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February 7, 2020
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (D) and Republican State Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning (R- District 8) announced a compromise proposal that would expand Medicaid to 150,000 Kansans, a step towards Kelly’s campaign promise to expand Medicaid eligibility in th
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 13, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
Governors, health care providers, and several lawmakers want the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to retract a rule designed to increase transparency in Medicaid spending.
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Health Care
Government Spending
February 12, 2020
By Kelsey Hackem
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is finalizing rules for a mandatory payment model meant to improve kidney care and reduce costs.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 16, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld a March 2019 lower court decision that blocked Arkansas from implementing a work rule designed to help able-bodied Medicaid enrollees back into the workforce.
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Health Care
Government Spending
March 10, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
To underscore his commitment to Medicaid block grants, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt joined the Trump administration in Washington D.C for the “Healthy Adult Opportunity” announcement and said his state will be the first to sign up.
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Government Spending
March 9, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration is moving to give states unprecedented leeway by revamping key sections of Medicaid, the federal health care program for low-income and disabled people.
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Health Care
Government Spending
February 21, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines a new bill that would expand access to telehealth through Colorado's community health centers by affirming that these services meet face-to-face requirements under Medicaid and should be reimbursed as such.
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Health Care
Entitlements
InfoTech & Telecom
February 10, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) denied Wyoming’s request to expand Medicaid so it can control the price and distribution of its air ambulance service.
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Health Care
February 6, 2020
By Jesse Hathaway
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved a work requirement for enrollees in the state’s expanded Medicaid program.
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Health Care
Government Spending
January 29, 2020
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts has found that the states’ share of Medicaid spending has grown steadily over time and is taking up more and more of state revenue.
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Entitlements
Health Care
 

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