Three states to examine risk, reform in Medicaid project


Alabama, Washington and Nevada are participating in a yearlong Medicaid project that could help share risk between states and the federal government, the National Governors Association said this week.

Opting out of Medicaid could hurt tens of thousands of seniors in Nevada

Some states have considered opting out of Medicaid in response to healthcare reform proposals to expand the Medicaid program. A new report from Nevada reveals that such a move would be disastrous for the state's elderly and vulnerable residents.