Weekly Roundup

May 24, 2017

In Focus:

HMA Conference on the Future of Medicaid

Roundup:

Washington Awards Managed Care Contracts for North Central Region
Indiana Medicaid Director Moser Resigns
Missouri Governor Names Corsi DSS Director
BCBS-NC, Anthem to Jointly Bid For North Carolina Medicaid Managed Care Contract
Pennsylvania Governor to Nominate Insurance Commissioner as Inaugural DHHS Secretary
CBO Publishes Score of House Republican AHCA Bill
President’s Budget Proposal Reduces Medicaid Funding by $610 Billion Over Next Decade
Senators Propose Easing Restrictions on Medicaid Reimbursement for Substance Use Treatmen

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May 17, 2017

In Focus:

CMS Publishes Checklist for States Pursuing 1332 Innovation Waivers

Roundup:

California Releases Managed Care RFP/RFA Schedule
Colorado Regional Accountable Entity RFP Released
Illinois Publishes Medicaid Managed Care RFP Bidders List
KentuckyOne Health to Sell Louisville Hospitals
McCance-Katz Nominated to Lead SAMHSA
Supreme Court Allows Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

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May 10, 2017

In Focus:

States Receive More Time to Bring HCBS Settings into Compliance

Roundup:

Arkansas Tightens Eligibility for Medicaid Expansion
Florida Budget Includes Hospital Payment Cuts
Last Remaining Insurer May Exit Iowa Exchange
Louisiana to Consider Medicaid Work Requirements
Maryland Exchange Plans Seek 38.5 Percent Premium Hike
AHCA Provision to End New York County Responsibility for Medicaid Funding
New Jersey DHS Outlines Accomplishments, FY 18 Initiatives
House Narrowly Passes AHCA Bill

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May 3, 2017

In Focus:

Depression Mapping and “Hot-Spotting” Reveals Potential Best Practices

Roundup:

Delaware Medicaid Managed Care RFQ Released
Florida Legislature Debates Hospital Cuts
Michigan Behavioral, Physical Health Integration Update
New York Medicaid Transportation Management Contract Awarded
Puerto Rico Medicaid Funding Agreement Reached by Congress
House Republicans Discuss Changes to Stalled ACA Repeal, Replace Bill
Access to Care for Medicaid Members Is Comparable to Private Insurance, Study Says

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April 26, 2017

In Focus:

Medicaid MCO Enrollment Update – Q1 2017

Roundup:

D.C. Issues Medicaid ACO RFI
Florida, Maine, Ohio Consider Medicaid Work Requirements
Ohio House Finance Committee Delays MLTSS Implementation
Rhode Island Announces Medicaid MCO Contract Awards
States Look to Reinsurance Programs to Stabilize Exchanges

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April 19, 2017

In Focus:

Alabama, Ohio Medicaid MLTSS Program Overviews

Roundup:

Florida LIP Funding Restoration Approved by CMS
Indiana’s HIP 2.0 Gaining Attention as Medicaid Expansion Model
Kansas Legislature May Revisit Medicaid Expansion
Wisconsin Seeks Approval for Medicaid Drug Screening, Work Requirements

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April 12, 2017

In Focus:

Indiana Smoking-Attributable Medicaid Expenses Report

Roundup:

Alabama Publishes MLTSS Concept Paper
Illinois to Shift 26,000 MCO Members to Fee-For-Service
Massachusetts Seeks Waiver Flexibility in Letter to CMS
North Carolina House Introduces Medicaid Expansion Bill
Ohio Releases Timeline for Medicaid MLTSS Procurement
Oklahoma Considers Provider Rate Cuts
Pennsylvania Releases Independent Enrollment Broker RFP
States Seek Waiver Funds for SUD Treatment Facilities

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April 5, 2017

In Focus:

The 340B Drug Discount Program: Recent and Potential Regulatory Changes

Roundup:

Alabama Delays RCO Implementation
Alaska, Minnesota consider Exchange Market Reinsurance Programs
Arkansas Renews Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid Funding Cuts in Colorado, Texas Budget Proposals
Indiana Releases NEMT RFP
Wellmark to Exit Iowa Individual Insurance Market in 2018
Kansas Governor Vetoes Medicaid Expansion, Override Fails
New York Expands FIDA Demonstration
South Carolina Medicaid Director Soura Resigns
Society of Actuaries Releases Report on Medicaid MCO Profit Margins

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March 29, 2017

In Focus:

Puerto Rico Health Care Update

Roundup:

Iowa to Address Medicaid MCO Losses Through Risk Corridors
Illinois State Supreme Court Upholds Property Tax Exemption for Not-for-Profit Hospitals
Kansas Legislature Passes Medicaid Expansion Bill, Awaits Governor
New Jersey Budget Proposes Increase in DDD Funding
Pennsylvania OMAP Updates HealthChoices Implementation Timeline
Wisconsin DHS Reissues Family Care, Partnership RFPs
AHCA Bill Pulled Before Scheduled Vote

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March 22, 2017

In Focus:

Medicaid & Exchange Enrollment Update – December 2016 / January 2017

Roundup:

Florida Waiver Proposal Seeks Medicaid Flexibility
Illinois Medicaid MCO RFP Update
Indiana University Health Sells Three Hospitals
New York Executive Budget Supports Minimum Wage Increase, Extends Global Cap
Texas Opens Investigation into Medicaid Transportation Privatization
Moody’s: AHCA Would Increase Medicaid Costs for States

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