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President Donald Trump and GOP leaders in Congress have called for sweeping changes in health care policy, including the proposed American Health Care Act, which would repeal of the Affordable Care Act and its Medicaid expansion and a fundamentally change the way Medicaid is financed by establishing a per capita cap system. The Trump Administration also may consider and approve new waiver requests from state Medicaid programs. This page rounds up several of our most salient resources on Medicaid and the future of the nation’s public health insurance program for people with low income, which covers 74 million Americans. Medicaid covers a broad array of health services and limits enrollee out-of-pocket costs. The program is also the principal source of long-term care coverage for Americans. As the nation’s single largest insurer, Medicaid provides significant financing for hospitals, community health centers, physicians, and nursing homes, and jobs in the health care sector. The Medicaid program finances over 16% of all personal health care spending in the U.S..
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Medicaid’s Role in Ohio

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Ohio. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Ohio.

Medicaid’s Role in Kentucky

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Kentucky. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Kentucky.

Medicaid’s Role in West Virginia

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in West Virginia. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect West Virginia.

Medicaid’s Role in Tennessee

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Tennessee and describes how implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Tennessee.

Medicaid’s Role in Alaska

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Alaska. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Alaska.

Medicaid’s Role in Colorado

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Colorado. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Colorado.

Medicaid’s Role in Nevada

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Nevada. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Nevada.

Medicaid’s Role in Louisiana

This fact sheet provides data on Medicaid’s role in Louisiana. It describes how ending the enhanced match for Medicaid expansion and implementing a per capita cap or block grant would affect Louisiana.

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