Now entering crisis mode

Daly, Rich
February 2011
Modern Healthcare;2/28/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p7
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The article reports on efforts by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to prevent states from cutting enrollment in Medicaid due to funding constraints. The maintenance of effort requirement in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is being used by federal officials to keep states from cutting Medicaid enrollment. A letter was sent by governors to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in January 2011 to ask the federal government to waive cuts in funding to states that reduce their Medicaid rolls.


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