Health

Reforming Florida’s Medicaid Drug Program

Florida is moving aggressively to cover Medicaid enrollees in privately-administered managed care plans. The state should also continue to move enrollees to managed drug plans. Virtually all state Med…

Reforming Michigan’s Medicaid Drug Program

Michigan is moving to cover Medicaid enrollees in privately-administered managed care plans. The state should also continue to move enrollees to managed drug plans. Virtually all state Medicaid progra…

The Health Exchange Marriage Penalty
Florida’s Market-Based Medicaid Reform Demonstration: Cost and Quality Issues

Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for the poor, was created almost as an after-thought as part of the Medicare Act of 1965. From 1975 to 2010, Medicaid costs grew 1.8 percent faster than…

Veterans and Higher Education

The post-September 11, 2001, GI Bill provides education benefits to veterans who serve at least 90 days on active duty. It covers up to 36 months of costs for even the most expensive public colleges i…

An Economic and Policy Analysis of Medicaid Expansion in Ohio

In June 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional those provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) that deny federal matching funds for Medicaid to states tha…

An Economic and Policy Analysis of Medicaid Expansion in Virginia

In June 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional those provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) that deny federal matching funds for Medicaid to states tha…

The Uninsured Crisis under ObamaCare

The number of people who lacked health coverage fell slightly to 48 million in 2012, from 48.6 million the year before, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Income & Poverty report.