Medicaid

By Kate Greenwood
In Medicaid
Nov 11th, 2014
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By Alice Anderson The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) has been criticized by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for its approval of Arkansas’ Section 1115 demonstration waiver alternative to Medicaid Expansion, potentially leaving Medicaid expansion at a stand-still. Arkansas’ plan, known as the “Private Option,” allows Arkansas to use federal money ...
By Kate Greenwood
In Chronic Health Conditions
Sep 25th, 2014
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Cross-Posted at Bill of Health Given the health law and policy topics that are this blog’s usual fare, some of you may have missed the fact that earlier this month the eighty-eighth annual Miss America pageant was held here in New Jersey, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. And you may have also missed it (I […]...
By Kate Greenwood
In Medicaid
Aug 27th, 2014
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By Adam Mitchell I am not a proponent of big government or social welfare programs. I did not vote for Obama or support the Affordable Care Act. However, after researching the current Medicaid expansion debate, I am having a hard time supporting the “opt out” point of view. Ultimately, opting out of Medicaid expansion is […]...
By John V. Jacobi
In Health Insurance
May 22nd, 2014
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Cross-Posted at HealthLawProf Blog Health reform is an ongoing project.  In my last post, I noted that the success of ACA enrollment frees up some bandwidth to grapple with other outstanding implementation tasks – tasks that are vital to supporting the goals of the Affordable Care Act.  I tried to focus on issues with a […]...
By Kate Greenwood
In Accountable Care Organizations
May 9th, 2014
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Cross-Posted at Bill of Health Nearly three years ago, in July of 2011, Tara Adams Ragone wrote a blog post for Seton Hall Law’s Health Reform Watch blog entitled “Community Based Medicaid ACOs in New Jersey: A Signature Away”. As Professor Ragone explained, a month earlier the New Jersey legislature had passed Senate Bill 2443, […]...