Key Senate Republican holds up CMS administrator nominee over Medicaid waiver
Apr 22, 2021
The confirmation of President Joe Biden’s nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is being delayed by a top Senate Republican over a recent Medicaid waiver decision.
California gets go-ahead to cut Medicaid payments to providers by 10%
Oct 31, 2011
The Obama administration has approved a request to cut Medicaid payments to California healthcare providers, including nursing homes, by 10%, which will mean $623 million in less reimbursement over the...
Court: Mandatory copayments by Medicaid recipients violate federal law
Aug 26, 2011
A U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Arizona ruled that requiring state Medicaid recipients to pay copayments for medical care and prescription drugs violates federal law.
Arizona Senate committee votes to drop Medicaid program
Feb 24, 2011
An Arizona state Senate panel voted 8-5 in favor of bill that would cut the state’s Medicaid program, which is known as the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R)...
States, Congress look for Medicaid solutions
Feb 01, 2011
With Arizona and other states already seeking to drop coverage for thousands of Medicaid recipients, governors are asking the federal government for help in dealing with Medicaid budget shortfalls.