Inside CMS - 03/16/2017

McCarthy, Patients At Odds On AHCA's Effect On Home & Community-Based Services

March 15, 2017
Capping federal Medicaid funding would likely lead to cuts in services that disabled beneficiaries receive in their homes and communities, lobbyists for disabled patients say, but House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) says beneficiaries that need home and community-based services would be better off under the GOP's health care bill -- and without Medicaid expansion -- because states are less able to care for disabled beneficiaries when they expand Medicaid to childless adults. McCarthy said that by providing more funding...

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