The Family Opportunity Act’s Medicaid Buy-in Option: What We’ve Learned

Authors: Comeau, M.

Date: 2009

Project: The Catalyst Center

Keywords: CYSHCN, Financial Hardship, Medicaid Buy-In Programs, Medicaid/CHIP

This slide deck, presented during a topical conference call the by the Catalyst Center, explains the benefits of the Family Opportunity Act (FOA) and the different ways states can implement this important state option for extending Medicaid to children with disabilities. It also highlights the differences between the FOA, waivers, and TEFRA/Katie Beckett.