Facing mounting criticism over its Medicaid work requirement, Arkansas will allow enrollees to report their compliance with the mandate over the phone rather than solely through an internet portal.
Healthcare industry groups uniformly blasted the Trump administration's so-called public charge rule, warning it would have broad negative effects on the healthcare system, government budgets and public health.
Federal and Massachusetts authorities allege Minneapolis-based Target violated federal and state False Claims Acts by automatically refilling Medicaid recipients' prescriptions and seeking payment from Medicaid.
Congress is considering a revised bill to establish provider-coordinated health homes for chronically ill children during its lame duck session. The U.S. House of Representatives has cut the amount of federal Medicaid money that would fund the homes.
Although system CEOs see some benefits to the change of control in the House, the likelihood of partisan gridlock is muting their optimism.
An Oregon proposal to expand alternative treatments for certain chronic pain conditions while limiting the use of opioids has moved forward with minimal changes, despite outcries from chronic pain patients and criticism from pain experts.
After a major provider agreed to stay in Iowa's troubled Medicaid program, a top aide to Gov. Kim Reynolds quietly signed a deal letting its hospitals and clinics keep $2.4 million in mistaken overpayments, according to records.
Idaho's highest court will hear arguments in January in a lawsuit seeking to block the state's voter-approved Medicaid expansion.
A conservative study group projected that establishing a work requirement for Medicaid eligibility could significantly boost lifetime earnings for enrollees, despite claims by other researchers that the benefits of this policy are unproven.
Carl S. Armato is a Type 1 diabetic. He said living with the chronic condition has greatly influenced how he makes decisions for the large North Carolina healthcare system.
Anti-immigration rhetoric by the Trump administration may be a reason why the rate of children without insurance is on the rise for the first time since 2008, according to a new report.
Children's hospitals want Congress to set up a provider-coordinated health home model for kids with complex conditions, setting up a turf battle with Medicaid insurers. But as the deadline tightens, a wide array of skeptics aren't sure it's worth the fight.