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Medicaid Expansion Maryland

Martin O’Malley to help usher Medicaid Expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act in Maryland

Medicaid Expansion Accepted by Maryland Maryland unlike its neighbor Virginia has accepted the Medicaid Expansion provision of the Affordable Care Act. Based on recent surveys and studies in Maryland there is an estimated 224,000 uninsured adults who would be eligible to participate in the Medicaid Expansion program the state will implement. Based on the new Medicaid Expansion eligibility rules 167,000 would be newly eligible for Medicaid in the state, 57,000 are currently eligible for the Medicaid program under current rules but are not currently enrolled.

 How many adults will enroll in the Medicaid Expansion Program?

When Maryland implement Medicaid Expansion,  It is estimated that 246,000 to 348,000 adults will participate in Medicaid Expansion by 2019.

How much will it cost Maryland for Medicaid Expansion?

Maryland is estimating it will spend in the range of $533 million and $1.1 billion to implement Medicaid Expansion until 2019 the first 6 years of Medicaid expansion.  Since the Federal government will cover the cost for the first 6 years of the new members at 100%, the additional spending is just 1.7% to 3.4% more than what Maryland Will have spent on Medicaid during that time frame without the expansion.

 

State Centers for Medicaid

Need Application Forms, or information on your states Medicaid Application guideline. Please visit our State Centers for Medicaid Page with links to Applications, and Contact information for specific states.

 

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