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CMS finalizes rule to cut Medicaid DSH payments for some hospitals

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Under the new definition, hospitals can only receive disproportionate share hospital Medicaid reimbursements for beneficiaries who are primarily insured by the safety-net program.

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Biden administration urges 9 states to curb high child Medicaid, CHIP disenrollments

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Nine states account for about 60% of the decline in children’s Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollment from March through September, according to data from the CMS.

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Molina loses Medicaid contract in Virginia

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It’s the second recent Medicaid state loss for Molina, despite executives expressing confidence about the insurer’s ability to retain contracts.

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Centene wins New Hampshire Medicaid contract

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It’s not yet clear how much the new Medicaid managed care contract is worth. The state’s previous contract with insurers, including Centene, allocated $6 billion in funds over five years.

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Majority of Medicaid enrollees satisfied with plans, despite flaws, survey finds

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Medicaid enrollees are more likely to understand and be satisfied with their plans, despite reporting poorer health outcomes, according to a new report from KFF.

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CMS requires 30 states to pause Medicaid disenrollments after systems error

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Nearly 500,000 people will regain Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage after being improperly removed from the rolls during redeterminations, according to the HHS.

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Upcoming Medicaid redeterminations could hamper hospitals, payers

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Medicaid eligibility checks beginning in April will likely curb hospital revenue and enrollment growth for payers, Moody's Investors Service said in a report.

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