House Dems Said To Want Hybrid Approach For Fixing Medicaid Gap

By Maya Goldman, Amy Lotven / September 3, 2021 at 7:20 PM
A beneficiary advocate with knowledge of Hill negotiations said House Democratic leadership wants to close the so-called Medicaid coverage gap by first offering people who fall into the gap subsidies for modified exchange plans and then eventually extending coverage through a federal Medicaid-like program, though plans are still in flux. Democratic House leadership has a strong preference for eventually standing up a federal Medicaid look-alike program, though the Senate Democrats may put forth plans that are more focused on offering...

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