Our leaders must continue to develop and experiment with alternatives that deliver Alabama solutions for Alabama problems.
While Governor Robert Bentley continues to stand firm against the expansion of Medicaid, the proponents of an expansion continue to insist that Alabama grow a […]
API examines Alabama’s Medicaid program in terms of patient use and care.
Medicaid expenditures have increased by over 50% in the last decade, now consuming over 33% of the strained State General Fund budget. Unlike the current fee-for-service […]
Medicaid costs continue to increase. In 2011, costs totalled $5,005,978,072. By utilizing commercial managed care the state could save an estimated $1 Billion dollars over […]
After the fiscal crises of the last several years, Alabama Medicaid is in dire need of structural reforms. The Alabama Medicaid Advisory Commission recently concluded […]
Alabama has seen a 25 percent increase in Medicaid enrollees since 2008. Currently, Medicaid in Alabama focuses on delivery of health care services rather than […]
API examines Alabama’s Medicaid budget’s growth.
In Alabama, Medicaid is the largest program providing medical and health-related services to the poor. Each dollar Alabama allocates to Medicaid attracts $2.78 in federal […]
Many Alabamians may be unaware that Medicaid is the second largest budget item for Alabama’s state government at $5.23 billion in combined state and federal […]