Community health centers are an essential source of care for people in every state, including millions of those with Medicaid coverage. A new study estimates the magnitude of impacts on health centers if Congress were to pass proposals like those it recently considered to change how the federal government allocates money to state Medicaid programs: block grants and per-capita caps.
Blog: The Effect of Indiana's Medicaid Work Experiment On Community Health Centers (Updated Estimates)
By Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, and Sara Rosenbaum
In June 2019, we published an estimate of the impact of Medicaid work experiments in seven states, including Indiana. This analysis updates our earlier version in order to adjust for modest changes in estimates regarding the impact of Indiana’s experiment on Medicaid enrollment.
Researchers Publish Health Affairs Blog
Sara Rosenbaum, JD, Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy, and Alexander Somodevilla, JD, Senior Research Associate at Milken Institute School of Public Health, published an article Oct. 4 in Health Affairs titled "Looking Inside Tennessee’s Block Grant Proposal."
In the blog, Rosenbaum and Somodevilla write:
The Congressional Black Caucus and Moderate Allies Oppose Trump Administration’s Medicaid Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Policy
By Marsha Simon
Blog: The New Public Charge Rule Targets Immigrant Receipt of Public Benefits
By Alexander Somodevilla and Sara Rosenbaum