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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Senate Bill’s Medicaid Cuts Would Be Even Deeper than House Cuts [feedly]

Senate Bill's Medicaid Cuts Would Be Even Deeper than House Cuts
http://www.cbpp.org/blog/senate-bills-medicaid-cuts-would-be-even-deeper-than-house-cuts

As we explained yesterday, the emerging Senate health bill would reportedly lower the annual increase in state Medicaid funding under a per capita cap to the general inflation rate starting around 2025, which is well below the House-passed bill's already inadequate growth rate. That means states would have to absorb much deeper cuts in federal Medicaid funding over the long run than under the highly damaging House bill.

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