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 […]

Developmental Screenings for Young Children in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Introduction As our nation reaches historic levels of health coverage for children, there is increased interest in further ensuring access to the care needed for children to reach their full potential. Years of research have confirmed the critical importance of the earliest years of a child’s development. The first months and years of a child’s […]