Posts Tagged ‘Affordable Care Act and Medicaid’

Infographic: Economic Impact of the Medicaid Expansion in Michigan

February 6th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

Economic Impact of the Medicaid Expansion in MichiganUnder its Medicaid expansion program, the Michigan state government will end up with more money than it spends, even as costs rise, according to a new infographic by the Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation at the University of Michigan.

The infographic looks at the impact of Michigan’s Medicaid expansion on job creation, tax revenue on increased economic activity and cost avoidance from other safety net programs.

Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex PopulationsAsked by its C-suite to quantify contributions of its multidisciplinary care team for its highest-risk patients, AltaMed Health Services Corporation readily identified seven key performance metrics associated with the team.

Having demonstrated the team’s bottom line impact on specialty costs, emergency room visits, and HEDIS® measures, among other areas, the largest independent federally qualified community health center (FQHC) was granted additional staff to expand care management for its safety net population.

Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex Populations chronicles AltaMed’s four-phase rollout of care coordination for dual eligibles—a population with higher hospitalization and utilization and care costs twice those of any other population served by AltaMed.

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Infographic: A Downsized Medicaid Expansion

June 25th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Thirty-two million uninsured Americans were expected to be covered through the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. However, as of May, only 21 states have decided to expand Medicaid and six states have not decided if they will expand.

Pew Charitable Trusts has developed an infographic that examines how many people in the United States are uninsured, their demographic status, projected cost of expanding, along with a map of each states status on Medicaid expansion.

A Downsized Medicaid Expansion

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Dual Eligibles: The New Growth Opportunities Ahead for Health Plans.