TITLE

Narrowing target for cuts

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/31/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 44, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the enactment of long-term deficit reductions by the U.S. congressional panel. The proposals from the members of the deficit reduction supercommittee will undertake cuts in Medicaid and Medicare, but the emphasis is more on Medicaid cuts. The leading deficit reduction proposals include several options such as blended federal medical assistance percentage rate and limiting state use of provider taxes.
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67225205

 

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