NY Times: Medicare and Medicaid at 50

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD Medicare and Medicaid, the two mainstays of government health insurance, turn 50 this month, having made it possible for most Americans in poverty and old age to get medical care. While the Affordable Care Act fills the gap for people who don’t qualify for help from those two programs, there are … Continue reading

California Healthline: AAFP: 26 States Have Increased PCP Medicaid Reimbursement Rates

Only 26 states have temporarily increased Medicaid reimbursements for primary care physicians, as required under the Affordable Care Act, even though CMS issued final guidance on the increase in November 2012, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians, Modern Healthcare reports (Robeznieks, Modern Healthcare, 8/19). Under the ACA, the federal government was expected to spend $11 billion … Continue reading

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