Findings from more than 300 studies published between January 2014 and June 2019.
A one-page distillation of data about the opioid epidemic and Medicaid’s role in covering addiction treatment services.
An overview of the status of the health care systems and Medicaid programs in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands about one and a half years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck the territories in September 2017.
See our state Medicaid expansion fact sheets.
- Medicaid expansion has served as a key impetus for re-entry efforts.
- States can facilitate connections to coverage for individuals transitioning into/out of incarceration by suspending eligibility for those who enter incarceration with Medicaid and providing enrollment assistance before release.
- States are advancing coordination of care and access to services, including MAT, to support successful re-entry by individuals into the community.
Medicaid Financial Eligibility for Seniors and People with Disabilities: Findings from a 50-State Survey
Medicaid covers over 6.9 million people age 65 or older, nearly 7 million nonelderly adults with disabilities and, with the Children’s Health Insurance Program, about 6.1 million children with special health needs.
Medicaid and CHIP covered 47% of the 13.3 million children with special health needs in 2017.
Three briefs draw upon our recent 50-state survey and examine:
- Implications of Work Requirements in Medicaid: What Does the Data Say?
- Implications of a Medicaid Work Requirement: National Estimates of Potential Coverage Losses
- What Do Different Data Sources Tell Us About Medicaid and Work?
- What’s in the Kentucky Medicaid Waiver that was Re-approved in November 2018?
- The Relationship Between Work and Health: Findings from a Literature Review
View states’ approved and pending waivers according to topic:
- Work Requirement Waivers
- Waivers with Eligibility and Enrollment Restrictions
- Waivers with Benefit, Copay, and Healthy Behavior Provisions
- Waivers with Behavioral Health Provisions
- 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.