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How Nonelderly Adults with Disabilities Could Be Affected by Medicaid Restructuring

Medicaid covers nearly 7 million nonelderly adults with disabilities in the U.S. Learn what the American Health Care Act could mean for their health care and coverage.

Implications of Reduced Federal Medicaid Funds: How Could States Fill the Funding Gap?

We examine the fiscal implications of state actions to offset the loss of federal Medicaid funding to maintain rather than cut Medicaid programs.

Infographic: Medicaid’s Role in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

A 1-page distillation of information and statistics about the opioid epidemic and Medicaid’s role in covering addiction treatment services.

Key Themes in Section 1115 Medicaid Expansion Waivers

We look at waivers that implement the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and highlight themes in approved, pending, and denied provisions to date as well as key issues to watch.

The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review

Our summary reviews findings from 108 studies of the impact of state Medicaid expansions under the ACA published between January 2014 and January 2017.

Restructuring Medicaid in the American Health Care Act: Five Key Considerations

  • Per capita cap
  • State variation
  • Impact on state Medicaid programs
  • State budget pressure
  • Medicaid expansion

Key Questions: Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waivers

A look at the current landscape of demonstration waivers and what to watch going forward.

Video Slideshow: What’s at Stake Under a Block Grant or Per Capita Cap?

An explainer on how Medicaid is financed, whom it covers and how spending is distributed across groups, as policymakers consider restructuring the program.

Views of Governors and Insurance Commissioners on ACA Repeal and Medicaid

This brief summarizes responses from governors and insurance commissioners in 35 states, including DC, to a request from members in the House of Representatives for state input on health care reforms.

5 Key Questions: Medicaid Block Grants & Per Capita Caps

  • What Medicaid financing changes are being considered?
  • How would a block grant work?
  • How would a per capita cap work?
  • What details do you need to know?
  • What are the implications of these changes?

Data Note: Variation in Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending Across States

Per enrollee spending in Medicaid varies greatly across states and groups of enrollees. It is higher, on average, among the aged and individuals with disabilities due to the higher use of complex acute services and long-term care, and lower for other adults and children.

State Medicaid Fact Sheets

Our fact sheets highlight the role and reach of Medicaid in every state.

Medicaid Expansion States, By Governors' Political Party

Total newly eligible Medicaid expansion
enrollees: 10.7 million

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