As Medicaid expansion dominates the headlines, writes NCAHP CEO Ken Lewis, implementation of North Carolina’s historic Medicaid modernization effort is moving.
New plan details relying on insurers and providers to keep patients healthier and control costs-doing what legislators and Governor already agreed upon.
Proposed changes in NC’s Medicaid system are intended to improve patient health and would allow the state to penalize companies whose treatment falls short of goals.
Effort to privatize NC’s Medicaid made its first substantive deadline, but DHHS warned that putting plan in place will face one big obstacle: presidential politics.
Legislature directs NC Medicaid leaders to come up with details on how the program treats patients and pays for services.
Dr. Warren Newton has agreed to serve the NC Department of Health and Human Services as a senior medical advisor to help shape Medicaid reform.
Medicaid is on pace to be under budget for 3rd consecutive fiscal year, state health officials tell legislators.
NC Division of Health Benefits, tells a legislative oversight committee that office is on track to meet Medicaid overhaul deadlines in March and June.
NC included managed care organizations and provider-led entities to administer Medicaid, providing health care for approximately 2 million residents who have no other option to get care they need.
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