Medicaid Changes and Implications for People Living With HIV: Introduction

Traditionally, Medicaid eligibility was limited to low-income children, parents, pregnant women, the elderly and the disabled. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) gave states the option to cover non-disabled, low-income adults, and 31 states, plus D.C., have now expanded Medicaid coverage.  

What do these changes mean for people living with HIV? Manatt is providing the answer in a three-part educational webinar series. Part 1 introduces the series and provides key background information about Medicaid, as well as insights into access to drugs in Medicaid and proposed Medicaid reforms. Click here to watch free and discover:

  • Medicaid changes under the ACA and expanded coverage for people living with HIV
  • Medicaid benefit rules applicable to people living with HIV, including rules governing access to drugs
  • The history and implications of proposals to cap federal funding in Medicaid
  • Background about Section 1115 waivers and what they could mean for coverage of people living with HIV

Future webinars will cover how advocates for people living with HIV can provide feedback on proposed Medicaid policy changes and forecast policy changes we could see in 2018 and beyond.

Click here to download a free copy of the presentation.


Allison Orris, Counsel
Sandy W. Robinson, Managing Director
Guest Panelist Robert Greenwald, Clinical Professor of Law, Faculty Director, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

Date and Time:

The webinar was held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

This webinar was sponsored by ViiV Healthcare.