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Advocates say GOP proposal would ration Medicaid for kids


The Hill, by Elise Viebeck

In a new analysis, First Focus said the shift would “ration” healthcare coverage for Medicaid’s 30 million children. 

“Per capita caps do nothing to improve access to or the quality of health care for our nation’s most vulnerable citizens,” First Focus President Bruce Lesley said. “Instead, they will only serve to shift the federal share of costs to states, low-income senior citizens, people with disabilities, and children.” …Read more