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  • Medicaid Releases Episode Thresholds

    The Arkansas Medicaid program has released the cost threshold targets for its initial set of treatment episodes under the episode of care payment model. Those thresholds are: Non-specific Acute Ambulatory Upper Respiratory Infection $46-67 Acute Pharyngitis $60 – $80 Acute Sinusitis $68 – $87 Perinatal Care $3394 – $3906 ADHD Level I $1547 – $2223 ADHD Level II $5403 – $7112 DHS has filed the appropriate paperwork to begin the process of obtaining legislative review of the episode of care… Read More

  • US Supreme Court Upholds Mandate

    On Thursday, June 28, the US Supreme Court issued its much anticipated ruling on the Obama health reform law. In a 5-4 decision the Court upheld the controversial individual mandate while negating a provision related… Read More