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Medicaid

In a report to Congress, the commission details state solutions for improving care delivery, increasing treatment availability, and reducing opioid misuse.

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This annual snapshot of America's Essential Hospitals' membership tells a story about the essential people and communities our members serve.

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The webinar on June 28 will focus on the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program's Reducing Substance Use Disorders program area.

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States have until June 12 to complete an expression of interest form for the Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program track.

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Senate Republican leadership recently indicated the possibility of a vote by the end of July, before the month-long August recess.

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The budget proposal would harm the people who need help most: low-income working Americans, struggling families, the poor elderly and disabled, and many millions of others.

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The plan would reduce funding for social and entitlement programs for low-income Americans by $1.7 trillion, including a $610 billion cut to Medicaid.

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The nine-month program will link up to eight state Medicaid agencies with local housing systems to aid Medicaid beneficiaries.

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In this new policy brief, America's Essential Hospitals examines Section 1115 waivers that use a market-based approach to expanding Medicaid.

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Penny Thompson, principal at Penny Thompson Consulting and former deputy director of CMS' Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, was named MACPAC chair.

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Medicaid

Rep. MacArthur (R-NJ) proposed an amendment to the AHCA that would have allowed states to opt out of several important insurance regulations.

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The replacement plan would make steep cuts to Medicaid and leave an estimated 24 million more people uninsured, compared with current law under the ACA.

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Whether you join us or support the fight from home, urge lawmakers to ensure continued coverage access and stable, equitable, sustainable Medicaid funding.

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The House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would rescind Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts and impose per-capita caps on Medicaid funding.

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On February 16, a policy brief by House Republicans on how they would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was leaked in Washington. Learn more about what was included.

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A House subcommittee marked up two bills focused on income eligibility for Medicaid. The association weighed in on a hearing about the individual mandate.

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The Feb. 7 letter offers recommendations on proposed executive orders, regulations, and legislation that could affect essential hospitals, patients.

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No agreements have been reached about a repeal/replacement plan for the ACA and it appears Republicans in both chambers are far from making final decisions.

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Medicaid

We welcome a constructive discussion about how to improve Medicaid without jeopardizing access to health care services for vulnerable people. But proposals to convert Medicaid to block grants so far fail to cross even this basic threshold.

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Jan. 18 rule finalizes additional restrictions proposed in November 2016 on the ability of states to increase or add new pass-through payments under Medicaid managed care plan contracts.

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MACPAC's recommendation is part of a larger package of suggestions meant to improve coverage for children in low- and moderate-income families.

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The proposed rule would codify additional restrictions, first outlined in July 2016, on the ability of states to increase or add new pass-through payments under plan contracts.

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Medicaid

The notice contains state-specific FMAPs, used to determine the amount of federal matching funds for state Medicaid programs; and enhanced FMAPs, used to calculate federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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Medicaid

The FAQ provides clarification on managed care contracts, rating periods, and external quality reviews, among other things.

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Medicaid

The guide gives states information they need to develop actuarial rate certifications, such as benefit cost projections, pass-through payments, and risk mitigation strategies.

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Medicaid

A new policy brief by America's Essential Hospitals notes that managed care pathways might be a potential complement, or alternative, to waiver-based delivery system reform.

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The webinar will introduce AHRQ's updated hospital guide for delivering transitional care to reduce readmissions among adult Medicaid patients.

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Medicaid

CMS will issue future rulemaking to further restrict new or increased pass-through payments under Medicaid managed care plan contracts.

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Medicaid

The new CMS rate development guide outlines various provisions of the recent Medicaid managed care final rule that affect the rate-setting process.

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Medicaid

The updates aim to reduce incidence of infections, inappropriate use of antibiotics, and discriminatory behavior by health care providers.

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The plan would convert Medicaid to a program managed entirely by states through block grants or per-capita allotments from the federal government.

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America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.