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Both of these large state waivers affect hundreds of thousands of Medicaid beneficiaries, involve billions of federal Medicaid matching funds, and are designed, in part, to promote changes in the health care delivery system that will result in better care for individuals, better population health, and reductions in costs through system improvements. They have a number of key similarities and differences as summarized in the side-by-side table within this fact sheet.
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Programs/Initiatives:Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs); coverage expansion; Public Hospital Delivery System Reform (DSRIP); Mandatory Medicaid Managed Care; Refinance Designated State Health Programs (DSHP)
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53080