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Mike Cheek
Vice President
Medicaid and Long Term Care Policy

Caroline Haarmann
Senior Director
Medicaid Reimbursement and Research


 State of the States Clearinghouse


One stop shop for key Medicaid and Medicare information.

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Medicaid is the largest source of funding for long term supports and services, including nursing care center and personal care services. The majority of Medicaid dollars is spent on services for the elderly and persons with disabilities. AHCA provides both resources and solutions for members to complex Medicaid issues at the state and federal level. ​​​​​​​​​




Medicaid Reform Policy Principles
With growing demand for Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS), the challenge to policymakers is to respond to the need and assure adequate safeguards to protect the most frail beneficiaries. Find out more about AHCA's framework for Medicaid finance reform. Read more >>

Managed Long Term Services and Supports
AHCA's first analysis of existing Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) structures found that the managed long term care model has unclear cost savings and quality outcomes. Access AHCA's guiding principles, analysis, and toolkit for members only. Read more >>

Affordable Care Act
Access the latest health reform analysis and tools for long term and post-acute care facilities, including Affordable Care Act webinars, an implementation checklist, health care coverage and employer requirements, and more. Read more >>


 Medicaid Resources by Type


AHCA publishes toolkits for members on key Medicaid issues. The toolkits include background information, talking points, templates, and more. Current Toolkits: Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports Read more>>


A form of guidance on Medicaid policy and/or programs, AHCA's principles are designed to inform members, policymakers, members of the media, and the general public. Current Principles: Medicaid Reform, Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports Read more>

AHCA regularly publishes short papers on Medicaid policy. These papers are designed for members, legislators, and members of the public. Current Papers/Briefs: Medicaid Principles, Medicaid Expansion, the Value of Medicaid, Provider Assessments
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Medicaid Reports
Each year, AHCA publishes Medicaid reports designed to inform stakeholders about the issues that exist about Medicaid funding for long term and post-acute care. Current Medicaid Reports: 2013 Medicaid Shortfalls Report, Medicaid Managed Long Term Services and Supports Read more>>

For members only, AHCA's recorded webinars include a wealth of timely information from experts on Medicaid issues. Current Webinars: Provider Assessments, Bad Debt, Dual Eligibles, more Read more>>