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Integrated Benefits Initiative: New Approach to More Human-Centered Safety Net

September 13, 2018

Low-income families often must navigate a time-consuming, multi-step process to get and keep the benefits they need, which is why the Integrated Benefits Initiative is partnering with government agencies around the country as they work to modernize and improve eligibility systems and processes for the vulnerable individuals they serve. The initiative brings together technology, design, and...

Integrated Benefits Pilot States

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September 7, 2018

This week at CBPP, we focused on federal taxes, poverty and inequality, housing, health, food assistance, and the economy.

  • On federal taxes, Chuck Marr and Brendan Duke warned that the new House Republican tax proposal fails a fiscal
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August 31, 2018

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

  • On health, Shelby Gonzales pointed to a new Government Accountability Office report that found the Trump

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August 24, 2018

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, family income support, state budgets and taxes, Social Security, and the economy.

  • On health, Judith Solomon warned that the Trump Administration can’t justify re-approving Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver
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States Expanding Medicaid Have Made Bigger Gains in Rural Health Coverage

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August 17, 2018

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, housing, Social Security, family income support, and the economy.

  • On health, Jessica Schubel warned that proposals to partially expand Medicaid would fall short of full Medicaid expansion with
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Social Security Lifts 1.7 Million Children Out of Poverty

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August 10, 2018

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, federal taxes, food assistance, Social Security, and the economy.

  • On health, Aviva Aron-Dine found that eligibility restrictions in recent Medicaid waivers would cause many thousands of people
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August 3, 2018

This week at CBPP we focused on health, food assistance, Social Security, federal taxes, state taxes, and the economy.

  • On health, Peggy Bailey urged policymakers to embrace proposals that would maximize Medicaid’s coverage of
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July 27, 2018

This week at CBPP we focused on the safety net, health, poverty and inequality, federal taxes, state budgets and taxes, housing, Social Security, and the economy.

  • On the safety net, we released a number of materials highlighting the flaws of proposals to take assistance away from people not able to meet work requirements. We published an
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Real Wages Have Been Stagnant for Workers With Low Levels of Education

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July 20, 2018

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

  • On health, Sarah Lueck and Matt Broaddus warned that the expansion of skimpy health care plans promoted by the Trump Administration and several different
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Mississippi’s Revised Medicaid Waiver Has Same Flaws as Original Version

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July 13, 2018

This week at CBPP, we focused on health, food assistance, the economy, family income support, federal taxes, state budgets, and housing.

  • On health, Hannah Katch explained that a recent decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
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Health Saving Accounts (HSAs) Mostly Benefit High-Income Taxpayers

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