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National Council Special Analysis: Deficit Negotiations and the “Fiscal Cliff”

All the talk in Washington this month is centered around one question: will Congress be able to reach a grand deal to avert the tax [...]

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The Paul Ryan Budget Plan: What Does it Really Mean for Healthcare and Safety Net Programs?

With Mitt Romney’s announcement over the weekend that Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan would be his vice presidential running mate, media attention has surged around Ryan’s [...]

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A Rising Trend in Integrated Care Delivery: Accountable Care Organizations

The growth of Medicaid and its emergence as a universal insurance program for low-income Americans has put pressure on state Medicaid systems to keep costs [...]

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Coordinating Care for Dual Eligible Beneficiaries: Overview of State Proposals

The consulting firm Avalere has conducted a study of 26 state plans to integrate the delivery of, and payment for, services for individuals who are [...]

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Webinar: What Providers Need to Know About Medicare and State Medicare Advantage Plans

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:30-2:30 pm EST Click to register now. The objectives of this SAMHSA Center for Financing Reform and Innovations (CFRI) sponsored webinar [...]

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Political Undercurrents Raise Big Questions for 2013 Budget

Congress has begun deliberating the 2013 budget. But, like much in Washington, it will not be a simple debate. This year’s appropriations process is complicated [...]

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President Obama Releases His 2013 Budget Requests; National Council Issues Budget Analysis

On February 13, 2012, President Obama released his Administration’s budget requests for Fiscal Year 2013. The budget in many ways reflects the nation’s growing concern [...]

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Rep. Ryan and Sen. Wyden Team Up on Medicare Reform Proposal

Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) today revealed their joint proposal for Medicare reform, a plan that would give beneficiaries a set [...]

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CMS Approves Medicare Coverage of Depression and Alcohol Screening in Primary Care

On October 14, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced two new preventive benefits for Medicare beneficiaries: annual screening for depression as well as [...]

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President Obama Proposes $320 Billion Reduction in Health Spending as Part of Deficit Deal

President Obama on Monday released a deficit reduction proposal that would cut federal spending by a sweeping $3 trillion, well in excess of the $1.2-1.5 [...]

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