Including, for Each State:
- Number of Traditional & Expansion Medicaid Enrollees
- Federal & Expansion Medicaid Spending Amounts
- Reduction in Number of People without Insurance, 2013-2015
- Estimated Number of People with Declinable Pre-Existing Condition
Our fact sheets highlight the role and reach of Medicaid in every state.
- Medicaid, the primary payer for nursing home care, covers 6 in 10 nursing home residents.
- 1 in 3 people turning 65 will require nursing home care at some point in his or her life.
A 1-page distillation of information and statistics about the opioid epidemic and Medicaid’s role in covering addiction treatment services.
- All states could be affected by reduced federal funding, but those with certain characteristics would be hit harder.
- States with limited Medicaid programs could face more challenges coping with per capita caps or block grants.
- Some Medicaid expansion states could face more disruption in financing and coverage than others.
In the debate about Medicaid’s future, some critics have made statements at odds with data, research, and basic information about Medicaid. Let’s get the facts straight.
- Premiums serve as a barrier to obtaining and maintaining coverage.
- Even small levels of cost sharing are associated with reduced use of care.
- State savings from premiums and cost sharing in Medicaid and CHIP are limited.
Our 2014 data shows Medicaid per enrollee spending varies greatly across states and groups of enrollees. It is higher, on average, among the aged and individuals with disabilities due to the higher use of acute services and long-term care, and lower for other adults and children.
- Our infographic explains Medicaid’s role for millions of Americans age 65 and older, who often have complex health needs.
- A related infographic looks at Medicaid’s role in nursing home care.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program covers 8.4 million children with family incomes above Medicaid eligibility limits. New legislative authority is needed to continue funding beyond September 2017.
- Most doctors (70%) accept new Medicaid patients
- Access to care in Medicaid is comparable to private insurance
- Evidence about Medicaid’s impact on health outcomes continues to emerge
Chronic illness is prevalent in the adult Medicaid population. This data note focuses on Medicaid’s role in providing access to preventive care for low-income adults.
A look at Medicaid’s role for 52 million nonelderly children and adults living in the most rural areas in the United States.
Medicaid Restructuring: Key Resources Related to the Debate Over Medicaid Financing
- Restructuring Medicaid in the American Health Care Act: Five Key Considerations
- Data Note: What if Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending Growth Had Been Limited to CPI-M from 2001-2011?
- Implications of Reduced Federal Medicaid Funds: How Could States Fill the Funding Gap?
- 5 Key Questions: Medicaid Block Grants & Per Capita Caps
Our summary reviews findings from 108 studies of the impact of state Medicaid expansions under the ACA published between January 2014 and January 2017.
An explainer on how Medicaid is financed, whom it covers and how spending is distributed across groups, as policymakers consider restructuring the program.
>Restructuring Medicaid financing as proposed in the AHCA could limit states’ ability to care for these children.
There are 11.2 million children in the U.S. with special health care needs such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy and autism.
- Medicaid plays an important role for individuals with mental health conditions, particularly those with low incomes
- Adults with mental illness on Medicaid more likely to receive treatment than those with private insurance or no insurance
- Receipt of psychiatric medication is more common among adults on Medicaid compared to those with private insurance or no insurance
Medicaid Restructuring and Special Populations
We look at waivers that implement the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and highlight themes in approved, pending, and denied provisions to date as well as key issues to watch.