How You Can Help Individuals With Disabilities Access Appropriate Plans
As a result of the changes to Medicaid eligibility rules made possible by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), an estimated 16-22 million new individuals across the country will become eligible for Medicaid. However, not all Medicaid enrollees will have access to the same benefit package.
provides an overview of the changes to Medicaid eligibility rules as part of health care reform and enrollment pathway considerations for people with disabilities and;
identifies ways that advocates and others interested in Medicaid benefit design and enrollment issues can help ensure that people with disabilities have the information they need to make an informed decision about the enrollment pathway that will lead to the benefit plan best suited to their needs.