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Medicaid Funding Boost for States Can’t Wait

March 12, 2020

The House COVID-19 bill’s temporary Medicaid funding boost, if in effect for all of calendar year 2020, would deliver roughly $35 billion in immediate, needed relief to states.

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Many States Taking Steps That Will Improve Residents’ Health, Advance Health Equity

April 1, 2019

Many states this year have adopted or are considering budget and policy changes that don’t involve health care programs directly but can measurably improve residents’ health, such as improving their tax codes, raising the minimum wage, and investing in education. Things like access to food, affordable housing, high-quality schools, and economic opportunity significantly affect people’s and...

State and Local Budget Decisions Affect Health Outcomes