States Need Waiver To Privatize Medicaid Expansion, HHS Says

States Need Waiver To Privatize Medicaid Expansion, HHS Says
States that want to use federal funds to shift Medicaid-eligible residents into private health plans — an approach that several states are considering as an alternative to participating in the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion — would have to …
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Duals Demonstration Gets Green Light
CMS and California health officials yesterday announced they agree on a framework for the launch of the duals demonstration project starting as soon as October. About 456,000 Californians who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal coverage in …
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Changes Set Stage for 'Shakeout' of Medical Suppliers, Services
Shifts in contracting practices — part of the trickle-down effects of health care reform — are going to change the landscape of medical equipment and service suppliers in California, stakeholders predict. "I think 'shakeout' is a fair word to use to …
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