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Health Care
February 21, 2020
Policy Tip Sheet: Telehealth Could Bring Savings to Medicaid
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans examines a new bill that would expand access to telehealth through Colorado's community health centers by affirming that these services meet face-to-face requirements under Medicaid and should be reimbursed as such.
Health Care
February 14, 2020
Research & Commentary: There is No Such Thing as a Conservative Expansion of Medicaid
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how states expanding with faux free-market reforms have failed to improve their Medicaid programs.
Entitlements
January 29, 2020
Research & Commentary: Medicaid Dominating State Budgets
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new study from the Pew Charitable Trusts has found that the states’ share of Medicaid spending has grown steadily over time and is taking up more and more of state revenue.
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Health Care
January 10, 2020
Research & Commentary: Medicaid Expansion is not the Only Way to Improve Medicaid in Kansas
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the latest effort to expand Medicaid in Kansas and why Kansas lawmakers should consider other options.
Health Care
October 17, 2019
Research & Commentary: Missouri Should Pursue Medicaid Reform, Not Expansion
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid expansion and how Missouri can use the waiver process to bring positive change to its Medicaid program.
Health Care
October 15, 2019
Research & Commentary: Oklahoma Should Reform, Not Expand, SoonerCare
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Medicaid reform, Medicaid expansion, and how states can use the waiver process to bring positive change to their Medicaid programs.

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Entitlements
March 9, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Arkansas demostration waiver to enact work requirements approved by the Trump Administration. Increased self-sufficiency, community engagement, and a stronger work ethic are on their way!
March 8, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a series of welfare reform bills recently passed by Wisconsin’s state legislature that could serve as a model for other states to follow.
March 1, 2018
By Arianna Wilkerson
Wisconsin has an extremely effective approach to welfare that creates jobs, reduces welfare rates, and helps break a cycle of dependency.
February 16, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a proposed waiver in Alabama requesting permission from the federal government to implement work requirements in its Medicaid program.
February 15, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this testimony before the Maryland House Appropriations Committee, Matthew Glans discusses time limits for food stamp programs and how they help states manage costs.
January 31, 2018
By John Nothdurft
John Nothdurft testified in a Wisconsin joint public hearing regarding welfare reform.
January 24, 2018
By Matthew Glans, Charlie Katebi
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans and Charlie Katebi examine several Medicaid waiver proposals being considered in Idaho and discuss which may be the best fit for the state.
January 23, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the Medicaid waiver recently approved for Kentucky and argues it could be a model for other states to follow as they reform their own Medicaid programs.
January 10, 2018
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Pennsylvania's efforts to reform its welfare system.
November 30, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Alabama that would add work requirements to the state’s food stamp program.
November 16, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new bill in Ohio that would require state officials to conduct quarterly eligibility checks on food stamp recipients, using several state and federal databases.
September 7, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Kansas' recent welfare reforms and their success in leading recipients out of poverty.
September 1, 2017
By Matthew Glans
This week's Leaflet examines how states can address pension costs through cost of living adjustments reform.
July 28, 2017
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the efforts by several states to add work requirements to their food stamp programs and the effect the reforms have had on enrollment.
July 27, 2017
By Sally C. Pipes
The path to true health care reform is clear, and taking it has never been more urgent, writes Sally Pipes.
July 26, 2017
By Stephen A. Moses
In this report, Center for Long-Term Care Reform President Stephen A. Moses "explains and substantiates the argument that easy access to Medicaid after care is needed has caused most of long-term care’s problems."
March 28, 2017
By Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, S. T. Karnick
Our Medicaid Fix would expand patient choice and give each Medicaid enrollee real money instead of false promises, in the form of a personal, federal, and state safety nets and help for people with preexisting conditions.
March 17, 2017
By Elizabeth Sanders
A recent AEI study titled "A Safety Net That Works" provides an overview of the issues of each of the current welfare programs and suggestions on how they should be addressed.
February 8, 2017
By Elizabeth Sanders
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Proposes Welfare Reform, Titled "Wisconsin Works For Everyone"
February 8, 2017
By Robert Doar
Improving Federal Programs for Low-Income Americans
January 25, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
This Roadmap paper describes how personal savings and investment accounts could entirely eliminate the unfunded liabilities of Social Security – and eventually Medicare.
December 21, 2016
By Peter Ferrara, Lewis Uhler
The reforms outlined here would win the War on Poverty, end the poverty trap, and free the nation’s poor to become productive citizens and raise children prepared for better lives than their parents had.
December 5, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the SNAP program and the measures used to ensure quality control for payments and eligibility.
November 2, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines the effect of Medicaid expansion on patient use of emergency rooms.
October 27, 2016
By Molly Frean, B.A., Jonathan Gruber, Ph.D., and Benjamin D. Sommers, M.D., Ph.D.
Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber's new study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows most Medicaid enrollees under the Affordable Care Act were previously eligible for Medicaid, meaning the federal government has overpaid for their insurance.
September 12, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines several plans for Medicaid expansion in Georgia and why expansion is a bad idea.
September 1, 2016
By Tamara Hayford, Lyle Nelson and Alexia Diorio
This paper calculates hospitals’ profit margins and the share of hospitals that might lose money in 2025 under several illustrative scenarios.
September 1, 2016
By Brian Blase
In this paper, Brian Blase discusses long-standing problems with the Medicaid program and examine the way the ACA has exacerbated those problems.
August 31, 2016
By Georgia Chamber of Commerce Health and Wellness Policy Committee
The Georgia Chamber of Commerce's three proposal's to expand Medicaid are known as the "Georgia Way."
August 18, 2016
By Nathan Makla
The lead essay discusses welfare reform and Olympic success.
August 3, 2016
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines Medicare Part D and the proposed changes to the competitive-bidding process from various perspectives.
July 12, 2016
By Congressional Budget Office
This report, published by Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan independent federal government agency, uses current spending and revenue trends to project future economic and fiscal indicators.
June 7, 2016
By Task Force on Poverty, Opportunity, & Upward Mobility
The American Dream is the idea that, no matter who you are or where you come from, if you work hard and give it your all, you will succeed. But for too many people today, that’s simply not true.
June 6, 2016
SNAP has become one of the fastest growing welfare programs provided by the U.S. government.
June 1, 2016
By Committee on Economic Development (unsigned)
The next Administration and Congress will hold the key to successfully transforming welfare from a system whose watch words were entitlement and dependence to one whose goals are responsibility and opportunity So far, the 1996 welfare reforms have met
June 1, 2016
By Cato Institute (unsigned)
What Congress Should Do About Child Care
June 1, 2016
By William W. Beach, Daniel J. Mitchell, Gareth G. Davis, and Stuart M.
WHAT TO DO IN 1999
June 1, 2016
By State of New Mexico Dept of Children, Youth, Families
June 1, 2016
By State of New Mexico, Dept of Children, Youth and Families