Economic Impact of Medicaid

These resources break down the economic impact of Medicaid expansion on state budgets and economies, and take a look at innovation within the program. Additionally, we examine what federal repeal of Medicaid expansion or spending caps could mean for states. (

You can also get the latest data and facts on Medicaid Expansion’s impact on state budgets, the economy, uncompensated care costs and more at our Medicaid Expansion Resource Center.

Economic Impact Of Medicaid Expansion

You Do the Math: Tools to Determine Economic Impact in Your State
Use these tools to determine areas of expansion-related savings and revenue generation in your state, or to assess the impact that changes to federal Medicaid funding could have on your state.


A Look at Budget Impact in Expansion States
Read about the savings and revenue gains that expansion states are realizing along with a deeper dive on areas of savings and funding streams including uncompensated care, criminal justice, Indian Health Services and more.


A Look at Potential Budget Impact in Non-Expansion States
Read about the potential budget impact in select states if they expanded their Medicaid program.


Examining Long-Term Budget Impact in States
Read what economic gains states are projecting due to Medicaid expansion.


Impact Of Expansion Repeal, Spending Caps

Examining the Impact of Expansion Repeal and Spending Caps
Read the latest assessment of possible plans to repeal Medicaid expansion or cap federal spending and what it could mean for local economies and residents.


Flexibility And Innovation In Today’s Medicaid

Medicaid Innovation
Read about how Medicaid is leading delivery system reforms as well how alternative expansion waivers have given states flexibility to tailor their programs.