Overview of the Medicaid Program

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This video is one segment in a series of videos from ResDAC’s Introduction to the Use of the Medicaid and CHIP TAF (T-MSIS Analytic File) Data for Research. This presentation provides an overview of the Medicaid program. Understanding the programmatic structure underlying the data is key to correct interpretation.

Topics include:

  • The history and design of the Medicaid program
  • Services covered by the Medicaid program
  • Notable features of Medicaid, including waivers, etc.
  • Use of managed care in the Medicaid Program
  • The impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the Medicaid program
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