Tricky Trade-Offs for States in Trump's New Medicaid Offer...


US News & World Report | 2020-01-30 21:35 UTC

The Trump administration is offering states a new Medicaid deal: more control over health care spending on certain low-income residents. Early on as a presidential candidate Trump promised to protect Medicaid. “Every Republican wants to do a big number on Social Security, they want to do it on Medicare, they want to do it on Medicaid,” he said at a 2015 event in New Hampshire. “And we can’t do that.”

Medicaid promises faded away as Trump's campaign advanced. Once elected, he sought deep cuts to the program as part of the failed GOP effort to repeal “Obamacare.” Trump's budgets have continued to call for broad limits on the federal share of Medicaid

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