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ConsejoSano Statement on Confirmation of Secretary Xavier Becerra
North Hollywood, CA (March 18, 2021) – Abner Mason, the founder and CEO of culture-specific patient engagement company ConsejoSano, issued the following statement today on the confirmation of Xavier Becerra as U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary: “We ...

DEI, The Safety Net, and Doing More
May 25th, 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we experienced a cataclysmic shift in social justice. Previously, we witnessed many failed attempts to give voice to the unheard, but that day was different. George Floyd’s murder gave us real perspective on what conversa ...

From AIS Health: What Can Insurers Expect From Brooks-LaSure at Hel...
Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the February 26, 2021 issue of Health Plan Weekly If Chiquita Brooks-LaSure is confirmed as the next CMS administrator, the managed care industry can expect to see a thoughtful and experienced leader helming an agency that wields vast ...

From AIS Health: States Might Not Fight Medicaid Work Requirement R...
Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the February 19, 2021, issue of Health Plan Weekly. In recent weeks, the Biden administration has begun the process of rescinding Trump-era waiver programs authorizing Medicaid work requirements. Experts say that the new administratio ...

From Health Plan Weekly: Executive Order Aims to Boost ACA Exchange...
Executive Order Aims to Boost ACA Exchanges, Medicaid Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the January 29, 2021 issue of Health Plan Weekly President Joe Biden on Jan. 28 launched his Affordable Care Act-centric health insurance agenda with an executive order that will r ...

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From AIS Health: Tennessee’s ‘Aggregate Cap’ Medicaid Waiver Gets C...
Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the January 15, 2021, issue of AIS Health Daily Continuing its spree of approving ambitious waivers before the end of the Trump administration, CMS on Jan. 8 gave Tennessee its blessing to become the first state in the nation to cap i ...

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From AIS Health: 2021 Outlook – COVID Will Have Lasting Impac...
Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the Jan. 7, 2021, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage With a new administration that will be focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and improving health care coverage, industry experts do not anticipate major changes to the Medicare Advant ...

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From AIS Health: 2021 Outlook – COVID Vax, State Budget Issue...
Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the Jan. 7, 2021, issue of RADAR on Medicare Advantage   As the novel coronavirus erupted across the U.S. and created a widespread economic downturn, it led to increased enrollment in state Medicaid programs and created devastati ...

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From AIS Health: Payers See Value in Job Training for Medicaid Members
Reprinted with AIS Health permission from the December 23, 2020, issue of Health Plan Weekly The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is the largest employer in the Pittsburgh area, with hundreds of job openings on any given day. At the same time, the integrated network’s ...