What's the Story on Medicaid Expansion?
- Current Status: Expanding Medicaid
- Key Info: In March 2013, Governor Andrew Cuomo (D), with the support of the Legislature, enacted budget legislation to expand Medicaid. This expansion will extend Medicaid coverage to an additional 168,000 New Yorkers come January 1, 2014. The state will phase-out the Family Health Plus (FHP) program and provide wraparound premium assistance for parents between 133% and 150% FPL as they move from FHP to purchasing coverage through the Marketplace.