Starting April 1, states have a new option to extend Medicaid postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months without having to seek a waiver.
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Most Republicans Approve of How President Trump is Handling Medicaid, While Most Democrats and Independents Don’t
51 percent of the public disapprove of how President Trump is handling Medicaid, but approval varies across partisan lines. A majority of Republicans approve, while most Democrats and Independents don’t.
Following enrollment gains since the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and CHIP enrollment declined in 36 states, by 1.9 million nationwide, between December 2017 and July 2019.
70% of Uninsured Adults Who Would Become Newly Eligible for Medicaid if Remaining States Expanded Live in 4 States
Just 4 states are home to 70% of the uninsured adults who would become newly eligible for Medicaid if the 14 remaining states expanded under the Affordable Care Act. Learn more in this Chart of the Week.
Income eligibility levels for parents on Medicaid in non-expansion states is much lower than the ACA Medicaid Expansion eligibility limit, and varies considerably from state to state.
The Medicaid expansion status of states, counties, and cities targeted by the recently announced federal plan to end the HIV epidemic are detailed in the latest Chart of the Week.