Medicaid is the nation's primary way of financing and delivering community-based health and long-term services to children and adults with disabilities. It is the nation's largest health care program, and serves nearly 60 million low-income Americans, including an estimated 9.9 million people with disabilities. AUCD advocates for the maintenance of the individual entitlement to a full range of Medicaid health and long-term supports and services for all eligible children and adults with disabilities.
Deadline Extended to June 12, 2013
The AUCD Conference provides a special opportunity to share your interests, talents, and perspectives in a range of disability related topics with others in the network and our partners.
The House and Senate Budget Committee Chairs, Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), have introduced their respective budget resolutions. AUCD urges Congress to work together to undertake balanced deficit reduction that improves our fiscal health while protecting the important programs that serve people with disabilities.
The State Medicaid Expansion Tracker is a monthly publication from the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD). It focuses on actions and activities around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) optional Medicaid expansion.
This report from NASUAD summarizes state actions and activities around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) optional Medicaid expansion. To monitor state trends and progress around this issue, NASUAD has drawn from a variety of sources to compile this First Edition of The State Medicaid Expansion Tracker. This information is expected to be updated monthly, as new governors take office, state legislative sessions convene, budgets are proposed, and decisions are made.
The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured provides information and analysis on health care coverage and access for the low-income population, with a special focus on Medicaid's role and coverage of the uninsured.