News Releases & Statements

Partnership for Medicaid Welcomes Extension of Health Care Safety Net Programs (Feb. 9, 2018)

Partnership for Medicaid Applauds CHIP Extension, Calls on Congress to Fund Safety Net Programs (Jan. 23, 2018)

Partnership for Medicaid Calls on Congress to Include Five Year CHIP Extension and Safety Net Program Funding in Early December Spending Bill (Dec. 7, 2017)

Partnership for Medicaid Calls on Congress to Act Now to Fund CHIP and Safety Net Programs (Sept. 29, 2017)

Partnership for Medicaid Opposes Continued Efforts to Undermine Medicaid (Sept. 19, 2017)

Partnership Partnership for Medicaid Thanks Lawmakers for Protecting Medicaid (Aug. 4, 2017)

Partnership for Medicaid Calls on Senate to Protect Medicaid (June 22, 2017)

Partnership for Medicaid Opposes the AHCA (May 1, 2017)

Partnership for Medicaid Statement on House Consideration of American Health Care Act (March 22, 2017)

Partnership for Medicaid Statement on the American Health Care Act (March 8, 2017)

Statement from The Partnership for Medicaid on House Republican Task Force Proposal to Introduce a Per-Capita Cap in the Medicaid Program (June 22, 2016)

Over 190 Leaders Show Bipartisan Support of Medicaid on Program’s 50th Anniversary (July 30, 2015)

Statement of the Partnership for Medicaid on the Supreme Court Decision Regarding Medicaid Expansion (June 2012)

Events Archive

Medicaid’s Role in Addressing Substance Use Disorders Through Innovative Care Pathways
Dec. 12, 2017, Washington, D.C.

Medicaid’s Next 50 Years: Perspectives from the Field
Sept. 28, 2015,  Washington, D.C.

The Partnership’s annual Capitol Hill briefing demonstrated how Medicaid has evolved since its enactment in 1965 to better meet the health care needs of the most vulnerable Americans, including low-income children and adults, pregnant women, older adults and people with disabilities in need of long-term services and supports (LTSS), and foster care children.

Speakers included Thomas M. Gellhaus, MD, FACOG, President-Elect, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Guillermo Gonzalez, Director of Government Affairs, Gold Coast Health Plan; Reginald Hartsfield, President, Advantage Management Group; Jeff Richardson, MBA, LCSW-C, Executive Director, Mosaic Community Services; and moderator Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, President and CEO, America’s Essential Hospitals


Quality Reporting in Medicaid: Stakeholder Roundtable Discussion
Sept. 11, 2014

The Partnership hosted a roundtable discussion with 70 stakeholders in Washington, DC. The discussion focused on The Next Step: Improving Health Care Quality and Reducing Costs in the Medicaid Program, the Partnership’s proposal for a comprehensive, standardized Medicaid quality measurement and reporting program. Partnership leaders shared background about the proposal and engaged in a rich discussion regarding the need for this framework. Participants discussed the relative costs and benefits of the proposal, the value of comprehensive reporting for academic research, and various options for executing the proposal.

Oregon: Experiment to Experience
March 14, 2014

This briefing offered rare, first-hand insight into the Medicaid reforms in Oregon to date, with presentations from state policy leaders, researchers, and Oregon Health Plan beneficiaries.

Speakers included Heidi Allen, MSW, PhD, professor, Columbia University School of Social Work; co-investigator on the Oregon Health Study; Kay Dickerson, Oregon Medicaid beneficiary; Judy Mohr Peterson, PhD, Director, Medicaid Assistance Programs, Oregon Health Authority; and Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, President and CEO, America’s Essential Hospitals