Reduce or revise: Medicaid scrutinized as both sides look for cuts

Daly, Rich
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/16/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p8
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The article reports on the efforts of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to help control spending growth in the 400 billion U.S. dollar Medicaid program. Congressional Democrats have supported an increase in federal taxes to pay for growth in the program. Republican Representative Phil Gingrey of Georgia sponsored legislation that would allow state governments to reduce their Medicaid and CHIP enrollments.


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