Medicaid Directors Brace For Budget Cuts In A Post-Pandemic Economy

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 10, 2020 at 11:26 AM
As stimulus talks stall and states prepare for another possible recession, Medicaid directors are dusting off their old cost-cutting playbooks, but this time they are facing new competition over resources and uncertainty about the federal government’s portion of payments. The National Association of Medicaid Directors is bracing for cuts and has urged Congress to increase federal Medicaid matching funds , as well as send more COVID-19 relief to states. Not only would this prevent cash-strapped states from slashing their Medicaid...

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