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

By Eliot Fishman, Patrick Willard,


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.


  • Patrick Willard, Families USA’s senior director of state and national strategic partnerships;
  • Eliot Fishman, Families USA’s senior director of health policy and former director of the group responsible for Medicaid waiver review at CMS;
  • Honorable Adam Morfeld, Nebraska State Senator;
  • Stacy Stanford, Utah Health Policy Project’s health policy analyst

Listen to press telebriefing