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Plan to Cut Medicaid Funding Under Development

The Trump administration is seeking to cut Medicaid funding through the use of block grants to the states. Under the plan, being developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, each state could ask permission from the federal government for Medicaid funds to be provided in a single lump sum rather than as a percentage of the state’s total costs. The result would be lower spending on the health insurance program for low-income Americans. Read more here.