States should conduct robust outreach and enrollment activities to identify newly eligible individuals.
States should elect to provide recommended screening services, immunizations, and certain medical or remedial services to Medicaid beneficiaries without re
Medicare Savings Programs (MSPs) should be fully funded to ensure that all eligible individuals have financial access to benefits.
Federal and state governments should work together to identify strategies to maximize enrollment in MSPs.
Congress should eliminate the asset test for MSPs or make it less restrictive.
Where fiscally feasible, states should take advantage of the opportunity to increase income eligibility for their MSPs.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Social Security Administration, and other federal agencies with jurisdiction over programs for older
Policymakers should broaden the tax base by limiting tax preferences that do not efficiently achieve important policy goals.