Tag Archives: Medicaid

CNSI Secures $123M Contract to Support Medicaid System for Wyoming DoH; Todd Stottlemyer Quoted

CNSI CEO Todd Stottlemyer

CNSI has been awarded an 11-year, $123.2 million contract by the Wyoming Department of Health, Division of Healthcare Financing, to design, implement and operate a new Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) for the state’s Medicaid program, CNSI reported on Tuesday. Work began in March 2020. 

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KDHE, DXT Technologies Receives Stage 1 Medicaid Certification; Seema Verma Comments

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in collaboration with DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), announced a new certification from the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Stage 1 within the Kansas Modular Medicaid System (KMMS), DXC Technology announced on Thursday

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Senate OKs Fiscal 2018 Budget Resolution

The Senate voted 51-49 Thursday to approve its fiscal 2018 budget resolution that would authorize a tax reform plan, The Hill reported Thursday. The budget measure proposes to increase defense spending levels at current rates to reach $684 billion by 2027 and reduce nondefense spending in succeeding years that would result …

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CBO: Federal Budget Shortfall Rose to $668B in FY 2017

A new Congressional Budget Office report says the federal budget deficit in fiscal year 2017 ended Sept. 30 reached $668 billion, approximately $82 billion higher than the shortfall recorded in the previous fiscal year. CBO said Friday the FY 2017 budget shortfall was equivalent to 3.5 percent of the U.S. gross domestic …

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GAO: Federal Improper Payments Reached $144B in Fiscal 2016

The Government Accountability Office has found that the federal government recorded approximately $144 billion in improper payments in fiscal 2016. GAO said in a report published Wednesday the figure was linked to 112 federal programs across 22 agencies and those programs include Medicare, Medicaid and earned income tax credit. Medicare-related programs such …

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CSG Principal Amanda Starr Joins CMS’ Medicaid IT Architecture Governance Board

Amanda Starr, a principal of the healthcare and human services practice at CSG Government Solutions, has joined the Medicaid Information Technology Architecture Governance Board of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CSG said Monday the board works to ensure that the MITA Framework meets Medicaid regulations, policies and procedures and supports efforts to …

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CBO: Federal Deficit Hits $522B in First 6 Months of FY 2017

A new Congressional Budget Office report says the federal budget deficit for the first half of fiscal 2017 reached $522 billion, approximately $63 billion higher than the agency’s shortfall estimates for the same period in FY 2016. CBO said in the report published Friday the total amount of receipts associated with corporate and individual …

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