As an inducement to provide rebates, Maine Rx will publicly identify manufacturers and will impose prior authorization in its Medicaid
program for the drugs of manufacturers refusing to participate.
It is no wonder that with health care costs and the number of patients on the rise, Medicaid
is perched precariously on the brink of disastrous collapse.
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Care of Medicaid
patients, says the report, is becoming increasingly concentrated among the minority of doctors who provide a relatively significant amount of care to Medicaid
Young women with reproductive health claims were also more likely than other Medicaid
enrollees to be referred to the juvenile justice system for any criminal offense (odds ratio, 2.
covers the poor and some elderly and its costs are shared by the states and federal government, while Medicare is primarily designed for the elderly and is entirely funded by the federal government.
The Center for Medicaid
& State Operations (CMSO) is responsible for the MIP.
All too often Medicaid
expansion encourages people to drop private health insurance and get their health care at taxpayer expense.
Good News: Many States Temporarily Continued Medicaid
Prescriptions for Dual Eligibles
Sonny Purdue, said, "Due to the growth in Medicaid
enrollment, its skyrocketing costs and the state's downed economy, the governor asked for 5 percent cuts across-the-board from all state agencies.
A number of states were able to put off Medicaid
cutbacks as a result of the $20 billion in federal relief Congress gave states last summer: However, with state revenue collections still generally in the tank, providers should anticipate further limitations on their payments from Medicaid
in the days ahead.
But the real causes of burgeoning state governments are large, sprawling, lobby-infused programs, such as Medicaid
and public universities, that too few lawmakers fully comprehend or are willing to take on.