A look at Medicaid’s role for 52 million nonelderly children and adults living in the most rural areas in the United States — and how expansions or reductions in Medicaid could affect these areas.
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.
Medicaid Restructuring: Key Resources Related to the Debate Over Medicaid Financing
- Data Note: What if Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending Growth Had Been Limited to CPI-M from 2001-2011?
- Implications of Reduced Federal Medicaid Funds: How Could States Fill the Funding Gap?
- 5 Key Questions: Medicaid Block Grants & Per Capita Caps
- Medicaid’s Role: What’s at Stake Under a Block Grant or Per Capita Cap?
- Medicaid Restructuring and Implications for Behavioral Health Care
- Medicaid Restructuring and Nonelderly Adults with Disabilities
A look at the role of managed care in Medicaid and differences in managed care growth between states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and states that did not.
Medicaid is a key tool in curbing the HIV epidemic, providing coverage to many with HIV and increasing states’ capacity for treatment.
An explainer on how Medicaid is financed, whom it covers and how spending is distributed across groups, as policymakers consider restructuring the program.
Medicaid highlights from governors’ proposed budgets for state fiscal year 2018, which runs July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 in most states.
A 1-page distillation of information and statistics about the opioid epidemic and Medicaid’s role in covering addiction treatment services.
- Most doctors (70%) accept new Medicaid patients
- Access to care in Medicaid is comparable to private insurance
- Evidence about Medicaid’s impact on health outcomes continues to emerge
Section 1115 waivers provide states an avenue to test new approaches in Medicaid that differ from federal program rules. They generally reflect priorities identified by states and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
Our summary reviews findings from 108 studies of the impact of state Medicaid expansions under the ACA published between January 2014 and January 2017.
A look at the current landscape of demonstration waivers and what to watch going forward.
A review of children’s coverage today and a look at what’s at stake in debates around funding for CHIP.
Our fact sheets highlight the role and reach of Medicaid in every state.
Total newly eligible Medicaid expansion
enrollees: 10.7 million