• Providers

    Options to Support Medicaid Providers in Response to COVID-19

    The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in financial strain for Medicaid providers. We provide an overview of how states currently reimburse providers and the challenges for Medicaid providers that have emerged from the pandemic and state budget issues. We have data on recent state actions to help bolster Medicaid providers and discuss support available for providers from the federal relief fund.
  • Tracker

    Medicaid Emergency Authority Tracker: Approved State Actions to Address COVID-19

    Information on approved Medicaid emergency authorities to address the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency. We include details on Medicaid Disaster Relief State Plan Amendments (SPAs), other Medicaid and CHIP SPAs, and other state-reported administrative actions; Section 1115 Waivers; Section 1135 Waivers; and 1915 (c) Waiver Appendix K strategies.
  • Tracker

    State Data and Policy Actions to Address Coronavirus

    States are taking aggressive action to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus and prepare their health care systems for dealing with those who become ill with COVID-19, the disease the virus causes. This tool features state-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, state policy actions, and data about health coverage and provider capacity within each state. 
  • Workforce

    Double Jeopardy: Low Wage Workers at Risk for Health and Financial Implications of COVID-19

    Low-wage workers tend to work in service industries — such as the restaurant, hospitality and retail sectors – that are especially at risk for loss of income during the COVID-19 pandemic, or in jobs such as health care workers, grocery store workers and delivery drivers, where they may continue to work but face a higher risk of contracting the disease

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