Trump’s Budget Goes All In With Controversial Medicaid Policies

March 11, 2019
The Trump administration is doubling down on some of its most controversial Medicaid policies by proposing in its 2020 budget to impose mandatory work requirements, make it easier for states to eliminate non-emergency medical transportation, and allow higher copayments when beneficiaries seek non-emergency care at the emergency room. The proposals are found in an array of Medicaid-related policies that would cut $1.5 trillion in Medicaid spending over 10 years and transform the program by implementing per-capita spending caps or block...

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