This tracker provides the number of cases and deaths from novel coronavirus by country, the trend in case and death counts by country, and a global map of showing which countries have cases and deaths. There have been over 6.5 million confirmed cases and 385,000 confirmed deaths worldwide. There have been over 1.8 million confirmed cases and 107,000 confirmed deaths in the United States.
34 states are now addressing the coronavirus emergency with Medicaid/CHIP Disaster Relief State Plan Amendments (SPAs) after CMS issued approvals for Iowa, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Utah on May 18. This tracker also includes details on Section 1135 waivers and 1915 (c) Waiver Appendix K strategies and is regularly updated.
As unemployment claims skyrocket amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, this analysis examines the potential loss of job-based coverage among people in families where someone lost employment between March 1 and May 2 and estimate their eligibility for ACA coverage as of May and January 2021, when most will have exhausted their unemployment benefits.
These FAQs provide the latest guidance on testing and treatment related to COVID-19 for Medicare beneficiaries.
During economic downturns, more people enroll in Medicaid, increasing program spending at the same time state tax revenues may be falling. This brief provides some early insights into the current picture of Medicaid spending and enrollment, as Congress considers providing additional fiscal relief through the federal Medicaid match rate.
This data note examines how job loss and income changes could affect people’s access to health coverage whether through work or through the ACA’s marketplaces and Medicaid.