Series: Improving Access and Managed Care in Medicaid and CHIP

Earlier this year, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized two new regulations aimed at improving access to care for those enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) across delivery systems. Below is a compilation of all the resources we have published on these new rules. This list was last […]

Final Medicaid Managed Care Rule Explained

CMS recently finalized two key regulations: “Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services” (Access Rule) and “Medicaid, CHIP Managed Care Access, Finance, and Quality” (Managed Care Rule), aimed at improving access to care in Medicaid across delivery systems (fee-for-service and managed care) and authorities (state plan and waiver services). The Managed Care Rule addresses five primary areas: […]

New Federal Rules Aim to Improve Access to Care for People Enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP

Medicaid and CHIP provide health insurance coverage to more than 84 million people, including low-income children, families, seniors, pregnant people, and people with disabilities. While Medicaid has a proven track record of providing affordable, high quality health care, stakeholders have long sought better transparency and accountability with respect to access to services. CMS recently finalized […]