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
- 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.
Provider taxes are an integral source of Medicaid financing, with all but one state (Alaska) relying on them as of FY 2016. We explain the role of provider taxes and the possible impact of proposals to limit their use.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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
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
- 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