March 2019

Telebriefing: Upcoming Oral Arguments on Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky

On March 14, 2019, federal judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia will hear oral arguments on the legality of Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky. The Arkansas work requirement program took effect June 1, 2018, resulting in approximately 18,000 people losing Medicaid coverage so far; it is estimated an additional 30,000 people will lose coverage if the program continues in 2019.

September 2018

Media Telebriefing: What's at Stake for Medicaid in 2018 Elections

Washington, D.C.—On Tuesday, September 18, Families USA held a press telebriefing to discuss what’s at stake for Medicaid in the upcoming November elections. The call included leaders of Medicaid expansion ballot initiatives and a review of key state elections that may affect Medicaid expansions and waiver proposals.


March 2017

Media Informational Teleconference Series - Cost Sharing and Health Savings Accounts

This call discussed how the Republican proposal will increase cost sharing. As part of this we spoke to health savings accounts (HSAs) – cornerstones of the Republican proposal.

Our experts on the call: Lydia Mitts Associate Director of Affordability Initiatives at Families USA and Shelley Fuld Nasso, Chief Executive Officer at National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship.


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