Keyword: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC)
MACPAC has submitted its latest report to Congress, calling for legislators to phase in planned cuts to safety-net hospital payments.
Oral arguments in lawsuits against such requirements in Kentucky and in Arkansas will begin on Thursday.
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission is eyeing changes to the Disproportionate Share Hospital definition of a "Medicaid shortfall."
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley wants to know why Medicare has been overpaying for lab services and other payer news.
Patients on Medicaid still face a host of barriers to accessing medication-assisted treatment, a panel of experts told MACPAC on Friday.
Congress should phase in planned reductions to Medicaid Disproportionate Share payments to hospitals over a longer period, MACPAC said on Thursday.
MACPAC, the commission that advises CMS, urged Arkansas to pause Medicaid disenrollments and reconsider the way it implemented work requirements.
The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission discussed whether the federal government should incentivize states to solve problems together.
The hospital industry is pushing back against a Trump administration proposal to reduce access monitoring requirements for some states.
As Congress failed to reach a spending agreement, about 1.7 million children are at risk of losing CHIP coverage.