Trump’s Medicaid Budget Again Proposes Big Cuts, Work Requirements

By James Romoser / February 10, 2020 at 7:18 PM
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget would cut nearly a trillion dollars from Medicaid over 10 years, impose mandatory work requirements in the program and give CMS more leeway to recoup improper payments. The budget proposal released Monday (Feb. 10) resembles Trump’s basic approach to Medicaid in his previous budget proposals--namely, conservative policy ideas coupled with deep reductions in spending. Trump promised voters during his 2016 election campaign that he would not cut Medicare or Medicaid. Last week, CMS Administrator...

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