McKnight's June 28, 2022
Medicaid admissions — or obstacles to admission — have been a growing topic of interest for our readers and regulators in recent months.
Last week, I wrote about the possibility of rate increases and even a potential new Medicaid revenue source in Ohio. In the state next door, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) has proposed the first Medicaid rate increase in nearly a decade, but it’s just a fraction of what state association leaders say they’ll need to comply with tougher regulations and keep their doors open.
As various states grapple with reimbursement, there seems to be a growing sentiment that even the best, most well-intentioned increases won’t be good enough to keep up with inflation.
And that will compound...