State Variations In Medicaid: Implications For Block Grants And Expenditure Growth Caps


Medicaid, jointly financed by state and federal governments, is made up of over 50 separate programs with disparate populations covered and services offered. In an effort to better understand the implications of federal policy changes for the financing structure of Medicaid, the Kaiser Commission on the Future of Medicaid sponsored the Urban Institute analysis of state variations in Medicaid. The main findings of this analysis are highlighted in this policy brief.