Category: On The Record
Community health centers felt the pinch last year as a key source of their federal funding got caught up in discussions over the federal budget.
It was a year of change for the state’s Medicaid program. From the statewide expansion of managed care to a redesign of the hospital assessment program, Medicaid in Illinois looks a lot different at the end of 2018 than it did at the beginning.
Last week, AVIA, a Chicago-based national innovation network for hospitals and health systems, announced it was leading an initiative aimed at transforming Medicaid and that it’s lined up Andy Slavitt, the former acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to help.