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Medicaid Expansion

Where each state stands on ACA’s Medicaid expansion

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CMS: No Enhanced Match Available for Partial Medicaid Expansions

In a recent letter to State Medicaid Directors and accompanying FAQ, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued clarifying guidance on a number of [...]

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Guidance on Analyzing and Estimating the Cost of Expanding Medicaid

This memo from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reviews the key elements that would comprise a reasonable estimate of the state cost of [...]

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New Resources Available on Medicaid Expansion in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

As states consider whether to carry out the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion, new resources are available for advocates seeking to learn about the expansion’s [...]

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ACA 101: Vocabulary Primer

What is cost sharing and how will it change under health reform? What are health insurance exchanges and how will they affect me? How will [...]

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Essential Health Benefits: What Does the New HHS Guidance Mean for Behavioral Health?

On December 16, 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services issued an information bulletin outlining its first proposed guidance on how states and health [...]

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Institute of Medicine Releases Essential Benefits Package Report

On Friday, October 7, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its highly anticipated report outlining the criteria and process by which the Department of Health [...]

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New Debt Reduction Proposal Targets Medicaid, Health Insurance Subsidies

House Appropriations Committee member Dennis Rehberg (R-MT) has proposed a new idea for how the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction can reach its $1.2 [...]

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Institute of Medicine to Release Recommendations on Determining Essential Health Benefits

On Friday morning, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will release the results of its study on the criteria and methods that should be used in [...]

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Coalition for Whole Health Urges Inclusion of Comprehensive Substance Use and Mental Health Services in Essential Benefits

The Coalition for Whole Health, a national coalition of addictions and mental health organizations of which the National Council is a member, has submitted recommendations [...]

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