Hargan Spars With Lawmakers On Budget’s Medicaid, GME Policy

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / March 5, 2020 at 4:04 PM
Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) sparred with HHS Deputy Secretary Eric Hargan on proposed changes to graduate medical education and cuts to Medicaid in the Trump administration’s fiscal 2021 budget as Hargan, and one Republican lawmaker, reiterated that the budget doesn’t cut Medicaid. The budget projects $920 billion in overall spending reductions in Medicaid over the next decade. The large majority of those savings -- $744 billion -- is attributed to a placeholder item that the budget labels the President’s Health...

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