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Utah’s Work Reporting Requirement: A Burden on State Government

On January 1, 2020, Utah’s Medicaid work reporting requirement went into effect. In addition to being onerous for patients and providers and legally dubious, the work reporting requirement will be costly and administratively burdensome… Read more.

01.09.2020 / Emmett Ruff, Joe Weissfeld, / Insights Column

Medicaid Policy And Partisan Politics: A New Dynamic

NOTE: This blog was originally published in Health Affairs on October 15, 2019.  On September 18, 2019, Tennessee announced a long-anticipated proposal to block grant its Medicaid program, TennCare. This proposal is deeply flawed in ways… Read more.

10.16.2019 / Eliot Fishman, Joe Weissfeld, / Insights Column

There’s no pain-free way to get beyond silver loading

This blog’s readers know that President Trump’s termination of federal cost-sharing-reduction (CSR) payments in late 2017 had unexpected effects. Intended as a deadly blow to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) health insurance exchanges, the… Read more.

09.10.2019 / Stan Dorn, / Insights Column