Publication Date: March 2007
Publisher: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Donna Cohen Ross
Research Area: Health
Keywords: Economic projections; Federal budget; Economic inequality; Citizenship
A recent federal requirement that U.S. citizens document their citizenship status when they apply for or renew their Medicaid coverage is reducing Medicaid enrollment, particularly among low-income children, and raising state administrative costs, according to a report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.