Documents for December 2011


Kansas KIDS COUNT 2011

December 15, 2011

2011 Kansas KIDS COUNT report issued by Kansas Action for Children.

KHIE HIO application

December 14, 2011

CDC survey

December 14, 2011

CDC 2011 survey of health insurance coverage

KNI Audit Report

December 13, 2011

Performance Audit Report: Kansas Neurological Institute: Evaluating the Efficiency of the Institute's Operations and the Cost and Safety Implications of Moving Its Residents into Local Communities.

Exploring Accreditation

December 9, 2011

Final recommendations for a voluntary national accreditation program for state and local public health departments. The report was prepared by the major public health associations: APHA, ASTHO, NACCHO and NALBOH.

Assessing Medicaid MCOs

December 5, 2011

A report assessing the financial health of Medicaid managed care plans and the quality of patient care they provide

Medicaid managed care report 2005

December 5, 2011

2005 national summary of state Medicaid managed care programs.

Medicaid managed care report 2010

December 5, 2011

2010 report on state Medicaid managed care programs.

New Mexico program evaluation

December 5, 2011

New Mexico evaluation of Medicaid managed care program

Has managed care reduced costs?

December 5, 2011

"Has the Shift to Managed Care Reduced Medicaid Expenditures? Evidence from State and Local-level Mandates," a July 2011 study for the National Bureau of Economic Research by Mark Duggan and Tamara Hayford.

Medical Loss Ratio Rule

December 2, 2011

On Dec. 2, HHS released its final medical loss ratio rule. In it, the administration rejected an NAIC recommendation to exclude fees paid to insurance agents and brokers from insurance companies' allowable administrative costs.

Score card 3

December 1, 2011

Score card 2

December 1, 2011

Score card 1

December 1, 2011

Exchange implementation Q&A

December 1, 2011

HHS extends deadline

December 1, 2011