Stabilizing MassHealth Funding: Options to Break the Recurring Cycle of Expansion and Contraction

Friday, February 10, 2012
Stabilizing MassHealth Funding: Options to Break the Recurring Cycle of Expansion and Contraction
Robert W. Seifert, MPA
University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute (MMPI) released Stabilizing MassHealth Funding: Options to Break the Recurring Cycle of Expansion and Contraction, co-written by Robert Seifert. The policy brief discusses the challenges and implications of the Medicaid program, including options for reducing the reactive swings in MassHealth funding and services that coincide with downturns in the economy.