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March 25, 2019

A restrictive Montana proposal would take coverage away from about 50,000 people, a new fiscal analysis from the state Office of Budget and Program Planning finds, or about half of those enrolled through the...

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March 22, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, housing, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.

On health, Aviva Aron-Dine and Matt Broaddus explained that improving subsidies for low- and moderate-income people is

Fact Sheets and Interactive Map: Who Are The Remaining Uninsured?
March 21, 2019

Nine years after President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 23, 2010, the uninsured rate remains at a historic low and more than 20 million people have gained coverage — but about 30 million non-elderly people are still uninsured. Several new CBPP analyses examine the...

In Focus: Uninsured Rates Are Higher at Lower Income Levels
March 20, 2019

In Iowa, a Senate-passed bill that’s now before the House would almost certainly take Medicaid coverage away from thousands of people who can’t meet a work requirement.

The bill, which the Senate passed yesterday, would require all non-elderly adult Medicaid beneficiaries to document 20...

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March 19, 2019

In his 2020 budget, President Trump proposes again to radically reduce the federal role in helping low-income seniors, families with children, and others to pay rent and make ends meet.

Money House #2
March 19, 2019

A large majority of the more than 18,000 Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries who lost their Medicaid coverage since the state began implementing a first-in-the-nation Medicaid work requirement in June not only haven’t found jobs, but they also probably don’t have health insurance, new state data suggest.

Those who lost their Medicaid last year could have re-enrolled effective January 1, but...

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March 18, 2019

President Trump’s 2020 budget proposes nearly $600 billion in net Medicare spending reductions over ten years (see table). Most of the proposals...

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March 15, 2019

This week at CBPP, we focused on the federal budget, health, federal taxes, state budgets and taxes, and the economy.

On the federal budget, Robert Greenstein warned that President Trump’s fiscal 2020 budget proposal presents a...
President's 2020 Budget Would Cut Broad Set of Public Services
March 15, 2019

States can help reverse the harmful legacy of racism and racial discrimination by changing how they raise and spend money. Robust public investments in schools, health care, and infrastructure can create more opportunities for people of color. One way states can raise the needed revenue is by creating or strengthening “millionaires’ taxes” – higher tax rates at high income levels, as...

White Households Three Times Likelier Than Black and Latinx Households to Be in Top 1%
March 15, 2019

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed new rules that would expand “direct enrollment,” in which consumers enroll in marketplace coverage by using the websites of insurers and brokers instead of...

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