Louisiana is expected to decide by September whether it will keep the five Medicaid managed care companies currently managing the care of 1.6 million recipients or adjust the group, state health department secretary Dr. Rebekah Gee said Thursday.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, 17 million people would become uninsured next year if the Senate GOP's latest plan to get rid of Obamacare is enacted.
In less than 14 hours, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's Plan C to repeal Obamacare with a delay has died after several Republican senators said they wouldn't agree to a pure repeal. The path forward for Republicans' healthcare reform efforts is murky.
The government doesn't know how much of the $24 billion for premium tax credits was improperly paid and the Government Accountability Office says HHS won't have an estimate until 2022.
As Congress pushes for Medicaid change, could a version of Reagan's grand bargain simplify the program?
What strategies can states and the federal government take to address the costly and complex challenges of the dual eligibles population?
Republican critics of the Senate's latest version of healthcare legislation were energized after leaders postponed votes on the measure, yet another sign the bill's fortunes are in limbo.
Medicaid cuts, coupled with other policy changes proposed in the latest version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, could dramatically increase the number of uninsured and reverse gains made in preventive and primary care.
Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Bill Cassidy revealed an alternative plan for repealing and replacing Obamacare they hope will sway moderates in Medicaid expansion states. But their plan offers few concrete details.
A revised version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act retains significant cuts to Medicaid, despite the protest— and defection—of Republican centrists.
Arkansas on Tuesday submitted a waiver to mostly roll back Medicaid expansion and impose a work requirement on beneficiaries. Hospitals in the state say the waiver would be financially devastating to them.
Two former federal health program chiefs—one a Republican, one a Democrat—have proposed a way for Senate Republicans to break through their current logjam in passing a healthcare reform bill.
Nursing home and home-health care agency trade groups warn that Medicaid per capita caps would deprive the elderly of long-term care just as the first baby boomers reach age 80.