Section 1115 Medicaid and SCHIP Waivers: Policy Implications of Recent Activities
This policy brief provides an overview of recent Section 1115 waivers and a discussion of key issues. The HIFA initiative, combined with state fiscal pressures, have led to an increase in the number of states seeking Section 1115 waivers. Many of these recent waivers stake out new ground in terms of the scope of changes in coverage that they permit.
- Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
- A Look at Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waivers Under the ACA: A Focus on Childless Adults
- California’s Health Care Environment and Health Reform Efforts: June 2013 Update
- Medicaid Expansion through Premium Assistance: Key Issues for Beneficiaries in Arkansas’ Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Proposal