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The latest news about Health Policy Source, Inc. as seen in some of the Nation's leading publications.

Medicaid ACOs and State Delivery Reforms

Jenny Gladieux has recently co-authored a book chapter on Medicaid ACOs in the American Health Lawyers Association’s ACO Handbook: A Guide to Accountable Care Organizations (2d ed. 2015). The article covers what’s happening in state delivery reform efforts in 16 states that have elected to allow providers to join together in providing better, smarter care to their Medicaid beneficiaries.

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March 31, 2015

McMorris Rodgers Gears Up For Key Health Role With Return To E&C Health Panel

“The congresswoman has been a leader on healthcare issues, especially rural and special need issues for years, and Chairman Upton asking her to join the health subcommittee is an asset to the committee and the broader healthcare community,” says Dan Boston, Executive Vice President and Principal at Health Policy Source, Inc.

InsideHealthPolicy.com, April 15, 2013 (Reprinted by permission of Inside Washington Publishers)

White House ‘Doc Fix’ Language Mirrors House Proposal, Raising Hopes for Action

Dan Boston, Executive Vice President and Principal at Health Policy Source, Inc., said, ‘‘The administration’s reinforcing the House Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce efforts on [the sustainable growth rate formula] can only further reinforce the momentum that can—and should—build behind congressional reform efforts.’’

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BNA’s Health Care Daily Report, April 15, 2013

More Cliffs Ahead: Providers Brace For Additional Budgetary and Regulatory Challenges

More Cliffs Ahead

“I think E&M will be talked about a great deal” in upcoming negotiations, says Dan Boston, Executive Vice President and Principal at Health Policy Source, Inc., a Washington-based consulting firm. And while he says hospitals were successful in maneuvering around this issue in the just-ended fiscal-cliff discussions, he thinks this payment area has implications beyond hospitals.

“It's not a hospital payment issue, but an integrated-delivery issue. If we're moving toward more integration and more coordination of care and holding folks accountable, you can't cut them for that,” he says. “What the federal government can do is make sure that the people receiving the benefit are meeting the criteria.”

Modern Healthcare, January 12, 2013

Former CMS Analyst and Veteran Healthcare Consultant Jenny Gladieux Joins Health Policy Source

Health Policy Source Inc., a Washington area health policy advocacy and consulting firm, has hired Jenny Gladieux as a senior health policy analyst.

Gladieux, a veteran of the Centers & Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), brings broad policy expertise in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

‘Her background helps to more fully expand our regulatory and legislative depth in these programs — at a critical juncture after this year’s passage of the Affordable Care Act of 2010,’ the company’s leaders Monica Tencate and Dan Boston said in a statement.

Gladieux has more than 10 years of healthcare policy experience. A graduate of the George Mason School of Law, she worked or consulted for CMS, AARP and several health care-related firms, including Mercer Human Resource Consulting.

CQ HEALTHBEAT, 10/6/10