Improving Transparency and Accountability of Supplemental Payments and State Financing Methods

Garcia-Diaz, Daniel
November 2015
GAO Reports;11/3/2015, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article discusses a report by the U.S. Government Accountability (GAO) on the U.S. Medicaid, as of November 2015. It discusses lack of transparency in Medicaid supplemental payments made in the U.S., and states that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) holds the responsibility to ensure that the U.S. state payments are consistent with Medicaid payment principles. It presents the suggestions made by GAO to the U.S. congress and CMS for enhancing transparency in Medicaid.


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