Medicaid at 50: A Blog Series on the Program’s Evolution and Future

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<p>Medicaid, which along with Medicare marks its 50th anniversary this month, has evolved from an adjunct to state welfare programs to a major source of health insurance nationwide. In a new series of blog posts, Cindy Mann and Deborah Bachrach of Manatt Health Solutions examine Medicaid’s transformation and consider its role in the new coverage paradigm established by the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>The authors trace changes in eligibility rules and processes over time and examine state policy proposals that might impede progress in coverage.</p> Read the first post