Report: States Get More, Spend More On Medicaid Under ACA

According to recent report released by the National Association of State Budget Officers, states are receiving and spending more money on the Medicaid health insurance program. The Affordable Care Act allowed more people to enroll in Medicaid and gave states 90 to 100 percent reimbursements for new enrollees. In fiscal year 2014, the increase in federal funds to states was almost entirely due to additional Medicaid dollars. Although Medicaid spending rose in most states, it was mostly funded by the federal government. Federal funding for Medicaid increased 17.8 percent, but state dollars directed towards it grew only 2.7 percent, according to the report.

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3 thoughts on “Report: States Get More, Spend More On Medicaid Under ACA

  1. Do we qualify for Medicaid under the new rule because of our income.

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