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Avalere: AHCA Would Cut Children's Medicaid Funding By $43 Billion

May 19, 2017
Funding for children on Medicaid would be cut by a total of $43 billion by 2026 under the House-passed Medicaid per-capita caps proposal included in the American Health Care Act, according to an analysis by Avalere prepared for the Children's Hospital Association finds. This is a national average: Broken down on the state level, the reductions can look even more dramatic -- spending on children in traditional Medicaid in Texas alone would be cut by $5.1 billion. Because spending for...

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