Impact of early retirees eligible for Medicaid could be small

September 2011
State Health Watch;Sep2011, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p11
The article assesses the potential impact of the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) methodology described in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2011 on Medicaid enrollments across the U.S. Chris Stenrud of the Department of Health and Human Services, estimates that the new income methodology would increase the number of eligible candidates for Medicaid benefits by 2014. He concedes that only a small percentage of these people, mostly early retirees, are likely to enroll in the Medicaid program.


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