Behavioral Health News


Date Title
August 16 2017 FY 2018 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System Final Rule Released
August 16 2017 FY 2018 Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities, Skilled Nursing Facilities Final Rules Released
August 16 2017 Medicare Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Rates to Increase by $45 Million in FY 2018
August 16 2017 PA – DHS Notifies 100,000 Medicaid Consumers in Region of Pending Changes
August 16 2017 NJ – CMS Approves New Jersey Medicaid 1115 Waiver Extension
August 16 2017 TX – House Approves Bill to Reverse Medicaid Cuts to Children’s Therapy Services
August 16 2017 FL – Medicaid Waiver Receives CMS Approval
July 13 2017 OH – Budget Passed, Medicaid Freeze Vetoed
June 29 2017 MassHealth: Adjustment to Medicare Crossover Claims
May 24 2017 WI – State Seeks CMS’ Permission to Implement Medicaid Eligibility Limit
May 24 2017 UnitedHealth Announces Plans to Shut Down Free-of-Charge Primary Care Startup
April 11 2017 NJ – State Reduces Patient Numbers in State Psychiatric Hospitals, Expands Community Programs
April 11 2017 NY – Office of Mental Health Releases Statewide Comprehensive Plan
April 11 2017 OH – Medicaid Oversight Committees Announce Changes to State Behavioral Health Redesign
March 15 2017 PA – State Budget Aims to Enhance Services for Individuals with Disabilities
December 13 2016 21st Century Cures Bill Breezes through Senate
November 28 2016 Anthem BCBS’s Integrated Care Certification Rewards Providers
November 10 2016 IL – State Officials Applaud Medicaid Waiver Proposal for Mental Illness and Addiction Treatment
August 02 2016 The Cost of Mental Health Conditions
July 25 2016 Texas Medicaid Denies Coverage for an Autism Therapy