A look at the ballot initiative votes in Idaho, Nebraska, Utah, and Montana, and the implications of the gubernatorial elections in Kansas, Maine and Wisconsin.
- 12,277 individuals had lost coverage since September 2018 due to non-compliance
- 1,525 enrollees met the work and reporting requirements in October, and nearly two out of three were doing so by meeting SNAP requirements
- 78 percent of enrollees were exempt from the reporting requirement
- A work requirement as a condition of eligibility
- Premiums of up to 4% of income
- Multiple coverage “lock-out periods”
- Elimination of retroactive eligibility coverage and NEMT benefit for most expansion adults
- New deductible and incentive rewards accounts
The waiver reapproved by CMS on Nov. 20, 2018 remains largely unchanged, and has an April 2019 implementation date.
The court blocked Kentucky’s implementation of much of the waiver and sent it back to HHS to reconsider. CMS has re-opened the comment period through August 18, 2018.
Some related resources:
Findings from 202 studies of the impact of state Medicaid expansions published between January 2014 and February 2018.
- Access, Utilization, Affordability and Health Outcomes
- Economic Outcomes
The pending expiration of an ACA provision regarding Medicaid spousal impoverishment rules could tip the balance of financial incentives toward institutional long-term care and away from home and community-based services.
See the latest information regarding states’ decisions about adopting the Medicaid expansion.
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
An updated collection of state Medicaid fact sheets provides snapshots of Medicaid coverage and spending nationally and in each state.
- 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.
We look at the key Medicaid provisions in the bipartisan anti-opioids legislation.
Nationally, 2.2M poor uninsured adults are in the “coverage gap” that results from state decisions not to expand Medicaid.