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Krieg DeVault’s attorneys have an extensive history of working with our clients to successfully achieve various Medicaid reform initiatives, ranging in scope from statewide program expansions to the development of hospital specific program improvements.  Having previously worked in various aspects of the industry, our team of Medicaid attorneys bring real world experience to help our clients navigate the legal, political, financial and operational realities to achieve our clients’ goals.  Whether it is creating innovative strategies to improve current programs or responding to broad reform initiatives happening at a state or national level, we work with our clients to provide strategic advice and analyze how new policies can impact our clients’ business processes.

Medicaid Reform

  • Innovative program reform design
  • Medicaid work requirements
  • Medicaid waiver design and federal negotiation support, including Section 1115 waivers
  • Financing structures to support reform initiatives (i.e. hospital assessment fee)
  • Delivery system and payment reform, including value based purchasing programs

Behavioral Health

  • Substance use disorder (SUD) waivers
  • Strategies for expanded coverage of behavioral health and SUD services

Strategic Planning

  • Revenue enhancement strategies 
  • Managed care contracting and oversite strategies
  • Strategic business planning, including growth strategy
  • Relationship building with government partners, managed care payers, and providers