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CMS: Hospital, doc services demand slipped in 2016

CMS: Hospital, doc services demand slipped in 2016

Demand for doctor and hospital services slightly waned in 2016 after intense demand the previous year as previously uninsured consumers got the care they needed thanks to expanded coverage under the ACA.

Indiana tweaks Medicaid premium policy

Indiana tweaks Medicaid premium policy

Indiana is changing the way it imposes cost-sharing on its Medicaid enrollees in order to provide them with more consistency on what they must pay out of pocket.

Azar proposes competition to combat high drug prices

Azar proposes competition to combat high drug prices

In his initial confirmation testimony, former pharma executive and HHS secretary nominee Alex Azar said he would stop drug manufacturers from gaming the system and blocking generic competitors from the market.

CMS moves to reduce Medicaid spending on medical equipment

CMS moves to reduce Medicaid spending on medical equipment

The CMS will ask the White House to allow it to evaluate whether states are overpaying for medical equipment in comparison to Medicare rates. Medical equipment providers say the crackdown comes as they are already struggling financially.

North Carolina seeks to widen Medicaid network by paying docs' debt

North Carolina seeks to widen Medicaid network by paying docs' debt

Ahead of its move to managed care, North Carolina is seeking federal funds to pay the debt of doctors willing to work with Medicaid enrollees and boost its recruitment efforts. The state has also sought to impose work requirements and premiums on Medicaid beneficiaries.

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