Health Headlines for March 15, 2022

Legislature looks to nix Hochul’s Medicaid managed-care procurement

Crain’s NY

The New York Assembly and Senate’s one-house budget plans rejected Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal to bid out the state’s $60 billion Medicaid managed care program.

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NYC comptroller: Health coverage for undocumented New Yorkers would aid economy

State of Politics

The proposed “Coverage for All” legislation for the undocumented has won the backing of immigration advocacy organizations as well as health insurance companies.

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New York budget talks: Where the governor and legislature stand on key issues

Politico Pro

The Legislature rejected the Governor’s Medicaid managed care procurement proposal and included expansion of health coverage for low-income undocumented immigrants.

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States are eyeing a public option through rose-colored glasses

Forbes

The state-level public options that have taken root thus far aren’t delivering on their promises.

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