Final Rule Updates CMS PACE Program

Oct 21, 2019 at 12:20 pm by steve

CMS recently updated regulations for Programs for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to strengthen protections for participants and allow more operational flexibility f.... Read More

Rural Communities Vulnerable to Upcoming Medicaid Cuts Alabama has Most Restrictive Eligibilities in the U.S.

May 12, 2016 at 06:34 pm by steve

“It’s getting old,” says Donald J. Jones, FACHE, administrator for Fayette Medical Center, about the looming Medicaid shortfall recently decided by the Alaba.... Read More

Summary of Alabama's Medicaid Care Management Programs

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

Alabama recently passed into law two separate bills to develop at-risk provider-driven Medicaid care management programs. The first bill, passed in 2013, created the Regional.... Read More

Regional Care Organizations on Track to Take Over Medicaid

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

In January, Alabama Medicaid named eleven organizations as probationary Regional Care Organizations (RCOs). By October of next year, the plan is for these nonprofit RCOs to ma.... Read More

Alabama Medicaid: Changes to the RCO

Jul 09, 2014 at 01:16 pm by steve

On May 17, 2013, Governor Bentley signed into law Act 2013-261, Ala. Code § 22-6-150 et. seq. which changed the Alabama Medicaid program from a fee-for-service program to.... Read More
July 2024 Cover

July 2024

Jul 18, 2024 at 11:56 am by kbarrettalley

Your July 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!