home and community based services

September 20, 2018

Medicaid expansion not diverting resources from traditional Medicaid

Medicaid expansion in Louisiana has been a major success story. Since eligibility for the health insurance program was expanded in July 2016, more than 480,000 low-income adults have gained access to critical health services.
September 22, 2017

Cassidy’s disastrous bill (cont’d)

The Medicaid directors of all 50 states and the District of Columbia came together Thursday with a clear, unanimous message on Sen. Bill Cassidy’s health repeal legislation: it’s bad policy being pushed through an irresponsible process.

Number of the Day

44,772 - Number of Louisianans participating in Medicaid-funded home or community based services, which are put at risk under the Cassidy-Graham legislation. (Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities)