Author: Howard Green

Kaiser Family Foundation

20 Jul The Consequences of Repealing the ACA Medicaid Expansion

While the Senate considers the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Kaiser Family Foundation recently reported on the main provisions that would effect Medicaid; they are, the removal of statutory authority to cover childless adults up to 138% FPL ($16,643 for an individual in...

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Medicaid Survey

17 Jul Medicaid Enrollees Generally Happy With Program

Enrollment surveys have shown that healthcare options under Medicaid programs are acceptable to enrollees. Enrollees have reported in a nationwide survey that the healthcare they receive under Medicaid is more than adequate. Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health discovered that in general,...

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medicaid managed care

18 Jun Is Medicaid Managed Care At Risk?

The AHCA , which narrowly passed in the House of Representatives, aims to cap federal Medicaid funding. The drastic reduction in funding could potentially put an end to Medicaid Managed Care as we know it. Converting the open-ended entitlement program to a system of per capita caps...

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14 Feb $36 Billion in Improper Medicaid Payments in 2016

For the fourth straight year, the federal government increased the amount of money described as improper payments. The Government Accountability Office is reporting that agencies exceeded $144 billion in improper payments in fiscal 2016, up from $137 billion in 2015. This increase translates to a higher...

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