RI budget hinges on Medicaid plan

August 2008
State Health Watch;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the proposal of Rhode Island lawmakers to put a cap on state Medicaid spending to remedy its massive budget deficit. Current status of the medicaid funding is presented along with the yet-to-be finalized plan which calls for lump sum payment by the federal government to the state. Other details of the plan are also presented.


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