The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) last week recommended seven changes to Medicaid managed care policy to better monitor denials and improve the appeals process.
The Department of Health and Human Service today launched a new online hub for federal resources to help people renew Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage, or transition to other coverage if they no longer qualify.
The Department of Health and Human Services Dec. 18 released new data on Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollment changes since renewals for these programs started earlier this year, showing enrollment in Medicaid and CHIP is down significantly compared to peak enrollment during…
State Medicaid agencies can apply next spring for funding and technical assistance to participate in the Transforming Maternal Health Model, a new 10-year payment and care delivery model that will develop and implement a whole-person approach to pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum care for women…
At its December meeting this week, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission expressed concern about the financial viability of Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospitals if Congress fails to delay cuts scheduled to take effect Jan. 19.
A bipartisan group of senators Dec. 13 introduced AHA-supported legislation that would extend the 5% Medicare payment incentives for advanced Alternative Payment Models under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, which are set to expire this year.
Nearly 500,000 children and other individuals who were improperly disenrolled from Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program will regain their coverage, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Sept. 21.
The Centers for Medicare the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Sept. 18 finalized select provisions in its proposed rule to streamline Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollment.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent to each state letters regarding compliance with federal requirements related to automatic eligibility renewals, known as “ex parte” renewals, under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
In the 18 states that began unwinding the continuous coverage requirement for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees in April, 46% of enrollees with coverage up for renewal had their coverage renewed, 32% were terminated and redeterminations for the rest are pending, the Centers…