Eight States Will Stop Medicaid Expansion If Congress Reduces FMAP

/ February 17, 2017 at 3:26 PM
Eight states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act included statutory triggers to end their expansion programs should Congress reduce the enhanced federal match below levels guaranteed by the ACA, according to a paper by Manatt Health Solutions obtained by Inside Health Policy. Some House and Senate lawmakers have hedged on whether they still support ending Medicaid expansion, yet a draft policy brief by House Republican leadership and obtained by IHP Thursday (Feb. 16) explicitly says Congress will...

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