Expanding Access to Medicaid Coverage: The TEFRA Option and Children with Disabilities

Authors: Wilson, K. , Dworetzky, B. , Comeau, M.

Date: 2015

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: Medicaid/CHIP

This policy brief explains what the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) means in terms of creating additional pathways to Medicaid for children, a comparison of TEFRA and HCBS waivers, how TEFRA affects children with special health care needs, and suggested improvements that could provide further support to families.