Congress’s Medicaid funding increase creates massive legal uncertainty for states during COVID-19 Crisis

Published April 22, 2020

According to authors, Scott Centorino, senior fellow at FGA and Chase Martin, FGA legal affairs director, ¬†the “extra funding comes with major strings attached. In order to receive the FMAP bump, states must meet several conditions, such as not removing ineligible enrollees from the program.4¬†However, these misguided restrictions also create significant legal uncertainty, at a time when states can least afford it.”