Two people with first-hand knowledge of Hillary Clinton's history on healthcare say she has done outstanding work in expanding coverage and research funding, and that the Clinton they know is nothing like the self-serving politician described by her critics.
With less than a year to go in the Obama administration's public-private push for better care management among primary-care providers, the CMS has rolled out a souped-up care-delivery model.
Studies continue to demonstrate that a strong supply of primary-care physicians is related to more effective delivery of preventive care and lower rates of mortality, emergency room visits and hospital admissions.
The CMS has finalized a rule that requires Medicaid and CHIP managed-care plans to provide the same level of benefits for mental health or substance-abuse treatment that they provide for medical and surgical care. The final rule largely dismisses criticism and suggestions made by plans and states.
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Politicians and policymakers often tout price transparency, comparison shopping, high-deductible health plans and other consumer-based approaches as answers to the nation's healthcare cost and access problems. But recent evidence suggests such solutions have severe limits.
The Obama administration supports a bipartisan bill that boosts states' ability to identify providers that have been banned from participating in Medicare or in another state's Medicaid program or the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program enrollees are not getting the behavioral and medical care they need, the CMS reveals in new reports on the quality of care in the federal programs.
States will have to file information about who is on their Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program rolls every month instead of quarterly under an extension of a plan to collect data. The goal is to better identify inadequate care as well as fraud, waste and abuse in order to increase...
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is increasing its effort to present offset options when it advises Congress on funding and policy changes to the federal healthcare programs serving low-income people and children.
The most recent outlook survey from the National Association of Manufacturers listed rising healthcare-related costs as the second-largest “primary” business challenge, behind only unfavorable business conditions. But Cleveland-area companies say offering health insurance and other...
Congress wonders whether the composition of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission renders it a biased and therefore unreliable source of recommendations.