The N.C. Hospital Association is wading into the debate about state Medicaid reform, predictably encouraging a provider-led format to address the risk involved in the $14 billion program.
Ned Barnett apparently believes Medicaid isn’t a problem because Community Care of North Carolina says there isn’t a spending problem
North Carolina’s health agency wasted at least $1.6 million in excessive payments for temporary help connected to the Medicaid billing system.
North Carolina Legislators who want to raise teacher pay should look at Iowa. Managed care is the right choice.
Wake Forest University’s study reports Medicare ACOs operating in North Carolina actually raise costs instead of lowering them
The latest audit determined the $63 million Medicaid surplus NCDHHS bragged about was really another $300 million deficit
A report from the Wake Forest School of Law on Medicaid Reform options for North Carolina. Read it here.
The opponents of Medicaid reform with managed care are pushing a plan allowing Accountable Care Organizations or ACOs to control Medicaid service deliver
Discussions about making another run at taming Medicaid have been relegated mainly to early morning budget meetings and back-room discussions. Read more here.
It’s time to get serious about reforming Medicaid and the Senate plan for saving money with managed care is the proven option.