Weekly Roundup

June 17, 2015

In Focus:

Virginia Solicits Comments on Medicaid MLTSS Design

Roundup:

Florida MCOs Struggle to Meet Solvency Requirements
Fallon Health Plan to Exit Massachusetts Duals Demo
California to Fund Immigrant Health Program
Nevada to Allow ABD, LTSS Managed Care Transition
New Jersey Medicaid Agency cancels plans for a Behavioral Health ASO RFP
New York Waiver Population Carve-Ins Delayed
Arkansas, Delaware, Pennsylvania State Exchanges Approved

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June 10, 2015

In Focus:

Pennsylvania Releases MLTSS Discussion Document

Roundup:

Arizona Medicaid Abandons Five Percent Provider Rate Cut
Florida Legislative Updates on LIP, CON, and FHIX
Emory, WellStar Break Off Merger Talks
New York Allocates VAPAP Funds
Partners Health Plan Selected for New York FIDA-IDD
Texas HHSC Commissioner Janek to Step Down
West Virginia Judge Grants Injunction in Medicaid Managed Care Expansion Case
White House Report Shows Large Savings for Expanding Medicaid

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June 3, 2015

In Focus:

Medicaid Managed Care RFIs Issued in Arkansas, Pennsylvania

Roundup:

Florida FHIX Expansion Bill Passes Senate
New York Medicaid Managed Care Contracts Renewed
Texas Finalizes Budget with $61.2 Billion in Medicaid Funding
Alabama Legislature Passes Medicaid Reform Bill
New Jersey Plans to Add MLTSS for Expansion Population
Pennsylvania Solicits Comments on MLTSS Planning Document
Texas Telemedicine Rules Put on Hold by Federal Judge
California Exploring Funding Housing Through Medicaid

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May 27, 2015

In Focus:

CMS Issues Long-Awaited Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rule

Roundup:

Florida Healthy Kids ITN Awards Announced
CMS Tentatively Approves LIP Funding for Florida
Alabama MLTC Bill Moves Through Legislature
Texas Budget Proposals Fund Additional Waiver Slots
North Carolina Medicaid Director to Step Down
Covered California to Implement Price Caps on High-Cost Specialty Drugs

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May 20, 2015

In Focus:

HMA IT Advisory Services Issue Brief #1 – Telehealth

Roundup:

Alaska House Rejects Medicaid Expansion
Utah Governor Optimistic on Medicaid Expansion Compromise
Georgia Considers Medicaid Waiver Alternative to Expansion
Maryland to Consider ACO Model for Dual Eligibles
Ohio House Proposes Medicaid HSA Contribution Requirement
Wisconsin Legislature Rejects Governor’s LTC Redesign Plan
Former CBO Director Says Subsidies Assumed for All States

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May 13, 2015

In Focus:

Michigan Releases Medicaid Managed Care RFP

Roundup:

Illinois Managed Care Enrollment Tops 2 Million
Missouri Budget Includes Medicaid Managed Care Expansion
New Jersey DHS Projects 2016 MLTSS Growth
New York DOH Working with CMS on FIDA Rate Increase
Mohr Peterson Appointed Hawaii Medicaid Director
Iowa Senate Budget Bill Impacts Medicaid Managed Care
MACPAC to Meet May 14-15

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May 6, 2015

In Focus:

Roundup:

Arkansas Finalizing RFI on Medicaid Managed Care for ABD, DD, Behavioral Health
Puerto Rico Update on MCO Rollout, SIM, Fiscal Situation
Montana Governor Signs Medicaid Expansion Bill
New York Senate Roundtable on Value-Based Reimbursements
Iowa Names New Medicaid Director
Nebraska Awards Contract Extension to Arbor Health Plan

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April 29, 2015

In Focus:

HMA’s Accountable Care Institute Looks at Value-Based Reimbursement for Providers

Roundup:

Florida Governor Intends to Call Special Session on Budget
CMS to Florida: LIP Not Dependent on Expansion
Maximus Recommended for Indiana Enrollment Broker Contract
Pennsylvania Plans MCO RFA Release for Late Summer
Minnesota House Proposes to End MinnesotaCare
FTC Weighs In on New York DSRIP
New York Duals Demonstration Off to Slow Start

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April 22, 2015

In Focus:

Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment Update – Q1 2015

Roundup:

CMS Considers Medicaid Expansion Decision in Evaluating the Renewal of Uncompensated Care Pools
Florida Governor to Sue White House Over LIP Funding
Florida Medicaid MCOs and PSNs Report Losses
Xerox’s New York MMIS System Contract Approved
New York to Pursue Basic Health Program
Expansion States Enroll Newly Eligible Inmates in Medicaid
Proposed Rule to Provide States Additional Time to Seek Medicaid Eligibility System Funds

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April 15, 2015

In Focus:

Kentucky Issues Medicaid Managed Care RFP

Roundup:

CMS, Florida Officials Spar Over LIP, Medicaid Expansion
Montana Legislature Backs Medicaid Expansion
Nebraska Legislature Rejects Medicaid Expansion
New York Behavioral Health Carve-In Delayed Again
New Jersey MAAC Meeting Highlights Key Program Updates
North Carolina Claims Payment System Receives Preliminary Certification
Texas Medical Board Votes to Restrict Telemedicine
CMS Announces Navigator Grant Opportunity
New Medicaid Enrollees Significantly Increased Prescription Drug Use in 2014

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