As healthcare expenses in the 1990s began spiraling out of control, states with limited Medicaid budgets began looking for options to better serve their populations. Access to care has traditionally been a risk factor for Medicaid... Continue Reading Medicaid Managed Care vs. State Fee for Service
Spending on Medicaid is projected to hit $460.5 billion, according to a new report by the National Association of State Budget Officers. Bigger than Greece’s economy, bigger than Walmart’s revenue, Medicaid’s program is growing and second... Continue Reading Reducing Medicaid Fraud with Volumes of Data
There is amazing complexity to America’s healthcare system. Everyone agrees the end goal is to make healthcare more accessible and less costly all while keeping people healthier and in their communities longer. Few understand how America... Continue Reading Sure, All Medicaid Has the Same Foundation, but It's Not All Apples to Apples
More and more patients are being incented to act like consumers than they ever have before. They suddenly have choices. They can shop for doctors. They can pick their plan. But do they really understand what they are getting? John Tozzi... Continue Reading Turning Patients to Consumers
Primary care physicians play a critical role, but there won’t be enough providers to handle the demand. Look at this point of view from Academy Health. Continue Reading Who Orchestrates Care Coordination?