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)
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