President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), and Health and Human Services Secretary nominee Tom Price (R-OH) support radically changing the basic structure of Medicaid by converting the program to a block grant or what is known as a “per capita cap” and dramatically reducing federal funding for the program over time. In fact, Trump is expected to soon submit a proposal to Congress calling for the block-granting of Medicaid. Federal funding cuts of this nature would likely stymie various innovative efforts that states across the country have initia [...]
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1/20/17 6:04 PM