Arise legislative update: State health officer says Alabama will have 'a different Medicaid program in 2014'

Alabama's Medicaid program could begin to take on a new look as soon as next year, State Health Officer Don Williamson told the House's General Fund budget committee Wednesday. Williamson said Medicaid must move toward a payment structure that rewards health outcomes rather than the performance of services. This legislative update highlights the state health officer's discussion of Medicaid's structural and financial future in Alabama.

Read ACPP policy analyst Chris Sanders' legislative update here.

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