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November 16, 2017
Today's Featured Story
States’ Medicaid Reforms Add Work Requirements, Boost Cost Sharing
Reprinted from HEALTH PLAN WEEK
Several states have submitted new or amended 1115 Demonstration Waiver requests that would allow them to implement alternative models of Medicaid delivery to improve member outcomes (and therefore cut costs) by integrating primary care, behavioral health services and long-term care. Other states are seeking conservative reforms such as limited eligibility, benefit designs that mirror employer-sponsored coverage and work requirements....  Read Full Story
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21,033 ... dual-eligible and managed long-term care lives in Massachusetts and New York will become Magellan Health members, following the insurer's November acquisition of SWH Holdings, Inc. (Senior Whole Health).

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