New Guidance on Medicaid May Lead to More Choice for Employers and Employees

New Guidance on Medicaid May Lead to More Choice for Employers and Employees

January 16, 2018 New guidelines from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) support efforts by certain individual states to test incentives that make participation in work or other community engagement a Read More
Medicaid Receives Praise From Its Recipients

Medicaid Receives Praise From Its Recipients

July 27, 2017 There’s a fallacy amongst some people that suggests Medicaid recipients are receiving less than stellar healthcare. That couldn’t be further from the truth according to a new study from Harvard’s Read More
Seniors And Medicaid: The Real Connection

Seniors And Medicaid: The Real Connection

June 14, 2017 For many Americans, the understanding of healthcare when it comes to senior citizens is that their benefits are derived from Medicare. While that may be true for millions, there are Read More
Will Medicaid Be A Casualty Of The AHCA? New Study Shows Americans Are Concerned

Will Medicaid Be A Casualty Of The AHCA? New Study Shows Americans Are Concerned

June 7, 2017 While the Affordable Care Act made significant strides in Medicaid Expansion, that may all change should the American Health Care Act (AHCA) be put into action. While federal funding for Read More
New Study Finds Staggering Number Of Uninsured Medicaid Recipients Should AHCA Be Passed

New Study Finds Staggering Number Of Uninsured Medicaid Recipients Should AHCA Be Passed

May 16, 2017 As the newly revamped AHCA has been given House approval and moves onto the Senate floor, a new study shows how the revamped bill’s effect on Medicaid Expansion could prove Read More
As IRS Section 1332 Support Continues, Can States Reform Healthcare On Their Own?

As IRS Section 1332 Support Continues, Can States Reform Healthcare On Their Own?

April 3, 2017 Now that the vote on the American Healthcare Act has been withdrawn, and its return highly unlikely, it would appear that the Affordable Care Act will continue to be the Read More
Medicaid Expands As The ACA Stays

Medicaid Expands As The ACA Stays

March 30, 2017 When news broke last week that the Affordable Care Act would no longer be repealed and replaced, it signified an end to the waiting game on the fate of America’s Read More
Republicans Amend the American Health Care Act to Add a Work Requirement for Medicaid Eligibility

Republicans Amend the American Health Care Act to Add a Work Requirement for Medicaid Eligibility

March 22, 2017 With the House vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA) looming for Thursday and concern of its approval among conservatives in the House, GOP leadership has added a “manager’s Read More
Are Medicaid Recipients Always Below The Federal Poverty Line? The Short Answer Is No.

Are Medicaid Recipients Always Below The Federal Poverty Line? The Short Answer Is No.

March 9, 2017 When it comes to Medicaid, there is a lot of confusion as to what it means to be eligible on a state by state basis. The assumption may be that Read More
Keeping Up With The GOP And Medicaid Expansion

Keeping Up With The GOP And Medicaid Expansion

February 15, 2017 New remarks from President Trump are now suggesting that the Affordable Care Act won’t see an immediate repeal or replacement until well into the next year. While that may be Read More
Mike Pence: Friend Or Foe To Medicaid?

Mike Pence: Friend Or Foe To Medicaid?

December 20, 2016 Indiana residents now have a concern about their healthcare, which perhaps they didn’t have before. In his past career as Indiana Governor, Vice President-Elect Mike Pence was one of the Read More
Medicaid Expansion Proves Big Wins In Kentucky And Arkansas

Medicaid Expansion Proves Big Wins In Kentucky And Arkansas

September 12, 2016 Think Medicaid expansion doesn’t help those in need? Think again. In a study from the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine released in August, states which have expanded Read More
Opposition Of Medicaid Expansion Produces Hurdles For States

Opposition Of Medicaid Expansion Produces Hurdles For States

March 16, 2016 In April of last year, the Center on Budget and Policy Properties (“CBPP”) released a report detailing which states have and have not expanded their Medicaid program to low-income adults Read More
Wyoming’s Governor Loses on Medicaid Expansion

Wyoming’s Governor Loses on Medicaid Expansion

February 22, 2016 Despite vocal support by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, a Republican, the State Senate rejected a proposal to expand Medicaid. The vote means Wyoming will not receive $268 million in federal Read More
Alaska’s Governor Acts to Expand Medicaid

Alaska’s Governor Acts to Expand Medicaid

July 17, 2015 Alaska’s Gov. Bill Walker moved to expand Medicaid, saying he will ask the administration to offer Medicaid coverage to all qualifying residents of the state. Noting that Alaska’s legislature had Read More

Expanding Medicaid Could Save 5,200 Lives

June 9, 2015 The decision by 22 states not to expand Medicaid under the will ACA will result in 5,200 avoidable deaths each year, according to a White House Report, along with hundreds Read More
Montana Expands Medicaid With Bipartisan Support

Montana Expands Medicaid With Bipartisan Support

May 4, 2015 Montana’s Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed into law a Medicaid expansion bill that had been drafted by a Republican member of the state legislature. Under the new law, Montana will Read More
Minorities More Affected By Medicaid Gap

Minorities More Affected By Medicaid Gap

April 14, 2015 Low-income Black and Hispanic Americans are much more likely than Whites to be affected by a “ gap” in the 22 states that have not expanded Medicaid, declining funds for Read More