Minnesota Medicaid faces decreased revenue and rising enrollment

July 2009
State Health Watch;Jul2009, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses the problem faced by the Medicaid in the state of Minnesota wherein the budget is not sufficient enough and is even threatened by significant cuts of funding from the government while the population seeking services is increasing. According to Brian Osberg, Minnesota's health care assistant commissioner, although the state will receive almost 2 billion dollars by end of 2010 under the economic stimulus, there is still 4.6 billion dollars deficit therefore the is a need to take other steps to manage care costs.


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