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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Sunday, January 23, 2005

Cuts in Medicaid Predicted

For those you following the budget deficit and President Bush's promise to cut that deficit in half - it looks like some of that savings will come from cuts in the Medicaid program.   According to a variety of anonymous jWashington D.C. sources, some of the President's proposals include providing states more flexibility to use federal Medicaid funds, but also to reduce doctor's reiumbursements, trim fraud, and to limit the program's growth on a per-patient basis.

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