plans to move its Medicaid program to a managed-care model that utilizes regional care organizations as the state struggles with funding issues.
In setting standards for home health agencies to participate in Medicare and Medicaid, the federal agency took steps to bolster patients' rights and drive coordinated, patient-centered care.
Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt said that repeal of the Affordable Care Act without simultaneous replacement would paralyze providers and insurers.
Republican governors who tout the economic benefits of expanding Medicaid in their states aren't likely to influence their party's members in Congress who want to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
An effort by Republican governors of Medicaid expansion states to convince congressional Republicans that the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion is worth keeping is unlikely to influence their drive to repeal the ACA and that coverage expansion, Republican experts say.
An Affordable Care Act repeal would result in 2.7 million New Yorkers losing healthcare coverage and would punch a $3.7 billion hole in the state budget, according to figures released Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
State Medicaid agencies worry the length of stay could affect treatment options for some patients with substance abuse disorders or severe depression. It's likely President-elect Donald Trump will evaluate the request, even though he doesn't have to, since it asks to change a finalized rule.
North Carolina's new Democratic governor says he'll seek to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, even though a state law prevents him from seeking expansion unilaterally.
Hospitals and health systems face the prospect of growing uncompensated care costs following the looming repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its Medicaid expansion.