Midyear rate cuts may be harbinger of what's coming

December 2008
State Health Watch;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p6
The article reports on the findings of the 50-state Medicaid budget survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation's (KFF) Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured in 2008. Medicaid directors were mostly concerned about the fiscal and budget pressures facing Medicaid and how the economic downturn would affect the ability of their state to continue funding programs in the long run. Majority of respondents said that spending for behavioral health services has increased substantially.


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