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Access to affordable health insurance is essential to the ability of people with disabilities to seek and maintain employment. As their income fluctuates, people may migrate between Medicaid and Marketplace coverage, and they may face changes in their benefits and out-of-pocket responsibilities as a consequence. This issue brief uses hypothetical examples of working people with disabilities to illustrate the experiences they might have with Medicaid and Marketplace coverage in four states.
Populations:Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities; Physical Disabilities; Psychiatric Disabilities/Mental Illness
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Programs/Initiatives:Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Medicaid; health reform; Affordable Care Act; disability; Marketplace; benefits; cost sharking; home and community based services; mental health; long-term services and supports; health coverage; qualified health plans; employer-sponsored insurance; affordability; employment; federal poverty level
- Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/65890