Compare and contrast medicaid and budget reductions.
Compare and contrast medicaid and budget reductions
Use case studies written by the Kaiser Foundation to develop a report (6 pag min. and 8 page maximum) comparing and contrasting policies of 2 states to reduce Medicaid spending as a means of balancing the budgets in those states. Students will select 2 reports (state case studies) from the following site to complete this assignment: http://www.kff.org/medicaid/7324.cfm .To provide comparisons on current budgeting issues, policy actions, and other relevant updates on the two states selected, also us the recent Kaiser report Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013(Kaiser Oct 2012) Full Report – http://www.kff.org/medicaid/upload/8248.pdf
For the two states selected, provide an overview of each states policy position and actions on expanding its Medicaid program as allowed for in the Affordable Care Act.