Medicaid Expansion Could Continue Under Trump

Modern Healthcare, November 9.

Trump and congressional Republicans have also signaled a desire to turn Medicaid into a block-grant program. In that case, “the real question will be whether they maintain adequate protections for enrollees—at a basic level, the individual federal entitlement, adequate benefit packages for enrollees, and growth rates sufficient to support actuarially-sound rates for health plans,” Meg Murray, CEO, Association for Community Affiliated Plans, said in a statement. “Poorly-implemented block grants will threaten the social safety net—and our fellow Americans who depend on it.”


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