Keyword: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Congress should eliminate the cap on drug rebates paid to state Medicaid programs, the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission recommended.
The precipitous drop has puzzled and alarmed many health policy analysts, while several states say it reflects an improving economy.
Pharmacy benefit managers earned millions through spread pricing in Kentucky's Medicaid program, according to a new report.
Non-U.S. citizens are significantly more likely to be uninsured than citizens, according to a recent study from Kaiser Family Foundation.
Medicaid enrollment in Missouri and Tennessee declined far faster than in other states, and most of those losing coverage are children.
The uninsured rate among citizen children of noncitizen parents fell 10% over eight years. The public charge rule could make that number climb again.
The number of children without insurance rose for the first time in a decade, and the trend may be spurred in part by the immigration debate.
Public health and economic problems would ensue if the rule is finalized and millions of children and adults disenroll, says Kaiser Family Foundation.
Making good on its promise, CMS unveiled its inaugural Medicaid/CHIP scorecard but dodged on whether it'll punish states that receive poor scores.
A vice president at BlueCross BlueShield says exchange plans are likely to see premium increases in "the low teens" next year.