Medicaid

How Americans really feel about the AHCAA new Kaiser poll has surprising results and three important findings.
Missing this data can hurt your population health strategiesKey socioeconomic data that will help you care for your most vulnerable populations.
Readers ReactReaders discuss the prevalence of endometriosis and providing healthcare to the poor.
ACA exchanges: Who's in, who's out?What MCOs should know about insurers’ plans for the marketplace exchanges in 2018.
How one state reduced antipsychotic medications in Medicaid (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a report published in the Health Services Research that examined how Washington state reduced the number of antipsychotic prescriptions written for children in the Medicaid system.
Physicians must fight to save Medicaid expansionAfter receiving feedback on my previous blog, Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reform, I must continue to encourage that Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that funds healthcare for the poor, be protected.
Fourteen things Trump needs to know about opioidsAs President Trump promises fight the opioid epidemic, here are 14 things experts want him to know.
Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reform
Medicaid expansion must remain safe in healthcare reformAlthough I am no great fan, there is a very favorable element of the ACA that I would be loath to see disappear.
Inside the $100 Million Opioids Ring
Inside the $100 Million Opioids RingHow physicians made millions and fed the opioid epidemic.
Prescribing practices that increase risk of opioid overdoseTwo studies, one from Prime Therapeutics and Stanford, reveal an alarming increase in overdose with concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines. Here’s how managed care can help.