Protecting and Promoting Medicaid’s Guaranteed Benefits for Children: Iowa EPSDT and Managed Care

Introduction With support from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families under a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant, the Child and Family Policy Center (CFPC, also referred to as the Center) engaged in activities in 2017 to protect and strengthen Medicaid’s critical pediatric benefit in the context of Iowa’s managed care rollout. CFPC welcomed […]

Protecting and Promoting Medicaid’s Guaranteed Benefits for Children: Illinois EPSDT and Managed Care

Introduction In 2017, the Sargent Shriver National Center on Law Poverty and Everthrive Illinois engaged in activities to protect and strengthen Medicaid’s comprehensive and preventive pediatric benefits as more children were enrolled into Managed Care Plans (MCOs). This work was supported by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families through a grant from the […]

Assessing Florida’s Medicaid Reform

Over the past decade, Georgetown University researchers have studied Florida’s Medicaid program with funding from the Jessie Ball DuPont Fund, the Winter Park Health Foundation and other Florida-based funding partners. Our studies have looked into Florida’s Medicaid pilot waiver launched in 2006, the current Medicaid waiver launched in 2013 and the debate in Florida over […]

Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility, Enrollment, Renewal, and Cost Sharing Policies as of January 2018: Findings from a 50-State Survey

Executive Summary This 16th annual 50-state survey provides data on Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) eligibility, enrollment, renewal and cost sharing policies as of January 2018. It takes stock of how the programs have evolved as the fifth year of implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins, discusses policy changes made […]

The Impact of Alabama’s Proposed Medicaid Work Requirement on Low-Income Families with Children

What is Alabama proposing to do? Alabama is seeking federal permission through a Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waiver to require parents and caregivers who rely on Medicaid to work 20 to 35 hours a week, prove they are looking or training for a job or do community service before receiving Medicaid. This proposal targets the […]