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Expansion drove thousands of new Medicaid patients to nursing homes, but do they belong?
Sep 23, 2021
Medicaid expansion increased access to nursing home care for people younger than 65, but it’s unclear whether those patients would have been treated more adequately in other post-acute settings.
‘Strap on your seat belts,’ as post-acute experts forecast opportunities amid threats of week-old...
Jan 27, 2021
Long-term care providers wary of extra scrutiny should also be prepared for new opportunities in an administration that will likely expand insurance coverage and embrace innovative care models that could...
Clinical briefs for Friday, Nov. 6
Nov 06, 2020
Rates of breast cancer gene detection decrease in senior women … Regeneron hopes U.S. soon will authorize coronavirus antibody drug … Medicaid expansion linked to lower mortality in three major cancer...
Long-term care usage increased under ACA-funded Medicaid expansion
Oct 13, 2020
The use of long-term care services increased among both seniors and low-income adults following the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new investigation.
Maine governor ignores voters’ ballots and will not expand Medicaid
Apr 25, 2018
Six months after Maine voters opted to expand the state Medicaid program through a ballot initiative, Gov. Paul LePage (R) is refusing to enact more coverage.
Three Republican states considering Medicaid expansion as ballot decision
Apr 19, 2018
Organizers in Utah this week submitted enough signatures to get a Medicaid expansion question on the state’s November ballot.
White House report shows benefits of Medicaid expansion
Jun 08, 2015
States that pass on expanding Medicaid could be missing out on billions of dollars in federal money and additional health-related benefits, according to a new report from the White House.
States ready for Medicaid managed care expansion, but long-term care remains a worry, report says
May 30, 2013
Stakeholders in Medicaid managed care programs feel prepared for the enrollment surge that will follow the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but there are ongoing concerns related to long-term...
Governors divided on Medicaid expansion, creating uncertain fiscal forecast for long-term care operators
Jan 18, 2013
There are likely to be notable gaps in Medicaid coverage through the nation when major parts of the Affordable Care Act go into effect on the first day of 2014, according to a New England Journal of Medicine...