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GOP Policy Brief Pushes Medicaid Per-Capita Caps, Block Grants; Repeal Of Medicaid DSH Cuts

February 16, 2017
House Republicans outline a plan to pull back Medicaid expansion and convert Medicaid into a per-person pay system in a health care policy brief obtained by Inside Health Policy. The brief, which closely resembles the “A Better Way” plan by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), does not go into detail about how lawmakers will determine the baseline for setting per-capita allotments, nor does it specify how long states that expanded Medicaid would continue to receive the enhanced federal match promised...

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