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Inside CMS - 02/13/2020

House Condemns Medicaid Block Grant Plan As GOP Calls For Hearing

By Chelsea Cirruzzo , James Romoser  / February 7, 2020 at 3:24 PM
The House voted Thursday night (Feb. 6) to condemn CMS’ plan to allow Medicaid block grants, calling it an illegal policy and a “cruel attack on a program that provides for the health and well-being for some of our most vulnerable citizens.” The largely symbolic resolution of disapproval was approved 223-190 in a mostly party-line vote. All voting Democrats except one -- Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-OR) -- supported the resolution, while all voting Republicans plus Rep. Justin Amash (I-MI)...


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