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Congressional Briefing for Freshmen on Medicaid

  • 2325 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

The National Coalition on Health Care is pleased to invite you to the second in a series of bipartisan health care briefings by and for Freshman offices. This time, we will be discussing the Fundamentals of Medicaid. We are pleased to be joined by leading experts at Georgetown University and the Kaiser Family Foundation, and sponsored by Rep. Deb Haaland.

Friday April 12, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Rayburn Room 2325

Medicaid covers 1 in 5 Americans, and plays a major role in providing coverage for people with special needs. Financed jointly by the federal government and the states, it has been a successful and flexible partnership for 5 decades. The Affordable Care Act expanded coverage to low-income adults, and 37 states have taken up this option thus far, providing coverage to over 12 million Americans. All age groups—from children to the elderly—are served by Medicaid in every Congressional district.