Title

A ‘Sleeper’ lurking in the GOP’s health-care overhaul

UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Law and Economics

Date

6-26-2017

Document Type

News Article

Disciplines

Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research

Abstract

One little-discussed aspect of a new GOP health-care bill would significantly change the way state Medicaid programs are funded and could erode coverage nationwide. In Governing, our health policy analyst Rachel Gershon discusses how per capita caps would be a historic change for state Medicaid programs, and likely force hard decisions about who and what to cover.

Keywords

Senate, health care bill, health legislation, Affordable Care Act, ACA, health care access, Medicaid