States that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act are seeing major budget savings, according to reports released in the past month. These budget savings coupled with new data linking Medicaid expansion to job growth in the health care sector add to the reasons why the program makes good sense for states.
Want to know the three most effective ways to get eligible state residents enrolled in Medicaid faster? Learn about the enrollment options states can adopt to bolster and retain the number of residents in their Medicaid programs.
Explains three reasons why states should use data from SNAP (formerly known as food stamps) data to enroll adults in Medicaid without requiring a full application.
Shows how many people will be able to get affordable, comprehensive insurance through the new health insurance marketplaces and how many people the Affordable Care Act has helped so far.
In 2013, we reached out to many states that were actively engaged in the Medicaid expansion debate. These states faced an important decision: whether or not to accept federal dollars to provide health coverage to their uninsured residents through Medicaid.
The Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver recently submitted to the federal government by the Department of Human Services will not include a major reduction in the eligibility level for parents in NJ FamilyCare.
Shows the number of people in each state who have cancer, diabetes, chronic lung disease, or heart disease and who rely on Medicaid, including breakdowns by racial and ethnic group.
Apparently, a New Jersey family of three with an income of $5,500 a year is making too much money to qualify for financial help with health care.
Here’s the back-story: Last week, Governor Christie proposed cutting the maximum income to qualify for Medicaid from $24,645 to an absurdly low $5,317 for a family of three, a whopping one-fifth of the current rate.
Presents new national and state data showing how cutting Medicaid would harm seniors, people with disabilities, their families, state workers, and the long-term care infrastructure.
Protecting Seniors and People with Disabilities: Why It Is Important to Preserve the Maintenance of Effort Requirement in the Affordable Care Act
Discusses how stripping the maintenance of effort requirement from the Affordable Care Act will negatively affect Medicaid enrollees, their families, and their state economies.