Room for Interpretation Causes of Variation in County Medicaid Asset Transfer Rates, Opportunities for Cost Reduction

Source: Courtney Burke, Barbara Stubblebine and Kelly Stengel, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, The New York State Health Policy Research Center, August 2010

New York State’s assumption of county Medicaid administration could reduce costs, but big savings will depend on improved administrative processes, according to this Institute report. The report examines differences in Medicaid nursing home eligibility denials among counties as an illustration of the challenges the state will face in taking over administration of Medicaid.
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