NACHC is among the organizations representing states, territories, counties, cities and towns calling on Congress to provide an enhanced federal share for the Medicaid program in the next bipartisan COVID-19 relief bill. The associations argue that boosting the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP), which is the linchpin of the federal-state partnership that provides health care for more than 70 million Americans, will help ensure that people in every state and territory have access to critical, often life-saving, health care. They note the
ongoing pandemic has resulted in millions of Americans losing their jobs, in many cases moving from employer-provided health care to Medicaid.
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