CMS official: Medicaid block grants are not a viable option for state budgets
Jun 16, 2011
A top Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services official said this week that turning Medicaid into a block grant program is not a viable solution for easing state budget woes.
Governor proposes $50 fee for obese Medicaid recipients
Apr 06, 2011
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) has proposed enacting an annual $50 surcharge for obese Medicaid enrollees, a move she says would help Arizona’s financially troubled Medicaid program.
HHS sending teams of budget experts to troubled states for Medicaid help
Feb 24, 2011
In an effort to help keep Medicaid off the chopping block in states with budget shortfalls, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has offered to send teams of HHS staffers to states that...