Tag: 1115 waivers

Health Policy News – April 2019

Introduction In this month’s edition of Health Policy News, we delve into two of last month’s breaking Federal litigation updates: the decisions issued in cases regarding the Association Health Plan ...

Work Requirement Waiver Approvals Vacated in Kentucky and Arkansas

On March 27, 2019,  Judge James Boasberg of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued rulings on back-to-back cases addressing work requirement eligibility criteria included in ...

Health Policy News – March 2019

Introduction With the first quarter of the new year coming to a close, we are taking this opportunity to do a national review of major state health policy activity in ...

Insights from the AHIP National Health Policy Conference

Last week, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) held its annual health policy conference (#AHIPPOLICY) in Washington DC, with top industry leaders, regulators and policy makers convened to provide diverse voices ...

Early Lessons Learned from Implementing Community Engagement Requirements

Sixteen states have submitted Section 1115 Waivers to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), requesting that a person’s eligibility to receive Medicaid be contingent on their participation in ...

CMS Proposes Changes to the Regulations Governing Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care

On November 14, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule making changes to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Managed Care regulations. ...

Health Policy News November Edition

This month’s edition of Health Policy News highlights recent developments related to the Medicaid program. At the Federal level, we provide a summary of the recently published Proposed Rule on ...

CMS Issues Guidance on Medicaid Behavioral Health Delivery System Reform

On November 13, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a letter to State Medicaid directors outlining a wide range of opportunities for states to design innovative ...

1115 Waiver Decisions issued by CMS

As we addressed in our report this past Spring, the use of Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers to address rising drug costs was a notable feature of the Federal administration’s recent ...

Health Policy News October Edition

 Introduction This month’s edition of Health Policy News focuses on recent developments relative to drug policy, which has been an ever-growing focus at the State and Federal level. We continue ...