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A Look at State Data for Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas

  • 8,462 individuals had lost coverage to date due to non-compliance as of Oct. 8
  • 1,532 (2%) met the work and reporting requirements, and most were already meeting similar SNAP requirements
  • 72 percent of enrollees were exempt from the reporting requirement

Medicaid State Fact Sheets

Snapshots of Medicaid coverage and spending nationally and in each state.

2018 Elections: Key Medicaid Issues to Watch

Estimated Impacts of the Proposed Public Charge Rule on Immigrants and Medicaid

  • Medicaid/CHIP enrollment likely to decline.
  • Over 14M Medicaid and CHIP enrollees live in a household with a noncitizen.
  • 94 percent of noncitizens who entered the U.S. without legal permanent resident status have characteristics the government could weigh against them in public charge determinations.

How is Arkansas’ implementation of Medicaid work requirements going?

Federal Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis: Medicaid Provisions in the SUPPORT Act

We look at the key Medicaid provisions in the bipartisan anti-opioids legislation.

Community Health Centers Are Seeing an Increase in Patients with Opioid Addiction

Survey finds 73% of health centers saw an increase in patients with an addiction to opioids in the last three years.

Drew Altman: The Big Warning in the Kentucky Medicaid Decision

“The court decision on Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver may be more sweeping than has been recognized … it shows how any state proposal to impose work requirements, or make other changes that reduce coverage, could be immediately vulnerable to legal challenges.”


Medicaid Waiver Tracker: Which States Have Approved and Pending Section 1115 Medicaid Waivers?

Use our interactive map to view states’ approved and pending waivers according to category:

  • Medicaid expansion
  • Work requirements
  • Eligibility and enrollment restrictions
  • Benefit restrictions, co-pays, healthy behaviors
  • Behavioral health
  • Managed Long Term Services and Supports
  • Delivery system reform

The Coverage Gap: Uninsured Poor Adults in States that Do Not Expand Medicaid

Nationally, 2.2M poor uninsured adults are in the “coverage gap” that results from state decisions not to expand Medicaid.

Status of State Action on Medicaid Expansion

See the latest information regarding states’ decisions about adopting the Medicaid expansion.

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