Medicaid: Wide Variations Among States Continue
Posted at 1:39 p.m. on July 18, 2014
The Medicaid program, which is managed by the states with federal funding, has always had a wide variation of coverage. Various demographic and political factors have set the different state programs apart. The Government Accountability Office this week released a review of Medicaid enrollee spending differences between the states.
Several congressional Republican leaders cite the report in planning for a renewed effort to cap federal Medicaid funding to the states.