The CMS-Georgia waiver battle
James C. Capretta | Jan 28, 2022 | Federal
The pandemic has shifted the politics and public opinion on health care. Where cost was a primary concern before COVID, now access to affordable innovations is top of consumers' and policy makers' minds. As a return to normalcy appears on the horizon, the intersection of cost pressures and innovation in
The health sector has long resisted revealing the prices it charges payers and consumers, but bipartisan pressure from Washington is forcing it to change. New rules are beginning to take effect, or will in the coming years, which will push into the public domain a flood of pricing data. The
The Topical Agenda for our 2022 State of Reform Federal Health Policy Conference on February 17 is now live! State of Reform pulls together practitioners, thought leaders, and policy makers – each working to improve our health care system in their own way – into a unified conversation in a
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a transformative global event with far-reaching effects that are still unfolding. The recent annual report on national health spending from the Office of the Actuary’s National Health Expenditures Accounts Team in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) documents some of the dramatic shifts
Early Bird Registration is now open for the 2022 State of Reform Federal Health Policy Conference coming up on February 17. State of Reform pulls together practitioners, thought leaders, and policy makers—each working to improve our health care system in their own way—into a unified conversation in a single place.
Federal and state policymakers have been working to improve the cost-effectiveness of care provided to the “dually eligible” -- those entitled to services under both Medicare and Medicaid -- for more than two decades, but the results to date have been disappointing. The two giant public insurance programs are run