Texas Bill Would Give States Autonomy in Running Medicaid

The Texas Senate has approved a bill that would allow Texas to join an interstate compact designed to change Medicaid and healthcare payment methods, according to a Dallas Morning News report.

The group plans to seek congressional permission to run the state-federal Medicaid program without "interference" from the federal government and to form healthcare collaboratives to test new payment models for incentivizing high quality.

Read the Dallas Morning News report on the Texas bill regarding Medicaid and healthcare payment models.

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