This study compares before-after changes in Medicaid revenues and uncompensated care at hospitals in states with vs without expansion of Medicaid.
In this Special Communication, President Barack Obama reviews the Affordable Care Act: why he pursued it, what it has effected, and how the health care system can still be improved.
This study uses Michigan Inpatient Database data to describe proportions of insured and uninsured, nonelderly patients hospitalized in Michigan before and after Medicaid expansion in 2014.
This Viewpoint discusses the fragmented nature of the current US federal health system and proposes approaches for achieving a more integrated and efficient system.
This study examines the association between implementation of a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services policy mandating suppression of substance abuse–related claims in Medicare and Medicaid Research Identifiable Files and rates of diagnoses for non–substance abuse conditions in those data.
This Viewpoint describes steps taken by Oregon to change its Medicaid program to improve health care access and population health and slow increases in spending.
This Viewpoint describes how Medicare and Medicaid created gaps in inpatient and outpatient mental health services and discusses how pending health reform legislation might close these gaps.
This Viewpoint discusses a learning system framework developed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to manage changes across multiple health systems in complex delivery and payment settings.
This Viewpoint discusses CMS’ proposed overhaul of Medicaid’s managed care programs.
This study uses CMS Hospital Compare data to characterize hospitals penalized financially for preventable adverse events and investigates associations between financial penalties and quality scores.