Briefs & Reports

Reforming New York’s Medicaid Eligibility Process: Lessons from Other States

The Medicaid Institute at United Hospital Fund

Vern K. Smith, PhD

This report examines the New York Medicaid eligibility structure and process, draws from the experience of selected states that have undertaken improvements in their Medicaid eligibility systems and processes in recent years, and identifies lessons that New York might consider as it seeks to improve its own Medicaid eligibility process.