At 9:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 13, the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured (KCMU) will release Kaiser’s 16th annual 50-state Medicaid budget survey for state fiscal years 2016 and 2017. Kaiser and the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) will hold a joint briefing to discuss key findings and highlight trends in enrollment and spending, as well as policy changes in Medicaid programs around the country. The survey provides new information on such topics as: trends in Medicaid enrollment and spending growth several years into the Affordable Care Act; key developments in eligibility and enrollment policies; how states are using managed care to deliver care or enroll more populations; how Medicaid programs are adjusting provider reimbursement rates and managing benefits such as access to costly prescription drugs, and the latest information on Medicaid payment and delivery system reforms.
In conjunction with the briefing, the Foundation will …
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The 16th Annual Kaiser 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey: Slowing Growth and Evolving Policies at a Forum with the National Association of Medicaid Directors