Midterm Elections to Shake Up Medicaid

November Elections Bring High Stakes for Medicaid
– Roll Call

Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with our Manatt Health team, spoke with Roll Call for an article on how the midterm election results will impact Medicaid.

Eligibility expansion and rules requiring low-income constituents to work are just two of several potential changes to Medicaid, according to the publication. Democratic or Republican wins in key states will also dictate the program’s progress or diminishment.

Boozang said that a Democratic gubernatorial win in a state like Michigan might lead the state to reconsider its proposal to add work requirements to Medicaid.

Read the article here



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