Expiration of the Enhanced FMAP

March 17, 2023 | Economics and Other

The IFO posted a fourth research brief that examines the end or phase-out of various programs tied to the federal public health emergency that will impact the state economy. The brief examines the fiscal impact on the Commonwealth that will result from the phaseout of the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) and disenrollments due to the elimination of the continuous coverage requirement. The analysis finds a $1.62 billion net increase in state costs for FY 2023-24 and $2.06 billion the year after.

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