The ACA Medicaid expansion has garnered different responses from statelawmakers – Democratics and Republicans as well as governors and legislatures. While it does not cover how every state has enacted the ACA Medicaid expansion, this fact sheet highlights some of the different actions state lawmakers have taken in response to the ACA Medicaid expansion.
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To help reporters understand the national landscape and issues surrounding the Medicaid expansion, KFF holds a web briefing exclusively for journalists with Medicaid experts Laura Snyder and Robin Rudowitz.
In this column for The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, Drew Altman discusses how Democratic victories in several close gubernatorial races on Tuesday could revive efforts to expand Medicaid.
This fact sheet provides a summary of the waiver request in New Hampshire. New Hampshire has already implemented the ACA Medicaid expansion, but state legislation required the state to submit a waiver to implement mandatory Qualified Health Plan (QHP) premium assistance beginning in January 2016.
This analysis provides an early look at the impact of the expansion for homeless providers and the patients they serve. It is based on focus groups conducted with administrators, providers, and enrollment workers at four sites serving homeless individuals in states that have expanded Medicaid (Albuquerque, NM; Baltimore, MD; Chicago, IL; and Portland, OR) and one site in a state that has not expanded (Jacksonville, FL), as well as administrative data collected from the sites.
As additional states consider whether to implement the ACA Medicaid expansion, some have raised pursuing waiver authority to tie Medicaid eligibility for adults under the expansion to work requirements. This fact sheet profiles uninsured adults who could gain Medicaid coverage under the ACA by their relationship to the workforce and job-based coverage.
The Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion provides a significant opportunity to increase health coverage and improve access to care for individuals experiencing homelessness, who historically have had high uninsured rates and often have multiple, complex physical and mental health needs. On Monday, December 15, 2014, the Kaiser Family Foundation hosted a…
Drew Altman, in The Wall Street Journal’s Think Tank, explores what non-expanding red states are eyeing in red states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
This fact sheet describes Michigan’s 1115 waiver demonstration project, Healthy Michigan, which expands the State’s Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).