Several experts called the House GOP manifesto presented by Speaker Paul Ryan a rehash of old conservative ideas that Republicans have never seriously tried to implement.
Two public safety net systems have sued to recover up to $20 million in Medicaid reimbursement payments. The systems allege that the funding formulas unevenly distribute reimbursement among providers.
After expanding Medicaid, residents of Oregon are largely able to find a doctor and have dropped ER visits, despite a more than 50% increase in the number of people using the program, according to a new analysis by the state.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has unveiled his proposal to move the state into a more conservative expansion of Medicaid that mimics Indiana's expansion effort.
The new House Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare lacks specifics because it would have to broadly tax employer health plans to raise enough money to adequately fund insurance subsidies, a prominent Republican health economist says.
The long-awaited plan for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act contains traditional conservative ideas but does not say how much it would cost or how many people it would cover.
Indiana missed a deadline to share information with the CMS about how its Medicaid expansion has affected access to care. Republican Gov. Mike Pence's administration said it didn't trust that the agency could protect the data.
Commercial payers save $38 billion annually when patients get care in ambulatory surgery centers, according to a study done in collaboration with the Ambulatory Surgical Center Association. The AHA is challenging its methodology.
While Obamacare supporters welcome Louisiana's Medicaid expansion, it remains to be seen if private providers will join with traditional safety net providers in delivering their care since the cash-strapped state isn't raising its abysmally low Medicaid pay rates.
The key was automatically signing up the tens of thousands people already participating in other state health programs for the poor and contacting everyone receiving federal food stamp benefits.
The CMS says Indiana has been unresponsive to its attempts to enter a data-sharing agreement so the agency can obtain information on the beneficiaries who have gained coverage under the state's Medicaid expansion.
Indiana awarded new managed Medicaid contracts to four out of five bidding private health insurers. UnitedHealthcare was the lone company to miss the cut because its proposed costs and profits were too high.