National Government Ser...

INDIANAPOLIS, Mar 06, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) — National Government Services (NGS) has been named the prime contractor for CMS’ Next Generation Desktop (NGD) program. NGS was originally awarded the business in 2001, and today’s announcement represents a continuation of the contract...

Arkansas Lawmakers Seek...

March 6. 2017 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – With an estimated 330,000 people enrolled in Arkansas’s expanded Medicaid program, state lawmakers are now taking steps to freeze enrollment. The state adopted a plan that uses Medicaid funds to buy health care from the insurance marketplace for...

For Some in NM, Medicai...

March 6. 2017 SANTA FE, N.M. – The state budget deficit has the New Mexico Human Services Department trying to implement new fees for people who rely on Medicaid for their health care. A sharp reduction in federal matching funds is the primary reason for the shortfall that’s...

Medicaid funding shift ...

In regard to your Feb. 28 editorial “N.C. could lose out on Medicaid”: There was much harm done by the North Carolina General Assembly leadership when it decided not to close the coverage gap for nearly half a million North Carolinians. Thousands of people who could have been covered...

As Congress Wrestles Wi...

Chicago Tribune: Stakes High In Illinois As Congress Rethinks Medicaid  Until recently, much of the debate over health care’s future has focused around skyrocketing prices for insurance bought through exchanges created under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But...