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The Medicaid Partnership was formed to address changing dynamics in the delivery of Medicaid home-based care including a dramatic increase in beneficiaries through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the shift to Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS), and the implementation of demonstration programs that merge funding and care management of dually eligible Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries.
In logistic regression analyses that controlled for age at Medicaid enrollment, length of enrollment, Alaska Native status and Anchorage residence, young women with a reproductive health claim were more likely than other Medicaid enrollees to be referred for any reason to child protective services (odds ratio, 2.
But the clawback aside, experts said Medicaid is slowing for many reasons, including an improving economy that has led to more people getting jobs and obtaining private insurance.
In Colorado, Michigan and many other states Medicaid has paid for services to dead beneficiaries.
On Extra Help, one expert told us, "Patients with screwed up enrollments have to repeat forcefully and continually that they are Extra Help patients (in whatever of the 3 categories: under 100% FPL (federal poverty level, or guidelines); 100 to 135% FPL; or 135% to 150% FPL, each time they call, talk to, email, correspond with or fill out a form with SSA (Social Security Administration), CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services), the various 800 numbers, state Medicaid offices, state health insurance counseling offices, ADAP offices and workers--and most especially, with the Part D plans themselves (who are very, very inexperienced with welfare, Medicaid, ADAP, or any poor people's issues and therefore have to have patients' exact extra help status and be reminded repeatedly.
I trust the letter writer's outrage is motivated by genuine concern for the Medicaid system to help truly needy citizens, that he is a CPA legislator in the process of learning the complicated system and not simply making a political statement.
Georgia's medically needy program helped nursing home residents whose monthly income topped the Medicaid cap but did not have enough money to pay the approximately $3,000 to $3,500 per month required to live in a Georgia nursing home.
According to a study by the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, 44 states are looking at ways to control prescription costs, while 20 states are reviewing other benefits such as dental and vision coverage, and 15 states are lowering the incomes covered by the program or requiring more frequent verification of income status.
There is no shortage of sound explanations for why Medicaid is such a mess.
However, the true value of exempt property is reduced by the real possibility of collection by the state from a Medicaid recipient's estate.
Since Medicaid coverage includes prescription drugs, the National MS Society is particularly excited about new Medicaid options now permitted by TWWIIA: