American HealthTech has released a new series of Revenue Cycle Management technology options for skilled nursing facilities.
Several so-called "red states" are leaning toward or have outright abandoned plans to allow expansion of their Medicaid programs, bucking a nationwide groundswell of program enrollment under the president's signature healthcare reform law.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) is working on a proposed budget that would revamp the Medicare program. Republicans believe the option of turning Medicare into a voucher program may win support despite uncertainty over the effects of $85 billion in automatic spending cuts that began last Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Although states can opt out of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, they still may not tighten eligibility requirements, the nation's top health official warned this week.
Despite heavily burdened state budgets, states' Medicaid eligibility and enrollment was stable during 2011, thanks partly to the Affordable Care Act, a new report finds.