The Boston Globe answers some fundamental questions about the biggest change in 20 years in the state’s health care program for low-income residents. Also in the news, an Iowa family planning clinic says it is closing and blames problems caused by the state’s move to managed care for Medicaid.
Here’s What We Know About The State’s Plan To Revamp MassHealth
The Massachusetts Medicaid program is being overhauled. Governor Charlie Baker’s administration on Friday received federal approval to make the biggest changes in two decades to the taxpayer-funded program called MassHealth, which provides health coverage to 1.9 million poor and low-income individuals and families. The goal is to better coordinate care for MassHealth members while controlling public spending. (Dayal McCluskey, 11/8)
Des Moines Register:
Family Planning Clinic Closure Blamed On Medicaid Shift
The leader of a longstanding family planning clinic in Marshalltown blames Iowa’s switch to privately managed …
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