Policy Change Proposal Section II
Section 2001 of PL 111-148 Change Objectives
The federal government shall pay 100% of the cost of the newly eligible individuals during 2015 and 2016
The federal government shall pay 100% in subsidies to individuals receiving Medicaid healthcare plans prior to the passing of this law
All Americans (individuals and families) with income below 133% of the federal poverty level will be eligible for Medicaid by the end of 2015
Policy Change Options
If section 2001 of PL 111-148 remains as is currently enacted, then its purpose in creating a new eligibility group (expand Medicaid) will partially fail because it will amount Continue reading...