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Rural Healthcare Payment and Reimbursement – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Jan 5, 2023 - Announces new guidance that allows state Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Programs (CHIPs) to pay specialists directly when a beneficiary's primary healthcare provider asks for advice. This links routine care with specialty care, allowing more people to benefit from practitioners with specialized knowledge.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Dec 27, 2022 - Announces that Affordable Care Act Marketplace enrollment continues to outpace previous years, with nearly 11.5 million people selecting a health plan nationwide as of December 15, 2022. About 1.8 million more people have signed up for health insurance from this time last year, representing an 18% increase.
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Last Updated: 1/6/2023