Policy & Advocacy
MHPA strongly advocates for Medicaid health plans by promoting industry interests and shaping legislative and regulatory policy at the federal and state levels to positively impact the delivery of health care to our country's most vulnerable populations.
Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA)
Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) is the leading trade association solely focused on representing Medicaid health plans. MHPA is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization formed in 1993 and incorporated in 1995. The mission of MHPA is to develop and advance public policy that controls costs and improves access and delivery of quality health care to Medicaid members. More »
MHPA Updates & Health Care News
New PwC Report: Growth in Medicaid Enrollment and Managed Care Tied to Expansion Status Expansion >>
December 17, 2014 -
A new report from PwC shows Medicaid enrollment grew by 9 million lives in 2014, with the number of Americans covered by private Medicaid health plans increasing even more by 9.3 million. Notably, the report found that the number on Medicaid fee-for-service actually decreased for the first time, dropping by 300,000 enrollees. The report, “The Expanded State of Medicaid in the United States,” shows this growth in Medicaid and Medicaid managed care was largely driven by Medicaid expansion.
View MHPA CEO's presentation on specialty drugs at the FDA/CMS Summit for Payers >>
December 12, 2014 - MHPA President and CEO Jeff Myers presented on specialty drug pricing at the 2014 FDA/CMS Summit for Payers in Washington, DC. View his entertaining and informative slides here.
Capitol Hill lunch briefing today on infant mortality: Reducing Preterm Birth >>
December 11, 2014 - The U.S. preterm birth rate of 11.5% ranks among the worst in the world. The economic toll of preterm birth in the U.S. exceeds $26.2 billion annually. At the noon briefing in the Gold Room, 2168 Rayburn House Office Building, experts will outline the prevalence of preterm birth, racial disparities, short and long-term costs, and risk screening and treatment strategies proven to save lives and dollars. View materials from MHPA's Preterm Birth Leadership Roundtable.
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