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    Impact of Medicaid Expansion on the Kansas State Budget

    In a new report for the Kansas Grantmakers in Health, Manatt Health reviews the implications of Medicaid expansion on the Kansas state budget. Drawing on the state's fiscal impact analysis, publicly available data on Kansas Medicaid costs and the experiences of states that expanded in 2014, ...

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    Medicaid and the Indian Health Service: States to Receive Additional Federal Funds

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently announced plans to increase the range of Medicaid services furnished by the Indian Health Service eligible for 100 percent federal match. This proposal reduces states' cost for currently eligible Medicaid beneficiaries as well as for ...

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    Medicaid Expansion and Criminal Justice Costs: Pre-Expansion Studies and Emerging Practices Point To

    The expansion of Medicaid under the ACA in many states has generated substantial interest in the potential role that Medicaid may play in tackling pressing criminal justice issues. Recent research by Manatt Health has examined the fiscal implications of Medicaid expansion. The first and second ...

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    Building on Year One 1095-A Form Success: Marketplaces’ Recommendations for Future Tax Seasons

    “Building on Year One 1095-A Form Success: Marketplaces’ Recommendations for Future Tax Seasons” highlights how the State-based Marketplaces and the Federally-facilitated Marketplace were generally successful in executing consumer-facing reporting requirements during the first ...

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    Directory Assistance: Maintaining Reliable Provider Directories for Health Plan Shoppers

    In this post-Affordable Care Act (ACA) era, many consumers are making health coverage decisions for the first time and in new ways. To inform their decisions, they often turn to provider directories—electronic or printed lists of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare providers in each ...

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    Medicaid at 50: The Program’s Evolution and Future

    Born as an afterthought to Medicare five decades ago, Medicaid has evolved from an adjunct to state welfare programs to the nation’s largest health insurer. The occasion of Medicaid’s 50th birthday is a fitting time to consider that evolution, not to reminisce, but to help chart the ...

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    In or Out: An Examination of Medicaid's Coverage Determination Policies

    Medicaid, the joint federal and state program that provides health insurance for low-income individuals, is rapidly becoming the largest purchaser of healthcare services in the United States. Given Medicaid's size and scope, and the central role it plays in the health insurance market, ...

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    A Look at the Private Option in Arkansas

    In September 2013, Arkansas became the first state in the nation to receive approval from the federal government for a Section 1115 demonstration waiver to require most adults who are newly eligible for coverage through the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to enroll in Marketplace ...

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    Lessons From the Frontlines: Strategies for Supporting Informed Consumer Decision-Making in the Heal

    “Lessons From the Frontlines: Strategies for Supporting Informed Consumer Decision-Making in the Health Insurance Marketplace” is based on in-depth interviews with national consumer assistance experts and navigators in California, Colorado, Florida and Illinois during an open ...

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    The Impact of Medicaid Expansion on Uncompensated Care Costs: Early Results and Policy Implications

    Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more than 10 million people in 30 states (including the District of Columbia) that expanded Medicaid have gained Medicaid or CHIP coverage, and the collective rate of uninsured individuals in expansion states has fallen from 18 percent to ...



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