Medicaid Eligibility for Families and Children
This paper provides an overview of Medicaid eligibility policy and examines two groups of Americans in particular – low-income children and nondisabled adults under 65 – and summarizes the statutory and regulatory pathways to Medicaid eligibility available to them as individuals. The paper concludes with a discussion of policy options available to states under current law for increasing Medicaid eligibility for these two groups.
also of interest
- Getting into Gear for 2014: Shifting New Medicaid Eligibility and Enrollment Policies into Drive
- Getting into Gear for 2014: Findings From a 50-State Survey of Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal and Cost-Sharing Policies in Medicaid and CHIP, 2012-2013
- Faces of the Medicaid Expansion: How Obtaining Medicaid Coverage Impacts Low-Income Adults