What Medicaid Cost-Containment Actions Have States Taken in 2012?

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Here is a table of Medicaid cost-containment actions 50 states and Washington, D.C., have taken in 2012, according to an analysis by Kaiser State Health Facts.

According to the data:

•    44 states and D.C. have cut provider payments.
•    32 states and D.C. have implemented pharmacy controls.
•    18 states have restricted or reduced benefits.
•    2 states have cut eligibility.
•    6 states have implemented new or higher copays.
•    10 states have implemented cost-containment initiatives for long-term care.

Provider Payments

Pharmacy Controls

Benefit Reductions

Eligibility Cuts

Copays

Changes to Application and Renewal

LTC

Alabama

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Alaska

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Arizona

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Arkansas

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

California

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Colorado

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Connecticut

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Delaware

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

District of Columbia

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Florida

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Georgia

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Hawaii

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

Idaho

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Illinois

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Indiana

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Iowa

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Kansas

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Kentucky

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Louisiana

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Maine

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Maryland

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Massachusetts

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Michigan

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Minnesota

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

Mississippi

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Missouri

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Montana

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Nebraska

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Nevada

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

New Hampshire

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

New Jersey

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

New Mexico

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

New York

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

North Carolina

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

North Dakota

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Ohio

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Oklahoma

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

Oregon

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Pennsylvania

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

Rhode Island

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

No

South Carolina

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

South Dakota

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Tennessee

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Texas

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Utah

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Vermont

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Virginia

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

Yes

Washington

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

West Virginia

No

No

No

No

No

No

No

Wisconsin

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Wyoming

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No



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