Forum Session

Welfare Reform and Its Impact on Medicaid: An Update
February 26, 1999

Manager

Judith D. Moore

Summary

Capitalizing on insights gained in recent visits to Kansas and New Jersey, this Forum session looked at progress on implementation of state welfare reform programs through Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), reviewed national studies of TANF and its implementation, and continued the Forum's examination of the special interface between welfare reform and health programs, particularly Medicaid.

Speakers

Richard P. Nathan, PhD, Director, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, State University of New York; Frank J. Thompson, PhD, Interim Provost, Rockefeller College, State University of New York at Albany; Vernon K. Smith, PhD, Principal, Health Management Associates; Mary Jo O'Brien, Principal, Health Management Associates; William Waldman, Executive Director, American Public Human Services Association; Cindy Mann, Director, State Low-Income Initiatives Project, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; John Monahan, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Related Materials

More information available in the accompanying publication, Issue Brief No. 732.

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