May 9, 2018 | Rosemarie Day

HealthcareDive: CMS rejects Kansas plan to create lifetime Medicaid limits

“Rosemarie Day, president of Day Health Strategies and former chief operating officer for Massachusetts’ Medicaid program, recently told Healthcare Dive that work requirements are difficult and costly to administer. “Requiring people to work for their healthcare also creates a real Catch-22,” she said. “If a person loses their health coverage for not working, but they MORE

April 24, 2018 | Rosemarie Day and Niko Lehman-White

Four MACRA-Related Payment Changes that Medicare Providers Need to Know in 2018

It has been three years since the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) passed the House and Senate with over 90% support, representing the most substantial change to government-funded healthcare since the Affordable Care Act. It alters the payment system for Medicare through the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Advanced Payment Model (APM) tracks, MORE

April 17, 2018 | Ross Weiler

HealthPayer Intelligence: How Payers Can Succeed in Association Health Plan Markets

“Ross Weiler, principal at Day Health Strategies, concurs with other health plan experts and believes the new market would drastically affect health plan affordability within the regulated markets. Weiler added that payers participating in ACA-compliant health markets may experience harsh financial losses. “As AHPs grow the ACA-compliant risk pools which currently cover about 12 million MORE