Go to Directly to Work, Do Not Collect Health Insurance: Low Income Parents Lose Medicaid
Publication Date: June 2000
Publisher(s): Families USA
Author(s): Rachel Klein
Nearly one million low-income parents in 15 states lost Medicaid coverage over the past four years, due largely to flaws in state implementation of welfare reform. While states have liberalized eligibility levels so more children can qualify for coverage, few states have done so for parents.