The House GOP has released a new version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) which makes draconian cuts to Medicaid and leaves millions to struggle with higher premiums and deductibles.
This infographic features data on how residents in each state that has not expanded Medicaid would benefit from gains in health, economic growth, and job creation if the state expanded Medicaid.
What are uncompensated care pools (also known as a “low-income pool” in Florida)? And why are they getting attention now? This short analysis explains what these pools are and how they relate to the CMS process of approving Medicaid Section 1115 waivers.
Health and Health Care in 2019 Legislative Sessions: States Step Up on Public Options, Coverage, Drug Pricing, and More
In late January, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Indiana’s request to expand its Medicaid program using a waiver. The good news? Approximately 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers will have a chance to get Medicaid coverage under this waiver.
Kansas Workers and Industries Stand to Benefit from Medicaid Expansion: Top Occupations of Kansans Who Would Receive Coverage Through Medicaid Expansion
Kansas is one of 13 states that have not expanded Medicaid. Over 150,000 nonelderly, low-income Kansans could benefit if the state expanded Medicaid coverage, most of whom are working adults in industries that are the foundation of the state’s economy. Families USA has published an analysis of the most common occupations of working adults who would benefit if Kansas expanded Medicaid.
The first in a series of short analyses explaining certain provisions of the sweeping new standards issued by the Obama administration to guide the operation of state Medicaid managed care plans. Here, we look at changes affecting the enrollment process.
The new federal rules, which states must implement by 2018, are a step in the right direction toward ensuring that people with a Medicaid managed care plan can see the right health care provider when they need to.
This is the second in a series that looks at what advocates should know about the newly released standards for Medicaid managed care plans.