Inside CMS - 07/13/2017

How Per-Capita Caps Would Complicate Medicaid In Three States

July 12, 2017
Congressional Republicans' push to convert Medicaid financing to per-capita caps adds an extra layer of complexity for states in the middle of their own program reforms. Inside Health Policy looked at how the GOP plan is complicating Medicaid policy efforts in three states -- Colorado, Iowa and Alaska. Each has expanded Medicaid and each is at a unique point in their efforts to improve their programs. These states' struggles offer a snapshot into potential unforeseen hurdles and fiscal implications that...

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