Heads up Medicaid:
Playing in Capitation


After A $1T “All In,” Do You “Buy Back In,” Or Do A “Straddle?”
September 28, 2017
Almost immediately after the CBO released a "quick and dirty" impact of the Graham-Cassidy legislative impact (i.e $1T less in Medicaid…

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“Do They Play Omaha In Nevada?”: Accommodating State-Specific Health Reform Concerns In BCRA
July 18, 2017
Just last week, Senate negotiators released the latest changes to their health reform bill (i.e. Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). The…

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“Playing with Rags”: Prospectively Managing Care Under Per Capita Caps/Block Grants
July 12, 2017
As the Senate continues to move on the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), an examination of the Medicaid provisions reveals a…

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Moving The Button To The States
April 11, 2017
With the AHCA in flux, and perhaps subservient to other policy imperatives, discussions related to Medicaid reform writ large are gravitating…

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The “Button” Moves To Ms. Seema Verma
February 22, 2017
Ms. Seema Verma, the nominee to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)had her initial confirmation hearing with the…

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