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MHPA releases new position statement on Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS)
December 4, 2019

MHPA Policy Position
MHPA’s support for MLTSS is grounded in the belief that managed long-term services and supports are valued health care options for Medicaid beneficiaries that can make a positive difference in their lives, health outcomes, and quality of care.
Read position policy here.

MHPA filed an amicus brief in Texas v. Rettig, which challenges the requirement that Medicaid MCO rates reflect the Health Insurance Provider Fee MCOs are required to pay.
November 27, 2019

Click here to read the full amicus brief filed by Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP on MHPA's behalf.

MHPA Letter of Support - HR 4996, “Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services (MOMS) Act of 2019”
November 18, 2019

Click here to download the letter

MHPA September 2019 Letter to Congress on the Health Insurance Tax
September 16, 2019

Click here to download the letter.

MHPA July 2019 Letter to Congress on the Health Insurance Tax
July 24, 2019

Click here to download or view a copy of the letter

Fact Sheet: How the Health Insurance Tax Affects Medicaid
May 14, 2019

Click here to download a copy of the HIT Fact Sheet

Supplemental links:
Milliman Report: "ACA Health Insurer Fee - Estimated Impact on State Medicaid Programs and Medicaid Health Plans" - January 2014 Update

Oliver Wyman Report - Analysis of the Impact of the ACA's Tax on Health Insurance in Year 2020 and Later