Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reform April 29, 2017 By Lori Rousche MD Although I am no great fan, there is a very favorable element of the ACA that I would be loath to see disappear. ACA uncertainty impacts rate of insured: What health execs should know April 22, 2017 By Tracey Walker A Gallup-Healthways poll shows it will be important to monitor the uninsured trends in the coming months as the ACA hangs in the balance. How to connect with the sickest, neediest patients April 21, 2017 By Tracey Walker A new Commonwealth Fund survey on how Medicaid changes could affect this population, has experts weighing in on ways to resolve the healthcare disconnect. The poor will always be with us, and they want and need healthcare The most vulnerable deserve care and coverage for preventative health services. GOP Doctors Caucus: We’re watching MACRA April 10, 2017 By Joseph Burns The 16-member caucus remain concerned about how the law could affect physicians. Four reasons GOP ACA replacement failed without a vote April 06, 2017 By Karen Appold What exactly did House representatives on both sides of the aisle dislike about the AHCA? Here’s a look at what MCOs should know. What AHCA’s failure means for physicians March 27, 2017 By Todd Shryock While Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change—for now. Inaccurate provider directories create barriers to care Here are four ways that health plans can improve their internal processes for collecting provider data. How Trumpcare affects optometry The American Health Care Act (AHCA)—or Trumpcare—will provide fewer people with healthcare coverage than the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, cost more, and significantly reduce Medicaid funding, says the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and other experts.