MACPAC Report Cites Problem with Medicaid Long-Term Services and Supports

Late last week the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) released their June report – an examination of the issues currently faced by the Medicaid and CHIP programs — to Congress. This years report focused evaluation drug pricing in the Medicaid Program and privacy protections for patients with substance use disorder. Important to…

Bill to Create Long-Term Care Insurance Medicare Benefit Introduced in Congress

A high-ranking Democrat has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives to establish a long-term care insurance benefit under Medicare The bill from Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ-6), Ranking Member of the Medicare Long-Term Care Services and Supports Act , would make available funding on a self-directed approach for beneficiaries to purchase goods and services that…