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Report: 62 Million Americans Will Have Access to Expanded Behavioral Health Benefits under ACA and Parity

A report issued this week by the Department of Health and Human Services estimated that 62 million Americans will gain expanded coverage of mental health [...]

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HHS Issues Final Essential Health Benefits Rule

The Department of Health and Human Services this week finalized regulations on a key element of health reform, the essential health benefits package. Background. Under [...]

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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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HHS Releases Essential Benefits Guidance

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week released new guidance about the essential health benefits that will be available to consumers through [...]

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HHS Extends Deadline for States to Submit Health Insurance Exchange Decisions

States will now have until December 14th to submit their applications to run their state-based insurance exchanges, according to a letter issued last week by [...]

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HHS Publishes Final Rule on Data Collection in Essential Health Benefit Plans

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a final rule outlining data collection requirements for each of the insurance plans that may be [...]

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Overview: Proposed Federal Rules for Increased Medicaid Payment for Primary Care Providers

On Wednesday, May 9, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released proposed language for implementing the Medicaid primary care rate increase under [...]

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HHS Issues Proposed Guidance on Medicaid Pay Bump for Primary Care Services

The Department of Health and Human Services has released a proposed rule outlining the approach it intends to take in implementing a temporary Medicaid physician [...]

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National Council Submits Comments to HHS on Essential Health Benefits

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in December issued an information bulletin outlining how it intends to approach its task of creating an [...]

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HHS Awards Bonuses to States for Enrollment of Children in Health Coverage

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded more than $296 million to states for ensuring more children have health coverage. The performance bonus [...]

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