A top Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services official said this week that turning Medicaid into a block grant program is not a viable solution for easing state budget woes.
Close to 60% of Americans do not want Congress to change the federal-state Medicaid program for low-income individuals, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey.
Many cash-starved states are pushing for a Medicaid block grant so they can change and reduce provider payments. But this option will be a political disaster, according to Joe Scarborough, co-host of “Morning...
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