Medicaid

Could we experience an economic funk over an Obamacare repeal?A repeal of key provisions of the health law could lead to significant economic disruption and substantial job losses in every state, according to a new study.
New 340B drug rule sets drugmaker finesConsumer health groups are praising Health and Human Services’ (HHS) new rule on the Medicaid 340B drug discount program, which sets a ceiling on drug prices.
How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiativesThe ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington.
Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017While every new year brings change, with Donald Trump elected to become the next president, managed healthcare executives will see more changes than usual in 2017.
MACRA changes physician reimbursement modelThe new “MACRA” system, underway as of January 2017, massively changes the way physicians are paid under Medicare and will impact pediatricians indirectly but substantially, say experts.
Trump nominates new leader for CMSPresident-elect Donald Trump has announced he will nominate Seema Verma, MPH, a consultant with extensive work in Medicaid in several states, to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
ACOs support programs that increase value in pediatricsStudy: ACOs can be part of the structure to improve outcomes in children with medical complexity.
Four things to know about the 21st Century Cures ActThe 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark medical research bill, offers healthcare executives a promising future.
Eight ways Trump could change MedicaidExperts share their ideas on how President-elect Trump could change the single largest source of insurance in the country.
Pediatrics in 2016: MoneyIn our 4th annual Issue and Attitudes Survey, it was clear that money was one of your "pain points" for 2016.