New Requirements for Citizenship Documentation in Medicaid

This fact sheet provides information on the new federal requirement that all U.S. citizens and nationals applying for or renewing their Medicaid coverage provide documentation of their citizenship status and examines the implications for Medicaid beneficiaries and the states.

Fact Sheet (.pdf)

Previous versions

January 2007 (.pdf)

July 2006 (.pdf)


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