• coverage
  • A substantial body of research has investigated effects of the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on coverage, access to care, and various economic measures. (kff.org)
  • This issue brief summarizes findings from 153 studies of the impact of state Medicaid expansions under the ACA published between January 2014 (when the coverage provisions of the ACA went into effect) and June 2017. (kff.org)
  • it excludes studies on impacts of ACA coverage expansions generally (not specific to Medicaid expansion alone) and studies investigating potential effects of expansion in states that have not (or had not, at the time of the study) expanded Medicaid. (kff.org)
  • With ACA repeal and replacement remaining a priority for the Trump Administration and Congress, this research shows that gains in coverage, improvements in access and families' financial security, as well as economic benefits to states and providers are at stake if the Medicaid expansion is repealed. (kff.org)
  • Studies show that Medicaid expansion results in significant coverage gains and reductions in uninsured rates, both among the low-income population broadly and within specific vulnerable populations. (kff.org)
  • Studies show that Medicaid expansion results in significant coverage gains and reductions in uninsured rates. (kff.org)
  • Recent studies have shown that expansion-related enrollment growth in Medicaid and declines in uninsured rates in expansion states continued in 2015 and 2016, and that the gap between coverage rates in expansion and non-expansion states continued to widen after 2014. (kff.org)
  • The sharp declines in uninsured rates among the low-income population in expansion states are widely attributed to gains in Medicaid coverage. (kff.org)
  • Studies exploring the potential for Medicaid expansion to "crowd-out" private insurance have found mixed results, with most showing no evidence of "crowd-out" and some showing slight declines in private coverage in expansion states following expansion. (kff.org)
  • If the appeal is successful, the Lansing-based health insurer, which has offered Medicaid Managed Care coverage to the mid-Michigan region since 1998, will continue to be an option for Medicaid-eligible individuals and families. (lansingchamber.org)
  • care
  • Most research demonstrates that Medicaid expansion positively affects access to care, utilization of services, the affordability of care, and financial security among the low-income population. (kff.org)
  • Studies also show that Medicaid expansions result in reductions in uncompensated care costs for hospitals and clinics as well as positive or neutral effects on employment and the labor market. (kff.org)
  • As one of Michigan's highest quality health plans, Physicians Health Plan (PHP) is proud to have cared for Medicaid Managed Care individuals and families since 1998 and will make every effort to continue that commitment to the region. (lansingchamber.org)
  • individuals
  • States expanding their Medicaid programs under the ACA have seen large increases in Medicaid enrollment, driven by enrollment of adults made newly eligible for Medicaid as well as enrollment growth among individuals who were previously eligible for but not enrolled in Medicaidexperienced slower enrollment growth. (kff.org)
  • On Aug. 3, 2015, PHP submitted a comprehensive and competitive Medicaid Health Plan proposal to the MDHHS Joint Evaluation Committee in response to a Request for Proposals, with the goal of continuing to serve Medicaid-eligible individuals throughout Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. (lansingchamber.org)
  • services
  • LANSING, MI - Physicians Health Plan (PHP) has announced it is appealing the recommendation of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Joint Evaluation Committee to discontinue the PHP Medicaid Health Plan in Region 7 (Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties). (lansingchamber.org)