Medicaid As A Public Health Responder: Washington State’s 1135 Waiver

By Sara Rosenbaum, Maria Velasquez, Morgan Handley, Rebecca Morris, and Alexander Somodevilla

Introduction

Legislative Action Aims to Secure A Comprehensive Public Health Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Current as of March 19, 2020. This post is a work in progress and will be updated with new developments.

By Maria Velasquez, Alexander Somodevilla and Morgan Handley

Introduction

Community Health Centers Would Suffer under Federal Block Grants or Per-Capita Caps for Medicaid

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.