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Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

WASHINGTON/March 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who’ve made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They’re hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive. It’s a gradual approach, with additional options for states. It’s likely to … Continue reading Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency

CHICAGO (AP)(STL.News) — The businesswoman President Donald Trump selected to oversee Medicaid, the health care program for 74 million low-income Americans, has said the program is structurally flawed by policies that burden states and foster dependency among the poor. Seema Verma heads Indianapolis-based SVC Inc., a consulting firm that works with GOP-led states seeking federal … Continue reading Trump nominee has decried Medicaid for fostering dependency

With Trump’s victory, GOP hopes to overhaul Medicaid

ATLANTA (AP)(STL.News) — When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, Republicans will have the opportunity to pull off something they have wanted to do for years — overhaul Medicaid, the program that provides health care to tens of millions of lower-income and disabled Americans. Any changes to the $500 billion-plus program hold enormous consequences … Continue reading With Trump’s victory, GOP hopes to overhaul Medicaid