Medicaid

Feb 1, 2023
The House last night voted 220-210 to pass legislation (H.R.382) that would immediately terminate the COVID-19 public health emergency, and 227-203 to pass legislation (H.R.497) that would eliminate the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers at facilities that participate in Medicare or…
Jan 31, 2023
As the Congressional Telehealth Caucus considers updates to legislation that would permanently remove all geographic restrictions on Medicare telehealth services and expand originating sites, AHA encouraged House and Senate caucus leaders to consider adding provisions that have expanded access to…
Jan 30, 2023
CMS released additional guidance on changes to the Medicaid continuous enrollment requirement under recently enacted legislation funding the federal government through fiscal year 2023.
Jan 27, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday approved the first Medicaid demonstration to provide a limited set of health care services to justice-involved individuals before they are released.
Jan 23, 2023
According to the CDC, 80% of pregnancy-related deaths can be prevented; that’s a 20% increase from previous years. Know why? That’s the theme for today’s Maternal Health Awareness Day – Know Why. Maternal Health Awareness Day, Jan. 23, shines a light on the many complex factors contributing to…
Jan 13, 2023
The recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act delays by one year, until Jan. 1, 2024, payment reductions of up to 15% under the Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services noted in an update this week.
Jan 10, 2023
States that expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income adults in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act reduced postpartum hospitalizations for low-income people, according to a study reported yesterday in Health Affairs, which compared 2010-2017 data from four states that expanded Medicaid and four that…
Jan 6, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released guidance on changes this year to the Medicaid continuous enrollment requirement under recently enacted legislation funding the federal government through fiscal year 2023.
Jan 5, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released guidance to clarify how states can use an existing Medicaid managed care option to reduce health disparities and address unmet health-related social needs