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CMS is proposing to pay doctors and hospitals less for certain physician-administered drugs purchased through the 340B pricing program, a move the agency says helps fulfill President Donald Trump's promise to lower the cost of medicines. The agency wants to lower the reimbursement...

source: Politico Pro (Subscription required)

Federal law enforcement agencies announced Thursday what they called "the largest opioid-related fraud takedown in history" with the arrest of 120 people across the country, including doctors allegedly running pill mills and the operators...

source: STAT

For all the uncertainty over the fate of a healthcare overhaul in Washington, tens of thousands of Montana's working poor are already in a double quandary: Even if Congress leaves Medicaid expansion mostly intact, the future of the state's program remains uncertain. Gov....

source: The Associated Press via ABC News

The expansion of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has increased Michigan's Medicaid rolls by 29 percent from 1.9 million residents in April 2014 to 2.5 million residents in May 2017. Statewide, 1 out of 4 Michigan residents is enrolled in Medicaid.

source: Detroit Free Press

Somewhere in California, one child's medical expenses in 2014 totaled $21 million — a bill covered entirely by Medi-Cal, the state’s version of Medicaid. The child’s condition is not known....

source: Los Angeles Times

More than 200,000 Virginians will be impacted by a new Medicaid program that starts Aug 1. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the program will move many people with complex medical issues from a "fee for service" system to a managed care format. Affected enrollees will include...

source: The Associated Press via The Washington Post


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