Medicaid Cost-Cutting Rules May Be Shelved

Thrall, Therese Hudson
July 2008
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2008, Vol. 82 Issue 7, p24
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This article reports on an accord reached by Republican and Democratic congressional leaders in the U.S. in June 2008, preventing several controversial Medicaid rules from taking effect until April 2009. The measure is included in an Iraq war funding bill, which was awaiting a vote in both the House and Senate. Administration officials indicated that President George W. Bush would sign the bill since compromises were made on several domestic spending issues included in the package.


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