NC judge keeps in place Medicaid managed care awards
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NC judge keeps in place Medicaid managed care awards

A trial court judge said Thursday that he’ll leave in place another judge’s decision that rejected arguments from an unsuccessful bidder for North Carolina’s upcoming…

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Mississippi Senate rejects 2 proposals to expand Medicaid
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CMS pulls back on Medicaid work requirement policies

The Biden administration on Friday started to unwind a controversial Trump-era policy that allows states to force low-income residents to work, volunteer or take part…

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Mississippi Senate rejects 2 proposals to expand Medicaid
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Mississippi Senate rejects two proposals to expand Medicaid

The Mississippi Senate on Tuesday rejected two proposals to expand Medicaid to people who work low-wage jobs that don’t provide private health insurance. Both votes…

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Mississippi Senate rejects 2 proposals to expand Medicaid
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Mississippi Senate rejects 2 proposals to expand Medicaid

The Mississippi Senate on Tuesday rejected two proposals to expand Medicaid to people who work low-wage jobs that don’t provide private health insurance. Both votes…

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CMS approves first Medicaid block grant
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Oklahoma State Medical Association to challenge state’s Medicaid managed-care program

The Oklahoma State Medical Association on Tuesday said it plans to seek a court injunction against the state’s recently-announced $2.1 billion Medicaid managed-care program. The…

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Biden admin to review rule discouraging immigrants from using Medicaid
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Biden admin to review rule discouraging immigrants from using Medicaid

The Biden administration is expected to scrap the Trump era rule that allows federal officials to consider immigrants’ use of public programs in their residency…

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Anthem picks up Medicaid plans in Puerto Rico
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Anthem picks up Medicaid plans in Puerto Rico

Anthem is acquiring InnovaCare Health’s Medicare Advantage and Medicaid plans in Puerto Rico. A spokesperson estimates that the Indianapolis-based insurer’s total number of members in…

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CMS approves first Medicaid block grant
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CMS approves first Medicaid block grant

CMS on Friday approved the country’s first Medicaid block grant plan in Tennessee, following through on a top priority for CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Under…

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Medicaid expansion has saved hospitals $6.4M, study shows
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Medicaid expansion has saved hospitals $6.4M, study shows

Hospitals in Medicaid expansion states have saved an average of $6.4 million on uncompensated care since the policies took effect, with safety-net hospitals pocketing even…

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Medicaid expansion improved insurance stability for low-income pregnant women
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Medicaid expansion improved insurance stability for low-income pregnant women

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Medicaid expansion improved the stability of insurance coverage for low-income women in the months leading up to and right after their…

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