The Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) is commonly known as the Medicaid matching rate. It directs billions of dollars in federal aid to states in normal times, and even more now.
July 2020, Volume 38, Issue 14
The Value of Added FMAP
State and Local Employment Plunges
The Economic Policy Institute’s analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report shows a decline of nearly 1.5 million state and local government jobs between February and June 2020.