In the ever-changing landscape of healthcare, SMAs (State Medicaid Agencies) are tasked w/the ever-growing demands of maintaining legacy systems while keeping up to date w/current operational demands that require more agility than aging computer systems and architecture currently allow. As with any governmental entity, the question of funding inevitably comes up. Who the heck is going to pay for all of this? This blog article from the 3M Health Information blog brings up some good points that were gleaned from a conference back in March.
What are your thoughts?