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
- Economic and Fiscal Trends in Expansion and Non-Expansion States: What We Know Leading Up to 2014
- Medicaid Financing: How Does it Work and What are the Implications?
- Medicaid Expansion, Health Coverage, and Spending: An Update for the 21 States That Have Not Expanded Eligibility
- The Effects of the Medicaid Expansion on State Budgets: An Early Look in Select States