Medicare/Medicaid Posts

Trump Budget Proposal Would Slash Medicaid

May 23, 2017

President Donald Trump's budget proposal to be presented Tuesday reflects the same $800 billion cut to Medicaid over a decade that was in the bill which last month passed the House. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that could lead to 10 million people losing healthcare insurance over 10 years. Read More

Medicaid Expansion, Reversed by House, Is Back on Table in Senate

May 16, 2017

Senate negotiators, meeting stiff resistance to the House’s plans to sharply reduce the scope and reach of Medicaid, are discussing a compromise that would maintain the program’s expansion under the Affordable Care Act but subject that larger version of Medicaid to new spending limits. Read More