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1115 Medicaid waivers: from care delivery innovations to work requirements

Series Title(s):
Explainer (Commonwealth Fund)
Contributor(s):
Commonwealth Fund, issuing body.
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Commonwealth Fund, April 2018
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Eligibility Determination
Employment
Medicaid -- organization & administration
Adult
Cost Sharing
Deductibles and Coinsurance
Delivery of Health Care
State Government
Humans
United States
United States.
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
After months of debate, the Medicaid program emerged from efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without major legislative changes. Now, however, the Trump administration is encouraging states to apply for waivers that place new conditions on Medicaid eligibility as well as additional costs on beneficiaries in the form of premiums and copayments at the point of service. To better understand the continuing controversy over Medicaid, let's take a look at the waiver program's objectives and how states have used waivers in the past. Are recently proposed state waivers consistent with Medicaid's underlying mission? And are federal and state authorities appropriately evaluating them for their impact on Medicaid populations?
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (2 pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101729192 (See catalog record)
Series Title(s):
Explainer (Commonwealth Fund)
Contributor(s):
Commonwealth Fund, issuing body.
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : Commonwealth Fund, April 2018
Language(s):
English
Format:
Text
Subject(s):
Eligibility Determination
Employment
Medicaid -- organization & administration
Adult
Cost Sharing
Deductibles and Coinsurance
Delivery of Health Care
State Government
Humans
United States
United States.
Genre(s):
Technical Report
Abstract:
After months of debate, the Medicaid program emerged from efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without major legislative changes. Now, however, the Trump administration is encouraging states to apply for waivers that place new conditions on Medicaid eligibility as well as additional costs on beneficiaries in the form of premiums and copayments at the point of service. To better understand the continuing controversy over Medicaid, let's take a look at the waiver program's objectives and how states have used waivers in the past. Are recently proposed state waivers consistent with Medicaid's underlying mission? And are federal and state authorities appropriately evaluating them for their impact on Medicaid populations?
Copyright:
Reproduced with permission of the copyright holder. Further use of the material is subject to CC BY license. (More information)
Extent:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (2 pages)).
NLM Unique ID:
101729192 (See catalog record)