Rattled by uncertainty, Medicaid directors want Congress to give 120 days’ notice on end of PHE
Nov 22, 2022
An association of Medicaid directors wants Congress to give four months’ notice before the end of the public health emergency. It was the main item in a letter to top federal lawmakers last week that...
Congress should increase funding for non-institutional care, link payment and performance, Medicaid directors...
Aug 30, 2013
The U.S. system for providing long-term care should be changed to reduce the number of people living in facilities and better align spending with health outcomes, according to comments that state Medicaid...
States ultimately will opt into Medicaid expansion: CMS official
Jul 31, 2012
All states will eventually participate in the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion once governors weigh its costs against its benefits, a top Medicaid official predicted Monday.
Medicaid directors propose reforms for fraud-detection programs
Jul 03, 2012
State Medicaid directors outlined several different strategies for streamlining collaboration between Medicare and Medicaid antifraud efforts in a June 29 letter to members of the Senate Finance Committee.
More collaboration between Medicare and Medicaid fraud detection programs is needed, report finds
Mar 22, 2012
More communication is needed between Medicare and Medicaid’s respective program integrity officials, a new report suggests.
CMS responds to state Medicaid directors’ calls for help
Nov 11, 2011
State Medicaid directors should refrain from making short-term cuts, and instead focus on long-term changes in partnership with the federal government, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...
Letter: State Medicaid directors want more help from feds
Nov 03, 2011
State Medicaid directors want more help from the federal government in implementing expanded Medicaid eligibility requirements, according to a letter sent to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid.