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Keynote: An update from CMMI

| May 17, 2022 | Maryland

Social security and health care costs concern most older Floridians, report finds

| May 11, 2022 | Florida

Financial access to health care and social security are among top concerns for Floridians aged 50+, according to a new member survey from AARP Florida.  Over 1,000 Floridians responded to the survey, which took place between May 20 and August 18, 2021. The survey asked about respondents’ recent life experiences...[ Read More ]

AHCA releases Florida Medicaid Managed Care re-procurement RFI

| May 10, 2022 | Florida

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) released a request for information (RFI) late last week in preparation of the upcoming Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) re-procurement process later this year.      “The Agency is seeking information from entities and stakeholders with direct experience in the managed health and...[ Read More ]

Maryland’s Total Cost of Care model is shaping post Covid health financing

| May 10, 2022 | Maryland

Maryland’s unique Total Cost of Care (TCOC) model continues to shape the state’s recovery from the pandemic, especially among hospitals and other health facilities.  Bob Atlas, President and CEO of the Maryland Hospital Association; Katie Wunderlich, Executive Director of the Health Services Cost Review Commission (HSCRC); and Joe DeMattos, President...[ Read More ]

Med-QUEST invests millions into UH at Mānoa's Health Policy Initiative

| May 3, 2022 | Hawaii

Med-QUEST, Hawaiʻi ’s Medicaid division, recently announced a $10 million, multi-year commitment to health information and research initiatives at the University of Hawaiʻi  (UH) at Mānoa to improve health outcomes in the state.     The partnership, which has formally been in the works since 2018, supports UH Mānoa’s Health...[ Read More ]

Upcoming changes to Maryland Medicaid ahead of post-PHE disenrollments

| Apr 29, 2022 | Maryland

Maryland Medicaid stakeholders met on Thursday to discuss the program’s next steps in light of what could be the last extension of the federal public health emergency (PHE), which ends July 15. Once the PHE ends, so will the freeze on Medicaid disenrollments, causing many vulnerable Marylanders to lose their...[ Read More ]

Maryland Tri-County Behavioral Health Engagement to expand Eastern Shore services

| Apr 28, 2022 | Maryland

In a developing partnership, TidalHealth Peninsula Regional, Atlantic General Hospital (AGH), and several community partners are expanding behavioral health services on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This partnership, called the Tri-County Behavioral Health Engagement (TRIBE), is set to open its primary crisis center at TidalHealth later this year. The center will ultimately...[ Read More ]