Title

Stabilizing MassHealth Funding: Options to Break the Recurring Cycle of Expansion and Contraction

UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Law and Economics

Date

2-10-2012

Document Type

Technical Report

Disciplines

Health Economics | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research

Abstract

The Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute (MMPI) released Stabilizing MassHealth Funding: Options to Break the Recurring Cycle of Expansion and Contraction, co-written by Robert Seifert. The policy brief discusses the challenges and implications of the Medicaid program, including options for reducing the reactive swings in MassHealth funding and services that coincide with downturns in the economy.

Client/Partner: Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute

Keywords

Massachusetts, Medicaid, MassHealth, funding