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
Medicaid Health Plans of America educates legislators on managed Medicaid issues >>
May 12, 2015 - MHPA and its member companies from across the country convene on Capitol Hill at its annual legislative fly-in. MCOs including Anthem, Centene, Health Partners Plans, and Cardinal Innovations aim to educate lawmakers on issues affecting Medicaid health plans and the disadvantaged Americans they serve.
Medicaid Health Plans of America taps HHS appointee Moore to lead policy team >>
May 11, 2015 -
Jennifer E. Moore, Ph.D., joins Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) today as the national trade association’s vice president of policy and research. Dr. Moore will oversee the trade group’s policy, research, and advocacy staff as they work on behalf of the Medicaid managed care industry. A trained nurse, Dr. Moore will also serve as MHPA’s resident clinical expert.
MHPA member Cardinal Health Solutions winning confidence of North Carolina officials, mental health advocates >>
April 27, 2015 -
Last spring Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions took control of more than $200 million in Medicaid spending for Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, residents with mental illnesses, addictions, autism and similar issues. It was a controversial mandate from the state. County officials wanted to keep local control. Clients and their families feared the focus on cost control would erode care. A year later, many Mecklenburg officials, mental health professionals and advocates say the managed care group, which already had roots in the region, is winning their confidence.
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