Texas Medicaid Waiver Presents Structuring Challenges (Texas Tribune)

December 30, 2012 – By year’s end, health care providers across Texas will have submitted proposals to state leaders to transform the way they care for the poor and uninsured. They have been spurred by a Medicaid waiver Texas officials sought and received in 2011 from the federal government, one that ties financing to cooperation, cost efficiency and better patient outcomes.  The so-called transformation waiver could potentially bring Texas’ health care industry a $29 billion infusion over the next five years — if hospitals and providers can figure out how to create a system that will reap the benefits.

Link to Full Article: http://www.texastribune.org/texas-health-resources/health-reform-and-texas/medicaid-waiver-presents-structuring-challenges/

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