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According to the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO), U.S. states are receiving and spending more money on Medicaid. Reuters reports that Medicaid spending rose to $41.8 billion in the 2014 fiscal year, accounting for 24.2 percent of state funds. The NASBO says that states remain concerned...
Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA, Weill Cornell Medical College touches on how payment models for healthcare are changing payment models for innovation. A shift towards value is being seen in new healthcare payment models, including accountable care organizations and bundled payments. Additionally, R&D...
According to CBS News, the 2015 Affordable Care Act may hike costs and penalties for some. In 2014, a $95 penalty or a fee amounting to 1 percent of a person's income incentivized individuals to get coverage, but next year that penalty will shoot to $325 or 2 percent of income, whichever is higher. An...