Tag Archives: Medicaid

CMS Ignores Federal Judge Ruling To Approve Medicaid Work Rules in Utah

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Less than 48 hours after a federal judge struck down Medicaid work requirements, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Friday gave Utah permission to use those mandates. CMS Administrator Seema Verma said in her approval letter that requiring Medicaid enrollees to work… Read More »

CMS adds Medicaid and rural data to Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has broadened the scope of the Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool, which was first launched three years ago to give insights into Medicare Part D prescribing rates. This update hopes to help combat the crisis by better informing local prevention and treatment efforts, especially in rural communities hardest hit… Read More »

Most Medicaid managed care programs consider social determinants of health

Dive Brief: State Medicaid programs are using various partnerships to address social determinants of health, which can be a leading factor in health outcomes, according to a new report by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans and the Center for Health Care Strategies. Though the report unveiled that social determinants are now common in many… Read More »