Information systems used by the Utah Department of Health for its Medicaid program were left at risk, with numerous weaknesses in the technology discovered during a review of the agency by the Office of Inspector General.
As many as six million Americans are eligible to get nearly free healthcare through Medicaid but don't sign up, according to an article from the Wall Street Journal.
A new report by the Kaiser Family Foundation has concluded that the Affordable Care Act provided most states with significant technological upgrades that allowed them to enroll individuals into Medicaid coverage much more efficiently than in the past.
The Affordable Care Act helped states implement major technological upgrades to their Medicaid systems, as well as streamline both the enrollment and renewal processes and increase administrative effectiveness, according to new report from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Concierge or direct care isn't necessarily just for the wealthy anymore, but its place in the Medicare and Medicaid markets remains uncertain, according to an article from Kaiser Health News.
Despite presidential candidates promising to reduce the out-of-pocket costs of prescription drugs, a new article from STAT makes the case that the amount of power the government actually has to drive down drug prices on a large scale may not be significant.
Women today are choosing alternatives to giving birth in hospitals, including the increasingly popular option of choosing a doula to help with their care. For this reason, according to an issue brief from the organization Child Birth Connection, Medicaid and private insurance coverage of doula services could strengthen maternal and infant health.
In a surprising move, the federal government is now considering helping Medicaid with funding for drug and alcohol addiction treatment.
FierceHealthFinance predicts what the healthcare industry can expect in 2016.
The Affordable Care Act has done little to help the country's working poor, especially in states that have no expanded Medicaid, according to a report from USA Today.