Health care was one of the top issues on the minds of voters in Kentucky and Virginia last night and they voted in favor of Democrats who support a clean Medicaid expansion and against Medicaid work requirements – a signature issue for CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Kentucky was an early adopter of the Affordable Care […]
State Health Care Coverage Facts
Select a state below to view information on eligibility, enrollment and renewal procedures for state Medicaid/CHIP programs for children, parents, and pregnant women in effect as of January 1, 2017.
For more information on children’s health coverage, read our annual report.
Our annual report on the state of children’s coverage is out. It’s a deep dive into a disturbing trend – children across the country are losing affordable health coverage, rolling back gains started with the Affordable Care Act. One main cause of this drop in coverage is easily fixed. The 14 states that haven’t expanded […]
The California Health Care Foundation has just issued a path-breaking report that marks an important step forward on the road to full transparency about Medicaid managed care. The report, prepared by Dr. Andrew Bindman and his colleagues at the University of California at San Francisco, examines the performance of managed care plans (MCPs) in Medi-Cal […]
The Tennessee Medicaid agency has posted a proposal to convert a portion of its federal funding to a “block grant.” The proposal, which responds to a directive from the Tennessee State Legislature, takes the form of an amendment to the state’s current section 1115 demonstration, which expires at the end of June 2021. The state […]
On July 15, CMS proposed to repeal—but not replace—the Access Rule. Repeal of this important rule will leave children in Medicaid fee-for-service, as well as their providers, with no systematic assessment of their access to services and no procedural protections against arbitrary payment cuts. (This could be especially problematic in the event of a recession, […]