Sebelius Discusses Medicaid Expansion, New Pay Models
In a speech at the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius renewed her call for states to work with the Obama administration to implement the Affordable Care Act, specifically urging them to participate in the ACA's Medicaid expansion. She also said that states have an obligation to try new payment models that can help reduce health care costs, such as patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations.
- "Sebelius Urges Docs To Adopt New Pay Models" (Pittman, MedPage Today, 2/4).
- "Kathleen Sebelius: Medicaid Expansionâs Not 'Bait and Switch'" (Millman, Politico, 2/5).