Texas is revising its Medicaid coverage policies after the CMS and legal advocates voiced concern that the state denied U.S.-born children with foreign parents Medicaid coverage due to their sponsors' income.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has said previously that he would sign the bill to impose work requirements on some people receiving Medicaid benefits.
A committee of the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate approved legislation to add a work requirement to the state's Medicaid program. If the bill is enacted, it could affect up to 1 million nonelderly, nondisabled Michigan adults.
Illinois' governor has cut off Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois from enrolling patients in the state's revamped Medicaid managed-care program, a blow to the dominant insurer.
The CMS has appealed a Missouri federal court's decision that stopped the agency from clawing back money from Missouri hospitals' disproportionate-share hospital allotments.
Clinicians and hospitals are worried that a proposed $40 million cut in Arizona Medicaid reimbursement could lead to facility closures around the state.
As the Trump administration and some in Congress whittle away at the Affordable Care Act, blue states are filling in gaps in an attempt to bolster their markets. Others are picking up chainsaws.
The court ruled that Pennsylvania Department of Human Services officials wrongly met with Centene Corp. executives while choosing insurance carriers for the state's $12 billion in Medicaid contracts.
The White House has approved the CMS' request to dial back its evaluation of Indiana's Medicaid expansion waiver, which could prevent the agency from analyzing whether the conservative approach harms access to care.
Public health scholars are joining the fray to block Medicaid work requirements before they take effect in three red expansion states, claiming the coverage rollback undermines the program's mission and will hurt state health systems.
California health startup founder Adam Boehler will take the lead on innovation for Medicare and Medicaid.
Republican lawmakers want to determine if the CMS is doing enough to prevent patient abuse at skilled-nursing facilities after a series of troubling reports.