Current Issues in Medicaid Financing – An Overview of IGTs, UPLs, and DSH
Medicaid is financed jointly by the federal government and states. This shared financing has produced tension at times over the appropriate share of the cost of the program. This report explains briefly the mechanisms used by states in recent years to finance their share of Medicaid expenditures.
Issue Brief (.pdf)
also of interest
- The Role of Medicaid in State Economies and the ACA
- How Do Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Payments Change Under the ACA?
- Managing a High Performing Medicaid Program
- Medicaid in a Historic Time of Transformation: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014