Trump Administration Pushing States to Make Medicaid Changes
April 29, 2019
By: Courtney Perkes
Source: Disability Scoop
Medicaid funding for people with disabilities could be jeopardized if a handful of states succeed in their efforts to overhaul how they receive federal dollars, advocates say.
At least three states, including Alaska, Tennessee and Utah, have indicated that they are interested in receiving block grants or per capita funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Currently, states receive matching funds from the federal government without a pre-set limit.