Mega-Reg: Spotlight on 3 Key Provisions

In reporting the announcement of new rules updating managed care in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the media focused on three key provisions.

On April 25, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) finally released the rules aimed at overhauling Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care plans. The new rules set the standards for modernizing the entire Medicaid managed care delivery system. This happens to be the first update to managed care regulations in more than a decade.

The lengthy ruling – more than 1,400 pages long – was broken down by the media. ManagedCareBiz, which keeps track of how the media reports on managed care issues, found that of all the provisions of the new regulation, the news media highlighted these three items:

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