Medicaid

Senator Bernie Sanders' Health Policy Advisors on Causes and Solutions to Healthcare Inequality in America

Senator Bernie Sanders' Health Policy Advisors on Causes and Solutions to Healthcare Inequality in America

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Healthcare disparities have increased along with widening economic inequality between wealthy and low-income Americans.

Expert's Insights Into Coverage Gap for Cluster Headache Oxygen Therapy

Expert's Insights Into Coverage Gap for Cluster Headache Oxygen Therapy

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A recently published article exposes a gaping hole in the access to an effective first-line therapy for a portion of patients with cluster headache in the United States.

CMS Launches Initiative to Analyze Impact of Provider Regulations on Patient Care

CMS Launches Initiative to Analyze Impact of Provider Regulations on Patient Care

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched an initiative to examine which provider regulations should be discarded or revamped amid concerns that the regulations are reducing the amount of time that physicians spend with patients.

Pharma Companies Overemphasizing Flaws With Medicaid's "Best-Price" Rule

Pharma Companies Overemphasizing Flaws With Medicaid's "Best-Price" Rule

Medicaid's best-price rule is not as serious a problem as drug manufacturers imply, although it may affect novel pricing arrangements.

New Tools Available to Guide Physicians Through Merit-Based Payments

New Tools Available to Guide Physicians Through Merit-Based Payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services added new online resources to assist physicians participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System and to those exploring the opportunities available.

2022 Deadline for States to Meet Medicaid Standards of Care

2022 Deadline for States to Meet Medicaid Standards of Care

Federal standards that mean states will need to deliver care to elderly and disabled Medicaid enrollees in home and community-based settings will take effect in 2022.

Improving Care for Medicaid Consumers Under the ACA

Improving Care for Medicaid Consumers Under the ACA

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The challenges to providing optimal levels of healthcare for people using Medicaid systems are many-fold.

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