Serving Low-Income Families Through Premium Assistance: A Look At Recent State Activity
This issue paper examines the policies in the HIFA waiver initiative that provide incentives for states to use Medicaid/SCHIP funds to assist in the purchase of private insurance options. It also reports on how states have responded to these new policies and what key policy questions are raised about premium assistance programs.
Issue Paper (.pdf)
also of interest
- Medicaid Expansion through Premium Assistance: Key Issues for Beneficiaries in Arkansas’ Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver Proposal
- A Look at Section 1115 Medicaid Demonstration Waivers Under the ACA: A Focus on Childless Adults
- Premium Assistance in Medicaid and CHIP: An Overview of Current Options and Implications of the Affordable Care Act