Project ECHO has taken on a new challenge: to help primary care teams improve care and lower costs of so-called 'superuser' patients, according to NEJM Catalyst.
A hospital in Iowa has been able to rebate property taxes to residents in its service area thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
The healthcare war continues in Kentucky, with former governor Steve Beshear forming a nonprofit group with the goal of preventing his successor, Matt Bevin, from dismantling the state's health insurance exchange, Kynect.
Providers in Puerto Rico could potentially see some financial relief in the coming weeks, as the Obama Administration has proposed $30 billion in additional Medicaid funding for the island over the next decade, The Washington Post has reported.
Some states have denied Medicaid coverage for effective yet expensive hepatitis C drugs to patients and prisoners, and class-action lawsuits challenging those decisions could end up costing the states hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an article from The Pew Charitable Trusts.
Information systems used by the Utah Department of Health for its Medicaid program were left at risk, with numerous weaknesses in the technology discovered during a review of the agency by the Office of Inspector General.
As many as six million Americans are eligible to get nearly free healthcare through Medicaid but don't sign up, according to an article from the Wall Street Journal.
A new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation has concluded that the Affordable Care Act provided most states with significant technological upgrades that allowed them to enroll individuals into Medicaid coverage much more efficiently than in the past.
The Affordable Care Act helped states implement major technological upgrades to their Medicaid systems, as well as streamline both the enrollment and renewal processes and increase administrative effectiveness, according to new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Concierge or direct care isn't necessarily just for the wealthy anymore, but its place in the Medicare and Medicaid markets remains uncertain, according to an article from Kaiser Health News.