Medicaid

Based on information gathered from survey data and interviews with stakeholders in four states (Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Oregon), this report examines the impact of Medicaid budget cuts on states’ Medicaid managed care programs. mmc_state_budget_cuts.pdf 357.4 KB  

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    This paper tracks changes and trends in Medicaid managed care between 1990 and 2002. The report is based on six NASHP surveys of state Medicaid managed care programs (conducted in 1990, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, and 2002). The surveys gathered information on the scope and operation of both risk and primary care case management (PCCM) […]

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
  • Since the mid-1990s, 26 states have implemented Medicaid Section 1115 family planning demonstration waivers to help low-income women avoid unintended pregnancy and improve child and maternal health outcomes. These waivers have saved states millions of dollars. The waiver programs, which require approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), provide access to family […]

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid
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    As states like Massachusetts, Vermont, and Maine continue to implement their health reforms, other states are also considering ambitious coverage expansions. Financing is a key concern. In the past, states interested in drawing down federal Medicaid funds to expand coverage had two primary mechanisms available to them: filing a state plan amendment using available optional […]

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    States, through the Medicaid program, are major purchasers of long-term care. Financed by the federal and state governments and administered by the states, Medicaid pays for over 40 percent of long-term care services nationwide. At the same time, long-term care for the elderly and persons with disabilities is the largest single component of Medicaid, averaging […]

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    This report discusses how states are expediting Medicaid eligibility determinations. CLE_presumptive_eligibility.pdf 142.9 KB  

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    This fact sheet briefly describes the rules governing the way income and resources are treated in determining financial eligibility for Medicaid for low-income individuals who qualify under one of the 25 eligibility groups or categories established by law. CLE_Medicaid_financial_eligibility.pdf 1015.1 KB  

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded Money Follows the Person demonstration grants to 31 states in 2007. This brief describes the options for covering case management or transition coordination for these projects and describes the potential impact of pending changes to case management coverage resulting from the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.   […]

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    This primer describes the basic components of the Medicaid program. It is not a technical manual. Presented in a concise question and answer format, this document explains many of the features of what can be a complicated program. It is intended to be used to help housing agencies work with Money Follows the Person Demonstration […]

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    April 9, 2009 | Filed under: Medicaid, Publications
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    Nearly 100,000 young people are in juvenile justice facilities of some sort on any given day, with more than 2 million arrested in a year. Of those in residential settings, 62 percent are minorities, 85 percent are boys, and many, if not most, lack adequate health insurance coverage. Youth in juvenile justice facilities – including […]

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    April 2, 2009 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Medicaid, Publications