Medicaid Directors are facing the fearsome challenge of preserving their programs in the face of the most serious budgetary crises in decades. One type of action that must be considered is adjustments in provider reimbursement rates. Yet there is substantial uncertainty for states in the Ninth Circuit about the scope of our authority in this area and the applicable legal standards. We are writing to ask your help in resolving these uncertainties, so that we may make informed decisions about provider rates with more secure understanding of the legal requirements we must adhere to.
- In the NAMD newsletter: Brian Neale leaves CMS; Work Requirement Lawsuit; Indiana Waiver Extended; Happenings on the Hill; January MACPAC. February 7, 2018
- In the newsletter: New guidance on community engagement; Kentucky work requirement waiver approved; MedPAC & MACPAC, Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid. January 23, 2018
- Happy New Year! In the newsletter we cover Healthcare choice and competition; substance abuse; Mississippi Section 1115 demonstration; opioids; Hill happenings. January 9, 2018