Managed Care News

  • Illinois to fund Medicaid preventive dental services for adults 18 Jun 2018 00:26 State Journal Register Almost half a million low-income Illinoisans soon will be able to receive periodic exams and teeth cleanings while paying, at most, a few dollars out of pocket. That’s because preventive dental care for adults has been added to the state’s Medicaid …
  • West Michigan mental health system to be kept intact 17 Jun 2018 14:23 Holland Sentinel The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services threatened to cancel the Lakeshore Regional Entity's contract with the state for “material default" if certain requirements were not met. After months of uncertainty, the Lakeshore Regional …
  • Small-business owners face decisions over health insurance options 17 Jun 2018 01:33 Crain's Detroit Business Page Michigan's 11 Medicaid health plans Tuesday called on the state Legislature to go further than a state panel recommended on putting Michigan on the path to giving the HMOs a greater role in the state's $2.4 billion Medicaid behavioral health …
  • Pharmacies pushing for more data on Medicaid managed-care deals 16 Jun 2018 23:25 State Journal Register Independent pharmacies were unable to win protections in the recently adjourned legislative session against what they see as predatory business practices and misuse of state dollars in the state’s Medicaid managed-care program, HealthChoice Illinois. But …