HHS Offering States $100 Million To Improve Medicaid

HHS is offering $100 million to state Medicaid programs to “reform payment systems and improve patient care.” HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell stated “Medicaid innovation is moving forward, and the new Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program (IAP), announced in response to recommendations from governors, will give states the opportunity to even further their great work.” The money will help states streamline the payment process and review state Medicaid data in order to find ways to improve patient care. Past initiatives from CMS have led to decreased hospital readmissions and emergency room visits, as well as improved care and lower costs.

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