Tag Archives: CMS

Deal again says no to Medicaid expansion

The Department of Community Health won’t move forward with a proposal to expand healthcare coverage to low-income patients . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , CMS , DCH , Medicaid expansion , Nathan Deal

DCH is due a $90 million Medicaid refund, but don’t look for it anytime soon

Georgia is in line to get a $90 million refund in Medicaid funds that it overpaid the federal government, but that may not happen for years . . .

Tags: CMS , DCH , federal refund , Jack Hill , Medicaid overpayments

DCH board member endangers Medicaid hospital provider fee

The “no” vote of one DCH board member could have cost Georgia’s private hospitals $31 million in federal Medicaid dollars . . .

Tags: Board of Community Health , Clay Cox , Clyde Reese , CMS , DCH , Medicaid hospital provider fee , Norm Boyd

Georgia’s Medicaid enrollment backlog draws federal scrutiny

Georgia is in the spotlight because of a backlog of Medicaid applicants who should have been enrolled in the health insurance program . . .

Tags: ACA , CMS , DCH , enrollment backlog , Medicaid , woodwork effect

Owens is DCH ‘point person’ for rural health issues

DCH Commissioner Clyde Reese names a “point person” to take the lead on the state’s efforts to assist rural hospitals . . .

Tags: Charles Owens , Clyde Reese , CMS , DCH , Medicaid provider fee , State Health Benefits Plan

DCH gets final signoff on Medicaid provider fee

Federal officials give the final approval to Georgia’s four-year extension of the Medicaid provider fee paid by hospitals . . .

Tags: CMS , DCH , federal approval , Medicaid provider fee

Feds approve extension of Georgia’s Medicaid provider fee

The federal CMS approves the state’s hospital provider fee that generates an estimated $450 million a year for Medicaid . . .

Tags: CMS , DCH , hospital bed tax , Medicaid provider fee

Political Notes – Georgia gets bonus for childrens’ healthcare coverage

Georgia gets a bonus from the federal government for enrolling more children in the PeachCare health insurance program . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , Cindy Mann , CMS , GEFA , Lynn Westmoreland , PeachCare , Sam Olens , Sean Jerguson , Tim Echols , tobacco settlement