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Analysts: Periodic Rebasing Of Per-Capita Caps Could Still Hurt States

June 14, 2017
Senate Republicans are mulling the idea of rebasing the formula for Medicaid per-capita caps on a weighted average every three years to woo moderates, a proposal that health care experts say could shield states from some of the risk imposed by per-capita caps but could also lock in deep federal funding cuts for states that reduce their Medicaid spending the most. As is the case with many of the provisions reportedly being considered for the Senate’s version of the American...


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