Connecticut is first to take advantage of early expansion

October 2010
State Health Watch;Oct2010, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1
The article discusses the move of Connecticut to take advantage of Medicaid expansion to childless adults. Connecticut became the first state to seek approval under the federal law which covers more individuals under Medicaid. Michael P. Starkowski, commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Social Services, says the move will provide Connecticut 53 million U.S. dollars worth of net savings through June 30, 2011.


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