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July 5, 2015

Medicaid: Wide Variations Among States Continue

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.

 

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