Medicaid and CHIP


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Medicaid: State Issues

Medicaid—a federal/state partnership with shared authority and financing—is a government sponsored insurance program for low-income individuals. Medicaid pays for health and long-term care services for more than 70 million people. These pages contain resources on a wide array of state issues related to Medicaid programs.


Medicaid: Federal Issues

Repealing and revising federal health law associated with the provisions of the Affordable Care Act is a primary declared goal of the Trump administration and congressional republican leaders in 2018. This web page will serve as a landing page for links to federal Medicaid resources.


Medicaid and CHIP


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Health and Human Services

The Health and Human Services Committee is one of eight NCSL Standing Committees that educates Congress and federal agencies about state concerns and serves as a forum for state legislators and legislative staff to learn about and share information regarding programs and initiatives in other states.


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Medicaid for State Policymakers

Overview of pages related to Medicaid policy issues such as work requirements, costs, waivers, fraud and abuse, prescription drugs, reform, long-term care supports.