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

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

Date 2015

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.