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Medicaid Enrollment & Spending Growth: FY 2018 & 2019

Issue Brief
  1. The Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts. Total Monthly Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment July 2018 (accessed September 2018) https://www.kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/total-monthly-medicaid-and-chip-enrollment/?currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D.

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  2. The Kaiser Family Foundation analysis of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Form CMS-64 Data, accessed October 2018. https://www.kff.org/medicaid/state-indicator/federalstate-share-of-spending/?dataView=1&currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D.

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  3. Kaiser Family Foundation estimates based on 2016 National Health Expenditure Accounts data from CMS, Office of the Actuary.

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  4. The Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts. Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision (accessed September 2018). https://www.kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/state-activity-around-expanding-medicaid-under-the-affordable-care-act/?currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22Location%22,%22sort%22:%22asc%22%7D .

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  5. Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data extracted on October 15, 2018, https://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000.

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  6. Lucy Dadayan, Robust State and Local Revenue Growth in the Fourth Quarter of 2017; Federal Tax Cuts Cloud Horizon (Albany, NY: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, May 2018), http://rockinst.org/issue-area/robust-state-and-local-revenue-growth-in-the-fourth-quarter-of-2017-federal-tax-cuts-cloud-horizon/.

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  7. Fiscal Survey of the States, Spring 2018. National Association of State Budget Officers, https://www.nasbo.org/reports-data/fiscal-survey-of-states.

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  8. Fiscal Survey of the States, Spring 2018. National Association of State Budget Officers, https://www.nasbo.org/reports-data/fiscal-survey-of-states.

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  9. Summaries of Fiscal Year 2019 Proposed & Enacted Budgets, August 31, 2018. National Association of State Budget Officers, https://higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/NASBO/9d2d2db1-c943-4f1b-b750-0fca152d64c2/UploadedImages/Issue%20Briefs%20/Summaries_of_FY19_Proposed__Enacted_Budgets.pdf.

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  10. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted, August 2018. https://www.bls.gov/web/laus/laumstrk.htm.

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  11. Fiscal Survey of the States, Spring 2018. National Association of State Budget Officers, https://www.nasbo.org/reports-data/fiscal-survey-of-states.

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Appendix
  1. The Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts. Data Source: Federal Register, November 21, 2017 (Vol 82, No. 223), pp 80078-80080. https://www.kff.org/medicaid/state-indicator/federal-matching-rate-and-multiplier/?currentTimeframe=0&sortModel=%7B%22colId%22:%22FMAP%20%age%22,%22sort%22:%22desc%22%7D.

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  2. Kaiser Family Foundation estimates based on the data reported in: National Association of State Budget Officers, State Expenditure Report – Examining Fiscal 2015-2017 State Spending (Washington, DC: National Association of State Budget Officers, November 2017), https://higherlogicdownload.s3.amazonaws.com/NASBO/9d2d2db1-c943-4f1b-b750-0fca152d64c2/UploadedImages/SER%20Archive/State_Expenditure_Report__Fiscal_2015-2017_-S.pdf.

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  3. To be eligible for ARRA funds, states could not restrict eligibility or tighten enrollment procedures in Medicaid or CHIP. Vic Miller, Impact of the Medicaid Fiscal Relief Provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) (Washington, DC: Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, October 2011), http://kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/impact-of-the-medicaid-fiscal-relief-provisions/.

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