During this discussion-based session at NASHP’s conference, state officials will share lessons learned, recent innovative approaches, and look ahead to consider potential changes in expanding Medicaid programs. This wide ranging conversation will offer insights for officials that have already expanded Medicaid, as well as for those considering embarking on expansion in the future by addressing a number of questions. While crafting their particular ‘flavors’ of expansion, to which state models did policymakers look? How have outcomes compared to expectations? Have states adjusted their strategies and goals based on experience and do they anticipate doing so in future?
State Refor(u)m is an online network for health reform implementation. It is an initiative of the National Academy for State Health Policy, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The site connects state health officials looking for information and assistance with their peers and other experts who have relevant resources and experiences to share.