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POTUS News: Trump officials consider allowing Medicaid block grants for states

The Trump administration is considering moving forward with a major conservative change to Medicaid by allowing states to get block grants for the program, sources say. Capping the amount of money that the federal government spends on the health insurance program for the poor through a block grant has long been a conservative goal. It was…


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Posted: 2019-01-11 13:17:00

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