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13 Nov, 2015, 10:57 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Honors Member Company Innovation in Improving Access, Quality of Care

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) and its sister organization, the Institute for Medicaid Innovation (IMI) awarded select member companies...


12 Nov, 2015, 14:10 ET New report shows big jump in Medicaid managed care penetration, consolidation trends

The report, "The Still Expanding State of Medicaid in the United States" presented by PwC's Strategy& at Medicaid Health Plans of...


17 Nov, 2014, 15:27 ET Issue Brief: Medicaid Health Plan Roles to Reduce Preterm Birth Risk

To commemorate World Prematurity Day, Medicaid Health Plans of America, the national advocacy group for Medicaid managed care organizations,...


28 Jul, 2014, 09:00 ET MHPA Commends North Carolina Senate on Medicaid Reform Plan

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading advocacy organization representing Medicaid managed care organizations, congratulates North...


12 Feb, 2014, 17:02 ET Study Finds Health Reform Law Insurance Tax Costly to State Medicaid Programs

A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care...


12 Feb, 2014, 12:00 ET Study Finds Health Reform Law Insurance Tax Costly to Medi-Cal

 A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable...


12 Feb, 2014, 10:00 ET Study Finds Health Reform Law Insurance Tax Costly to Texas Medicaid

A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable Care...


12 Feb, 2014, 09:00 ET Study Finds Health Reform Law Insurance Tax Costly to Ohio Medicaid

 A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable...


12 Feb, 2014, 09:00 ET Study Finds Health Reform Law Insurance Tax Costly to Florida Medicaid

 A report from actuarial firm Milliman, Inc. and commissioned by Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) shows a provision of the Affordable...


02 Jan, 2014, 12:40 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Appoints Aetna Executive as New Board Chairman

The board of directors of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade association solely focused on representing Medicaid health...


21 Oct, 2013, 08:26 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Names Jeff Myers as New President and CEO

The board of directors of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade association representing the Medicaid managed care industry,...


31 Jan, 2013, 09:42 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America President and CEO Johnson Steps Down After Eight and One Half Year Tenure

Today, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) announced that President and CEO Thomas L. Johnson will be stepping down after eight and a half...


12 Nov, 2012, 10:19 ET CMS Report: More Growth in Medicaid Managed Care, Health Plan Enrollment

Most Medicaid beneficiaries now in Medicaid health plans The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2011 Medicaid Managed Care...


12 Sep, 2012, 16:37 ET Medicaid Managed Care Drug Rebates Saved States, Feds $1.6 Billion in First Year

Pharmacy Carve-In Key to Savings, Care Coordination  The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG)...


28 Jun, 2012, 11:18 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Law

 Thomas L. Johnson, president and CEO of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade association solely focused on representing...


02 May, 2012, 16:22 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Taps AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies CEO to Lead Its Board of Directors

 The board of directors of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade association solely focused on representing Medicaid...


01 Feb, 2012, 09:00 ET New Medicaid Report Finds Health Reform Law Insurer Fee Costly to States

Tax Will Cost State Medicaid Programs $38.4 Billion Over Ten Years A new report from actuarial consulting firm Milliman, Inc. shows a...


02 Aug, 2011, 12:15 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America's Center for Best Practices Appoints First-Ever Director

Former Raben Group exec tapped to helm MHPA's affiliate research organization Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) welcomes Ms. Michelle...


30 Jun, 2011, 09:48 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Hits Back at Commonwealth Fund for Report on Medicaid Managed Care Plans

MHPA Finds Serious Flaws in Study Methodology, Disputes Findings The June 2011 Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief, "Assessing the Financial Health of...


18 May, 2011, 15:45 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America's Center for Best Practices Honors Health Plan Programs for Improving Access, Quality of Care of Medicaid Enrollees

Achievement Recognized in Several Dimensions Including Children's Health, Cultural Competency and Innovation Today, Medicaid Health Plans of...


13 May, 2011, 11:16 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Praises HHS Care Coordination Effort for Medicare-Medicaid Dual Eligibles

Initiative Builds on Integrated Care Model of Medicaid Health Plans Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) commends Health and Human Services...


04 May, 2011, 08:00 ET MHPA Center for Best Practices Receives Sponsorship from Ortho-McNeil Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Improve Medicaid Quality, Care Coordination for Serious Mental Illness

MHPA to engage health plans on most effective strategies to improve outcomes for Medicaid patients with severe mental illness The Center for Best...


25 Apr, 2011, 10:06 ET Lawmakers Should Find Common Ground on Budget Debate says Medicaid Health Plans of America

Trade Group Offers Alternatives That Maintain Safety Net, Reduce Deficit In response to the latest budget proposals from Congress and the...


19 Apr, 2011, 10:02 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Supports National Minority Health Month 2011

Health Plans Serve Disadvantaged Minorities with Best Practices Aimed at Eliminating Disparities Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) and its...


07 Apr, 2011, 16:53 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America Center for Best Practices Launches "Keeping You Healthy" Monthly Video Series

Clips Highlight Health Plan Patient Programs; Keystone Mercy Leads Off with "Lose to Win" Each month, the Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)...