News

RCO implementation on schedule as new regions offered to other probationary RCOs
Feb 28, 2017  -  MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Medicaid Agency has been notified that Envolve, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Centene, is ending its agreement as a capital contributor with all five Alabama Healthcare Advantage (AHA) organizations that had planned to operate as Regional Care Organizations this fall. Alabama Medicaid Commissioner Stephanie Azar said the AHA organizations have notified the Agency that they intend to end their pursuit of full certification, pending a final decision by the five regional boards in the upcoming days.
Public Hearing set for input on Medicaid’s Plan First 1115 Demonstration Waiver
Jan 27, 2017  -  Providers, recipients and other interested individuals will have the opportunity to provide input on the Alabama Medicaid Agency’s Plan First program during a March public hearing in Montgomery.
Medicaid closes nine Alabama offices on Friday, January 6
Jan 6, 2017  -  All Alabama Medicaid offices, with the exception of Mobile and Dothan, have been closed due to inclement weather. This includes offices in Birmingham, Decatur, Florence, Gadsden, Huntsville, Montgomery, Opelika, Selma and Tuscaloosa.
Alabama Legislature boosts Medicaid budget in special session
Sep 14, 2016  -  The Alabama Medicaid Agency will again move forward with its plans to implement managed care for Medicaid recipients following a special legislative session that increased funding to the agency for current operations and for implementation of Regional Care Organizations.

Recent News and Events


Date 
Feb 28, 2017 RCO implementation on schedule as new regions offered to other probationary RCOs
Jan 27, 2017 Public Hearing set for input on Medicaid’s Plan First 1115 Demonstration Waiver
Jan 6, 2017 Medicaid closes nine Alabama offices on Friday, January 6
Sep 14, 2016 Alabama Legislature boosts Medicaid budget in special session
Sep 14, 2016 Medicaid to request July 1, 2017 start for Regional Care Organizations
Sep 14, 2016 Medicaid seeks long-term care ideas during statewide meetings
Sep 14, 2016 RCO Program Public Forum set for Montgomery September 21, 2016
Aug 24, 2016 Access Monitoring Review Plan
Aug 17, 2016 Interested in changing Medicaid's Long Term Care system? Online survey seeks your opinion!
Aug 17, 2016 Public Forum on Regional Care Organization Program to be Held September 21, 2016
Jun 15, 2016 Public Forum set for input on Medicaid’s Plan First 1115 Demonstration Waiver
May 12, 2016 Budget shortfall prompts Agency to seek delay for RCO start date
May 12, 2016 Alabama Medicaid budget cuts likely without additional funding
May 12, 2016 Alabama Medicaid will be part of new Children’s Cabinet initiative
May 12, 2016 RCO outreach efforts expand to include more stakeholders
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