Many lawmakers in Illinois, a state that has been operating without a budget since last July, want to audit Medicaid managed-care insurers to ensure payments and patient outcomes are living up to expectations.
In an effort to better provide healthcare to Georgia's exploding population and as a way to balance the state's budget, conservative lawmakers are renewing temporary Medicaid payment increases and looking at expanding the program, according to a Republican state Senate leader.
In a letter to the CMS, the American Medical Association and other physician associations say they believe states may be dropping their rates now in anticipation of new rules that require the states to assess how payments affect access to care.
In what would be the grandest about-face among rightward leaning states, Oklahoma is now moving toward a plan to expand its Medicaid program to bring in billions of federal dollars from President Barack Obama's new healthcare system.
Nearly half of the counties in Florida have high numbers of uninsured adults according to new estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Alan Miller, chairman and CEO of Universal Health Services, discusses the reasons for his company's improving financial performance at a time when some other for-profit hospital chains are struggling. He spoke with Modern Healthcare senior reporter Harris Meyer.
Patient advocates and providers hope their comments and stories will influence a controversial proposed overhaul of Ohio's Medicaid expansion.
California Gov. Jerry Brown trimmed the state's proposed budget for fiscal 2017 after projecting a decrease in tax revenue for the coming year, but awarded more money for value-based payment initiatives and behavioral health programs.
Fraud penalties for healthcare providers could soon double if a rule released by an obscure federal agency is any indication of what's expected.
Healthcare fraud thrives in the Florida sunshine, where an aging population and the ease of fleeing overseas make for easy pickings.
The CMS has started making biweekly calls to state Medicaid agencies to ensure that their information technology systems are ready to handle the 60 million new identification cards the agency is preparing to send out to Medicare beneficiaries, including those dually eligible for both Medicaid and...
A Planned Parenthood attorney says Kansas will not cut off Medicaid funding for the abortion provider until May 24.