Kansas Governors Council on Medicaid Expansion Thursday, December

Kansas Governors Council on Medicaid Expansion Thursday, December

Kansas Governors Council on Medicaid Expansion Thursday, December 12, 2019 1 Agenda for Todays Meeting Overview of Previous Council Meetings National Landscape of Medicaid Expansion Considerations on Current Senate and House Plans for Medicaid Expansion Brief Comments from Council Members Lunch Discussion of Draft Guideposts and Next Steps Overview of Previous Council Meetings Hemi Tewarson, Director, NGA Health 3 Topics Discussed During Previous Council Meetings Brief introduction to Medicaid, the Medicaid population, and overview of

the Medicaid landscape in Kansas National landscape of state actions related to Medicaid Expansion, including experiences with premiums and copayments Process requirements for Medicaid Section 1115 demonstrations and Section 1332 Individual Market Waivers State Experiences with Medicaid Expansion: Montana, Jessica Rhoades, Health Policy Advisor, Office of Governor Bullock Ohio, Greg Moody, Health Policy Advisor, Former Governor Kasich Michigan, Kathleen Stiffler, Director, Bureau of Medicaid Care Management, Department of Health and Human Services Montanas Experience with Medicaid Expansion Program Implementation Passed a Medicaid expansion bill in 2015 with bi-partisan support Coverage began in January 2016 after CMS approved a Medicaid 1115 waiver Coverage Outcomes Uninsured rate decreased from 20% in 2013 to 7.4% in 2017 Medicaid expansion covers over 89,000 people, or 1 in 9 Montanans Health Outcomes Since Medicaid expansion, over 100,000 Montanans with Medicaid coverage have accessed preventive services

Half of new enrollees have reported improved health since receiving coverage 12,000 new enrollees have received substance use treatment and 39,000 people have received mental health services Economic Outcomes Expansion has added $600 million in economic output to Montanas economy each year Expansion has fueled 9,715 new jobs, $793 million in associated wages and $30.5 million in new state tax revenue Expansion is expected to generate $1.6 billion in personal income and $2.1 billion in economic output or new sales during its first five years Montana HELP-Link Medicaid expansion has contributed a 6% increase in Medicaid-eligible adults joining the workforce HELP-Link is a voluntary program launched by Montanas Department of Labor and Industry with existing resources repurposed for this effort Program reused existing state funding and did not require any new full time employees For over 29,000 Montana Medicaid recipients receiving some type of workforce training, 81% are employed in the quarter after completing training About 71% experience wage increases in the year after

participation (compared to the year before) with a median increase of $8,060 annually a median wage after completion of $16,784 Ohios Experience with Medicaid Expansion Program Implementation Expanded Medicaid effective January 1, 2014 through a state plan amendment after an extensive coalition building and stakeholdering process led by the Governor Coverage Outcomes Uninsured rate was cut in half, from 32% to 13% Health Outcomes 31% of enrollees reported improved health status since receiving coverage 27% detected a previously undiagnosed chronic condition More than a third of enrollees quit smoking and reported that Medicaid helped them do so Economic Outcomes Half of enrollees reported it was easier to pay for other necessities such as food and housing with Medicaid coverage The percentage of enrollees with medical debt fell from 56% to 31%

Most enrollees reported that they found it easier to work or look for work with Medicaid coverage Michigans Experience with Medicaid Expansion Program Implementation Medicaid expansion became effective in Michigan in April 2014, under the authority of a Section 1115 demonstration Coverage Outcomes Healthy Michigan provided coverage for 650,000 people who were previously uninsured Health Outcomes 48% of enrollees reported improvements in physical health, 40% reported improved dental health, 38% reported improved mental health 95% of new enrollees with chronic medical conditions reported seeing a primary care providers 30% of new enrollees reported being newly diagnosed with a health condition after enrollment Economic Outcomes Increased tax revenue in the state by $145 million Resulted in the creation of 39,000 new jobs across the state

Personal income for new enrollees increased by an estimated $2.2 billon Kansas Governors Council on Medicaid Expansion Diane Rowland, Sc.D. Executive Vice President Emerita, Kaiser Family Foundation December 12, 2019 To date, 37 states and DC have adopted the Medicaid expansion. VT WA MT ND MN OR ID




Adopted (37 States including DC) Not Adopting At This Time (14 States) NOTES: Current status for each state is based on KFF tracking and analysis of state activity. Expansion is adopted but not yet implemented in ID, NE, and UT. (See link below for additional state-specific notes). SOURCE: Status of State Action on the Medicaid Expansion Decision, KFF State Health Facts, updated September 20, 2019. https://www.kff.org/health-reform/state-indicator/state-activity-around-expanding-medicaid-under-the-affordable-care-act/ Gaps in coverage for adults remain in states that have not implemented the ACA Medicaid expansion. 41% FPL $8,745 for parents in a family of three as of January 2019 $12,140 for an individual $48,560 for an individual Across states, eligibility levels are higher for children and pregnant

women than parents and other adults. Median Medicaid/CHIP Income Eligibility Thresholds by Expansion Status, January 2019 Implemented the Medicaid Expansion Has not Implemented Expansion 288% ($61,430) ($45,860) 215% 213% ($45,432) 200% ($42,660) 138% ($29,435) 138% ($17,236) 41% ($8,745)

Children Pregnant Women Parents ($0) 0% Childless Adults NOTE: These medians are based on Medicaid expansion decisions made by January 2019. Eligibility levels are based on 2019 federal poverty levels (FPLs) for a family of three for children, pregnant women, and parents, and for an individual for childless adults. In 2019, the FPL was $21,330 for a family of three and $12,490 for an individual. Thresholds include the standard five percentage point of the FPL disregard. SOURCE: Based on results from a national survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, 2019. Evidence from over 300 studies suggests that the Medicaid expansion has positive effects for beneficiaries and states. Reduction in the Number of Uninsured Increased Access to Care and Service Utilization + Federal + State

Funds Affordability / Financial Security Outcomes Increased State Savings Uncompensated care costs State-funded health programs (e.g. behavioral health and corrections) Increased Economic Activity General fund revenue and GDP or neutral effects on employment SOURCE: L. Antonisse, R. Garfield, R. Rudowitz, and S. Artiga, The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review (Washington, DC: Kaiser Family Foundation, August 15, 2019, https://www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/the-effects-of-medicaid-expansion-under-the-aca-updated-findings-from-a-literature-review-august-2

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