HCBS Access Act introduced in Congress

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Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to enhance and broaden Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). The bill, the HCBS Access Act (S. 762/H.R. 1493, aims to address the long-standing problem of the waiting list for Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) by putting home and community care on equal […]

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Senate Bill Aims to Speed Process of Prior Authorization for Medicare Advantage

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Bipartisan legislation introduced in the United States Senate would ease, standardize, and speed the process of prior authorization in Medicare Advantage plans. The Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act, would automate the prior authorization process in Medicare Advantage plans through electronic submission of prior authorization requests with real-time determinations by the MA plans. The legislation […]

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