Archive for February, 2014

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  • Q&A: Home and Community-Based Services-Final Rules

    Q&A: Home and Community-Based Services-Final RulesMedicaid-funded home and community-based services are critical to community integration for older adults and individuals with disabilities. Defining the types of settings in which these services are provided is important in ensuring the services are not provided in settings that are institutional in nature,…

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  • Webinar: The World According To MAGI

    Byron Gross and

    As of January 1, 2014, states must use the new Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) methodology to determine eligibility for Insurance Affordability Programs (IAPs), including tax credits and cost sharing assistance for health insurance purchased through Marketplaces/Exchanges, the Children?s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and for many Medicaid categories.  This…

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  • Medicaid Managed Care and Women’s Health

    Over the past 30 years, managed care has become the dominant service delivery model used for Medicaid programs across the country. The majority of low-income women and children enrolled in Medicaid now obtain services through managed care plans. A key feature of many managed care arrangements is the requirement…

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  • Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008

    This issue brief discusses the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) and the final regulations for the MHPAEA. This issue brief provides information on the mental health parity generally, how parity is measured under the MHPAEA, transparency requirements, enforcement, and how the MHPAEA provisions interact with the…

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