by Tom aka Rusty Rustbelt
Health Care Thoughts: Another Major Event
On the 23rd the Obama administration will publish the administrative regulations for Medicaid expansion.
As reported by Modern Healthcare, eligibility will be simplified to an income test as a percentage of the federal poverty level. This may expand Medicaid by as many as 17 million recipients by 2016. There are a number of administrative issues addressed, many focused on simplifying and streamlining processing.