Medicaid

Increasing Support for Medicaid Put Republicans in a Bind

Increasing Support for Medicaid Put Republicans in a Bind

According to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll, two-thirds of Americans feel Medicaid should continue as is today.

ACA's Medicaid Expansion May Have Problems with Timely Care

ACA's Medicaid Expansion May Have Problems with Timely Care

Research shows the benefits, but there were also more problems with patients getting appointments.

Michigan Analysis Suggests Costs of Medicaid Expansion Outweighed by Economic Benefits

Michigan Analysis Suggests Costs of Medicaid Expansion Outweighed by Economic Benefits

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However, the broad economic benefits of employment, increased personal income and increased state-tax revenues will cover the state's cost for expanded coverage.

Where There Is Medicaid Expansion, There Is Voter Support for ACA

Where There Is Medicaid Expansion, There Is Voter Support for ACA

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States with Medicaid expansion have substantially improved access to care, affordability, chronic-disease management and self-reported health.

Medicaid Expansion Does Not Affect Access to Primary Care

Medicaid Expansion Does Not Affect Access to Primary Care

Primary care shortage appears to be unfounded, researchers say.

$20 Million Awarded for Quality Payment Program Training

$20 Million Awarded for Quality Payment Program Training

Up to $80 million is to be invested into training programs over the remaining four years.

CMS Rule Stabilizes Small Health Insurance Markets

CMS Rule Stabilizes Small Health Insurance Markets

This rule includes special enrollment period pre-enrollment verification and flexibility in coverage.

Smoking Cessation Medication Use Impacted by Medicaid Policies

Smoking Cessation Medication Use Impacted by Medicaid Policies

There was a reduction in the use of these medications with policies that required patients to obtain counseling.

Hospitals With Medicaid Expansion Saw Increased Annual Revenues

Hospitals With Medicaid Expansion Saw Increased Annual Revenues

Hospitals that implemented the Medicaid expansion in 2014 had increased Medicaid revenue and improved profit margins.

No Association Found Between Hospital Length of Stay, Mortality and State Medicaid Expansion

No Association Found Between Hospital Length of Stay, Mortality and State Medicaid Expansion

There was no association found between the ACA state Medicaid-expansion and hospital length of stay or mortality, study shows.

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