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Broader Flexibility For Medicaid Expansion Could Hike Enrollment In Both Exchanges, Medicaid

November 14, 2017
Avalere found that if the federal government were to allow states to expand Medicaid to adults with incomes up to 100 percent of the federal poverty level rather than 138 percent, 4 million people could shift from Medicaid to the exchanges and nearly 7 million others could be newly eligible for Medicaid coverage if more states expanded their programs. The research, released on Tuesday (Nov. 14), found 6.9 million people could become newly eligible for Medicaid if the 19 remaining...

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