Medicaid

The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review | The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Coverage: Studies show that Medicaid expansion results in significant coverage gains and reductions in uninsured rates, both among the low-income population broadly and within specific vulnerable populations. Access to care, utilization, affordability, and health outcomes: Most research demonstrates that Medicaid expansion positively impacts access to care, utilization of services, the affordability of care, and financial …

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Defending Medicaid

Medicaid’s guaranteed-enrollment for those who meet eligibility requirements makes the program vulnerable to attacks at both the federal and state levels.  NHeLP actively defends Medicaid against these threats, protects the rights of beneficiaries to receive the services to which to which they are legally entitled and works to ensure that states meet their obligations under …

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Health Services in Schools: Medicaid and Special Education Services

Executive Summary This NHeLP fact sheet provides information about health services for children, under age of 21, in schools. Many of the services are provided in schools, and some these services are provided Medicaid and/or the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA. DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION (IDEA – Health Services in Schools – 1 Pager) Source: Health …

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What Makes Medicaid, Medicaid? — Access

By Abbi Coursolle, David Machledt, Wayne Turner Executive Summary In the fourth paper in our “What Makes Medicaid, Medicaid?” series, NHeLP experts explain the provisions and protections that ensure Medicaid beneficiaries gain access to quality health care services. Senior Attorney Abigail Coursolle, Senior Policy Analyst David Machledt, and Senior Attorney Wayne Turner write, “Medicaid is …

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Medicaid Work Requirements – Legally Suspect

DOWNLOAD PUBLICATION Source: Medicaid Work Requirements – Legally Suspect Executive Summary Legal Director Jane Perkins, and Policy Analyst Ian McDonald detail why adding a work requirement to Medicaid is “legally suspect.” They explain that currently the Medicaid Act has four requirements that an individual must meet that do not include a mandatory work requirement. “A number …

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