Illustrating the Harmful Impact of Medicaid Block Grants and Per Capita Caps on State Funding of K-12 Education

Introduction States now face large and growing budget deficits due to the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. In turn, school districts are bracing for substantial cuts to state funding of K-12 education. These funding cuts, however, would likely be even deeper if the Trump Administration and Congressional Republicans had succeeded in radically restructuring federal financing […]

New Brief Unpacks How States Can Leverage Medicaid Funds to Expand School-Based Health

It’s been five years since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) opened the door to more Medicaid reimbursement for health services delivered in schools. School districts, once restricted to seeking reimbursement only under very specific conditions, were permitted to cover all eligible services delivered to all Medicaid-enrolled students. Put simply, this means more […]