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J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (3): 599–611.
Published: 01 June 2015
... groups, and the problematic situation of the medically uninsured population. Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 health care reform Medicaid expansion health care waivers Pennsylvania state government Enacted in 2010 by a slim Democratic margin, the landmark Patient...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (2): 247–284.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Colleen M. Grogan; Phillip M. Singer; David K. Jones Abstract Seven states have used Section 1115 waivers to expand Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While each state pursued a unique plan, there are similarities in the types of changes each state desired to make. Equally important...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2022) 47 (4): 497–518.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Erika Crable; David K. Jones; Alexander Y. Walley; Jacqueline Milton Hicks; Allyn Benintendi; Mari-Lynn Drainoni Abstract Context: In 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urged state Medicaid programs to use 1115 waiver demonstrations to expand substance use treatment benefits...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2017) 42 (6): 1039–1064.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Marian Jarlenski; Philip Rocco; Renuka Tipirneni; Amy Jo Kennedy; Nivedita Gunturi; Julie Donohue Abstract Since the Supreme Court decided that the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) Medicaid expansion is optional for the states, several have obtained federal approval to use Section 1115 waivers to expand...
in Shaping Health Policy for Low-Income Populations: An Assessment of Public Comments in a New Medicaid Waiver Process > Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
Published: 01 December 2017
Figure 3 Associations between Mentions of Specific Waiver Provisions and Support, Conditional Support, or Opposition to Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers Note : Includes 291 comment letters submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding waiver applications in Arkansas, Iowa More
J Health Polit Policy Law (2019) 44 (2): 315–331.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Brad Wright; Anna Porter; Phillip M. Singer; David K. Jones Abstract Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) establishes state innovation waivers, which if approved allow states to waive certain ACA requirements, provided that insurance coverage remains comparable to the ACA with respect...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (5): 1089–1098.
Published: 01 October 2014
... and Affordable Care Act–alternative waivers scheduled to begin in 2017. Arkansas's private option uses federal funds to purchase marketplace silver-level qualified health plans for low-income, low-risk participants, while “medically frail” adults are covered through Medicaid. By improving the size and risk...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (5): 1099–1111.
Published: 01 October 2014
... for waivers from Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and “any other federal law relating to the provision of health care items or services.” This article reviews the statutory provisions and related regulations of this new and unprecedented state waiver authority, as well...
J Health Polit Policy Law 10910269.
Published: 31 July 2023
...Sara E. Fischer; Lucia Vitale; Akinyi Lisa Agutu; Matthew M. Kavanagh Abstract Context : To facilitate the manufacturing of COVID-19 medical products, in October 2020, India and South Africa proposed a waiver of certain WTO intellectual property (IP) provisions. After 18 months, a narrow agreement...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2007) 32 (6): 971–1004.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Frank J. Thompson; Courtney Burke Executive federalism emphasizes collaboration between the executive branches at the national and state levels to transform grant programs through the implementation process. In this regard, Medicaid demonstration waivers loomed large during the presidencies of Bill...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2015) 40 (6): 1203–1212.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Heather Howard; Galen Benshoof Abstract In the federalist spirit of the rest of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), section 1332 of the law authorizes new optional waivers for state innovation. These waivers, 1332 waivers, as they have become known, offer states the flexibility to refashion...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 June 1988
...Susan S. Laudicina; Brian Burwell This article presents the findings of a national survey of Medicaid home and community-based care waiver programs established under Section 2176 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981. The article documents the ways states have used their waiver authority...
J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (4): 663–681.
Published: 01 August 1988
...Stephen Zuckerman; John Holahan This paper compares the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) to four all-payer rate-setting systems that operated under HCFA waiver authority. The study examines the experience of Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurers under the two approaches. Data from...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2020) 45 (4): 633–646.
Published: 01 August 2020
..., reorganizations, funding decisions, and more. Presidents Obama and Trump employed most of these tools in an effort to shape the implementation and outcomes of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) during its first decade. This article focuses on the Obama and Trump administrations' use of comprehensive waivers to shape...
J Health Polit Policy Law 10989687.
Published: 06 October 2023
...Phillip M. Singer; Daniel Skinner; Brad Wright Abstract Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides states unprecedented flexibility to alter federal health policy. We analyze state waiver activity from 2019 to 2023, applying a comparative approach to understand waivers proposed...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2018) 43 (2): 305–323.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Dylan H. Roby; Christopher J. Louis; Mallory M. Johnson Cole; Natalie Chau; Bridgette Wiefling; David C. Salsberry; Evan King; Allen Miller Abstract The New York Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) waiver was viewed as a prototype for Medicaid and safety net redesign waivers...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (2): 357–374.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Edward Alan Miller; Nicole Huberfeld; David K. Jones Abstract The Trump administration's Healthy Adult Opportunity waiver follows a long history of Republican attempts to retrench the Medicaid program through block grants and to markedly reduce federal spending while providing states...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (3): 505–526.
Published: 01 June 2021
... and finance a postpartum Medicaid extension: (1) a federal waiver, which requires approval from the CMS but may also allow access to federal matching funds; or (2) a “state-only” approach fully financed by the state. Table 1 State Policy Activity to Extend Postpartum Medicaid in 2020 State...
J Health Polit Policy Law (2016) 41 (2): 287–300.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Brad Wright; Andrew J. Potter; Matthew C. Nattinger Abstract Iowa is one of six states to expand Medicaid through section 1115 waivers. Iowa's alternative approach to Medicaid expansion, known as the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan, was the result of a bipartisan compromise, motivated by the pending...
J Health Polit Policy Law 10910242.
Published: 31 July 2023
... that emerged to scale-up access in LMICs involved either voluntary arrangements under COVAX or a TRIPs waiver to allow immediate access to intellectual property. However, an additional constraint on access is weak and ineffective supply chains within LMICs that have been eroded over several decades of health...