The new administration has signaled interest in reforming Medicaid by giving states more flexibility but with fewer resources. Both CSG/ERC and CSG nationally are considering resolutions urging “that the federal Executive and Legislative Branches maintain the integrity of the strong state-federal partnership that has been the hallmark of the Medicaid program since its inception more than five decades ago, and that any reforms to federal Medicaid law and policies avoid the imposition of new burdens on state budgets or programs.” To inform this debate, CSG/ERC health committee has published state-specific and regional fact sheets with critical information on Medicaid. Information includes total enrollment, new eligibles under the Affordable Care Act, federal matching funds, the % of population covered by Medicaid, and % of state budgets devoted to the program.
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