Medicaid in a Crunch: A Mid-FY 2009 Update on State Medicaid Issues in a Recession
This report relays the perspective of leading state Medicaid directors to describe the fiscal strain on Medicaid and other safety-net programs as enrollment swells and state tax revenues shrink, raising the prospect of program cutbacks. It draws on focused interviews with leading Medicaid directors in November 2008. It augments the most recent Medicaid budget survey report that was based on a survey and interviews with all state Medicaid directors in July and August 2008, at the beginning of state fiscal year 2009.
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- Medicaid Enrollment & Spending Growth: FY 2015 & 2016
- Medicaid Reforms to Expand Coverage, Control Costs and Improve Care: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016
- Medicaid and Its Role in State/Federal Budgets and Health Reform: A Fact Sheet