PCG Hosts Webinar and Releases a New Tool to Assist States in Providing Comment on the Impact of Proposed Rules to Enhance Medicaid Access/Quality

In April 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two notices of proposed rulemaking aimed at transforming the delivery of, access to, and payment for Medicaid programs: Ensuring Access ...

Following the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency , the Future of Telemedicine for Some Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy Remains Unclear

When the COVID-19 federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) ended on May 11th, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) planned to roll-back PHE flexibility related to pre-pandemic restrictions on several prescribing practices. ...

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HHS released new Medicaid Reentry Section 1115 Demonstration Guidance for States

On April 17th, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a State Medicaid Director Letter entitled “Opportunities to Test Transition-Related Strategies to Support Community Reentry and Improve ...

2024 Final Marketplace Rules & Guidance for Health Issuers

Changed the subject line & addedd that spacingOn April 17,2023, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the final Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2024 (NBPP), ...

California’s Section 1115 Re-Entry Demonstration Waiver : An Indicator for States

In January 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved California’s Section 1115 Re-Entry Demonstration Waiver, the first waiver of its kind to receive approval from the agency. ...

The End of the PHE and the Impact on Vaccine & COVID-19 Testing Costs

On January 31, 2020, Secretary Alex Azar of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a nationwide Public Health Emergency (PHE) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For ...

New Federal Proposed Telehealth Rules will Affect Access to Medication for Opioid Use Disorder

In a continuation of our series examining the end of the COVID-19 federal Public Health Emergency (PHE), we do a deeper dive into federal telehealth flexibilities and policies that will ...

Health Policy News February 2023

As the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) nears, much attention has been paid to the implications for Medicaid enrollment as states prepare to restart eligibility redetermination. However, ...

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