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Medicaid in the Territories: Program Features, Challenges, and Changes

Description
Issue brief examining key issues and trends in the Medicaid program for Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, using findings drawn from a budget survey and interviews with Medicaid officials. Focuses on Medicaid financing, eligibility and enrollment, benefits, provider access and delivery systems, and the changes from fiscal years 2017 to 2019. Features statistics including Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program enrollment as of July 2016, and Medicaid funding and spending in these territories as of fiscal year 2017.
Author(s)
Cornelia Hall, Robin Rudowitz, Kathleen Gifford
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
Kaiser Family Foundation
Tagged as
Access · Medicaid · Service delivery models · American Samoa · Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands · Guam · Puerto Rico · U.S. Virgin Islands