Phil Galewitz

Why Medicaid鈥檚 鈥楿ndercount鈥 Problem Counts

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Millions of people were surprised to find themselves booted from Medicaid over the past year after pandemic-era protections expired that had prevented states from terminating their coverage. Turns out, millions of them were also unaware they had been covered by the government program. Nearly 1 in 3 people enrolled in Medicaid in 2022 鈥 or […]

Medicare Stumbles Managing a Costly Problem 鈥 Chronic Illness

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Nearly a decade ago, Medicare launched a program to help the two-thirds of beneficiaries with chronic conditions by paying their doctors an additional monthly fee to coordinate their care. The strategy has largely failed to live up to its potential; only about 4 percent of potentially eligible beneficiaries in the traditional Medicare program are enrolled, […]

Covid and Medicare Payments Spark Remote Patient Monitoring Boom

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Demand for help monitoring patients鈥 vital signs remotely has taken off since a Medicare change in 2019. Dozens of companies now push the service to help overburdened primary care doctors 鈥 and as a revenue stream. But some policy experts say its growth has outpaced oversight and evidence of effectiveness.

Colorado Isn鈥檛 Giving up on Its Drug Importation Dream

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Colorado hopes to join Florida to become only the second state authorized to import prescription drugs from Canada. But they鈥檙e hitting the same hurdles: drugmakers 鈥 and the FDA. Colorado officials recently amended their 2022 importation application with the Food and Drug Administration, in the process revealing new correspondence that shows the state鈥檚 so-far fruitless […]

Halfway Through 鈥楿nwinding,鈥 Medicaid Enrollment Is Down About 10 Million

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We鈥檙e halfway through the Medicaid 鈥渦nwinding,鈥 in which states are dropping people from the government health insurance program for the first time since the pandemic began. Millions of people have been dumped from the rolls since April, often for procedural issues like failing to respond to notices or return paperwork. But at the same time, […]