Medicaid Could See Uptick in State Behavioral Health Investments

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– Politico

Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, was mentioned by Politico in an article that provides a roundup of updates in healthcare innovation, reform, technology and legislation.

The publication referenced Manatt Health’s white paper “Manatt on Medicaid: 10 Trends to Watch in 2018,” saying that it “reads the tea leaves” on big changes in Medicaid. Mann was one of the coauthors of the white paper.

“Policy experts including former CMS administrator Cindy Mann foresee big changes in Medicaid this year,” the publication explains, “including an uptick in states’ investments in behavioral health to lower the cost of long-term care.”

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