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Nov 13, 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 for...


Nov 12, 2015, 02:10 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 America's annual...


May 11, 2015, 12:35 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America taps HHS appointee Moore to lead policy team

Jennifer E. Moore, Ph.D., joins Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) today as the national trade association's vice president of policy and...


Nov 17, 2014, 03:27 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, released ...


Jul 28, 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...


Feb 12, 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 Care Act...


Feb 12, 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 Act...


Feb 12, 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 Care Act...


Feb 12, 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 Care Act...


Feb 12, 2014, 05:02 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 Act...


Jan 02, 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...


Oct 21, 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,...


Jan 31, 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 years...


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

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 2011 Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment Report, released on November 8, 2012, showed that the...


Sep 12, 2012, 04:37 ET Medicaid Managed Care Drug Rebates Saved States, Feds $1.6 Billion in First Year

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) on Monday released a new report "States' Collection of Rebates for...


Jun 28, 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...


May 02, 2012, 04:22 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 health...


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

A new report from actuarial consulting firm Milliman, Inc. shows a provision of the health reform law intended to tax health insurance companies to...


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

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) welcomes Ms. Michelle Martin as Director of their recently established Center for Best Practices. Ms. Martin...


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

The June 2011 Commonwealth Fund Issue Brief, "Assessing the Financial Health of Medicaid Managed Care Plans and the Quality of Patient Care They...


May 18, 2011, 03:45 ET Medicaid Health Plans of America's Center for Best Practices Honors Health Plan Programs for Improving Access, Quality of Care of Medicaid Enrollees

Today, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) and its Center for Best Practices presented a select few of its member health plans with awards for...


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

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) commends Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) ...


May 04, 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

The Center for Best Practices, a new affiliate organization of Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), today announced the receipt of financial...


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

In response to the latest budget proposals from Congress and the Administration, Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA), the leading trade...


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

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) and its member companies fully support the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority...