Medicaid Financing Briefing – April 19, 2004

On April 19, 2004 the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured held a Washington policy briefing on the basics of Medicaid financing. A webcast and transcript of the briefing are available.

Presentation Slides (.pdf)

The publications below provide background information on Medicaid financing and the latest on Medicaid waiver activity.

Reports related to Medicaid Financing and State Budgets

Financing the Medicaid Program: The Many Roles of State and Federal Matching Funds

Current Issues in Medicaid Financing — An Overview of IGTs, UPLs, and DSH

State Fiscal Conditions and Medicaid

Financing the Medicaid Program: The Impact of Federal Fiscal Relief

The Role of Medicaid in State Economies: A Look at the Research

Medicaid Spending: What Factors Contributed to the Growth Between 2000 and 2002?

States Respond to Fiscal Pressure: A 50-State Update of State Medicaid Spending Growth and Cost Containment Actions

State Responses to Budget Crisis in 2004: An Overview of 10 States
Overview (.pdf)
California Case Study (.pdf)

Is the State Fiscal Crisis Over? A 2004 State Budget Update

Medicaid and Block Grant Financing Compared

Reports on Benefits and Cost-Sharing

Medicaid: A Lower-Cost Approach to Serving a High-Cost Population

Online 50-State Benefits Database

Health Insurance Premiums and Cost-Sharing: Findings from the Research on Low-Income Families

Medicaid as a Health Insurer: Current Benefits and Flexibility

Medicaid as a Long-Term Care Program: Current Benefits and Flexibility

Reports on Waivers

Assessing the Role of Recent Waivers in Providing New Coverage

Section 1115 Medicaid and SCHIP Waivers: Policy Implications of Recent Activity

Section 1115 Waivers at a Glance: Summary of Recent Medicaid and SCHIP Waiver Activity

The New Medicaid and SCHIP Waiver Initiatives: Background Paper and Side-by-Side Comparison

State-Specific Section 1115 Waiver Fact Sheets

The Financing of Pharmacy Plus Waivers: Implications for Seniors on Medicaid of Global Funding Caps

Medicaid Basics

Medicaid at a Glance

The Medicaid Resource Book



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