GAO: State Medicaid Home-and-Community-Based Services Face Funding and Workforce Challenges

States struggle to provide home-and-community-based services through their Medicaid programs due to workforce issues related to low pay, the complex needs of many patients, and limited funds from state governments, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO). All state Medicaid programs provide some financial support for long-term services and supports (LTSS)…

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…