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Kaiser Issue Brief Examines Federal Requirements and State Options in Medicaid

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Kaiser Issue Brief Examines Federal Requirements and State Options in Medicaid

May 2, 2011

A new issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Federal Core Requirements And State Options In Medicaid: Current Policies and Key Issues, presents an overview of the current Medicaid program framework, with a focus on federal core requirements and state options related to eligibility, benefits and cost sharing, care delivery and provider payment, long-term services and supports, and dual eligibles. The brief also looks at key issues related to the evolving balance between federal standards and state options in Medicaid, including changes expected under the new health reform law.