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Syrtis Solutions Monthly Medicaid News Recap December 2020

01 Jan MEDICAID NEWS RECAP – DECEMBER 2020

Syrtis Solutions distributes a monthly Medicaid news summary to help you stay up-to-date. The monthly roundup focuses on developments, research, and legislation that relates to Medicaid program integrity, cost avoidance, coordination of benefits, improper payments, fraud, waste, and abuse. Below is a summary of last...

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MEDICAID IMPROPER PAYMENTS SYRTIS SOLUTIONS CMS FY 2020

18 Dec $86.49 BILLION IN MEDICAID IMPROPER PAYMENTS

Medicaid is the single largest payer of health care in the United States. As the program has grown in size and scope, it has struggled with fraud, waste, abuse, and improper payments. Over the years, there have been a number of federal initiatives to rein...

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Syrtis Solutions Monthly Medicaid News Recap December 2020

02 Dec NOVEMBER MEDICAID NEWS RECAP

Syrtis Solutions distributes a monthly Medicaid news summary to help you stay up-to-date. The monthly roundup focuses on developments, research, and legislation that relates to Medicaid program integrity, cost avoidance, coordination of benefits, improper payments, fraud, waste, and abuse. Below is a summary of last...

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2020 Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule CMS2408F Syrtis Solutions

01 Dec Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule – CMS-2408-F

The Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule, CMS-2408-F, was finalized this November. The new rule implements proposals from the Notice of Proposed Rule Making from last year. Provisions from the rule will begin taking effect as early as December 14, 2020.   According to Medicaid enrollment data from 2018, 66...

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Syrtis Solutions Monthly Medicaid News Recap December 2020

02 Nov OCTOBER MEDICAID NEWS RECAP

Syrtis Solutions distributes a monthly Medicaid news summary to help you stay up-to-date. The monthly roundup focuses on developments, research, and legislation that relates to Medicaid program integrity, cost avoidance, coordination of benefits, improper payments, fraud, waste, and abuse. Below is a summary of last...

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Medicaid Syrtis Solutions Medicaid Enrollment CARES Act Healthcare Coronavirus Recession

30 Oct MEDICAID ENROLLMENT SPIKED 5.7%

Data from the federal government indicates that more than 4 million people enrolled in the Medicaid program this spring due to the pandemic driven economic downturn. The 5.7% spike came after the surge in unemployment and the loss of corresponding employer-sponsored healthcare coverage. In response...

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October 2020 Medicaid News Recap Syrtis Solutions

02 Oct SEPTEMBER MEDICAID NEWS RECAP

Syrtis Solutions distributes a Medicaid newsletter on a monthly basis to help you stay informed. The newsletter focuses on legislation, insights, comments, and industry developments relating to Medicaid integrity, cost avoidance, improper payments, fraud, waste, and abuse. Here is a summary of last month’s noteworthy...

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October 2020 Medicaid News Recap Syrtis Solutions

04 Sep AUGUST MEDICAID NEWS RECAP

Syrtis Solutions distributes a Medicaid newsletter on a monthly basis to help you stay informed. The newsletter focuses on legislation, insights, comments, and industry developments relating to Medicaid integrity, cost avoidance, improper payments, fraud, waste, and abuse. Here is a summary of last month’s noteworthy...

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prescription drug costs pharmacy benefits carve out medicaid syrtis solutions

25 Aug PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS LEAD TO CARVE-OUT IN OHIO

In addition to the pandemic driven economic downturn and the consequential surge in Medicaid enrollment, rising prescription drug costs in the Medicaid program have caused tremendous fiscal pressure on state budgets over the years. In 2017, pharmaceuticals accounted for 5.1 percent of Medicaid benefit spending, and this expense...

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July Medicaid Newsletter Syrtis Solutions

31 Jul JULY MEDICAID NEWS RECAP

Syrtis Solutions distributes a Medicaid newsletter on a monthly basis to help you stay informed. The newsletter focuses on legislation, insights, comments, and industry developments relating to Medicaid integrity, cost avoidance, improper payments, fraud, waste, and abuse. Here is a summary of last month’s noteworthy...

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