Medicaid Enrollment & Spending Growth: FY 2021 & 2022
State fiscal years begin on July 1 except for these states: New York on April 1; Texas on September 1; Alabama, Michigan, and District of Columbia on October 1.
The four states that did not respond by mid-September 2021 are: Delaware, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Rhode Island.
U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). National Health Expenditure Data Fact Sheet: Table 4, National Health Expenditures by Source of Funds and Type of Expenditure: Calendar Years 2011-2018 (CMS, March 2020), https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/NHE-Fact-Sheet.html.
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/.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs (January 2021), https://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty-guidelines