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The annual 50-state survey of Medicaid officials finds an improved economy combined with the implementation of the new Medicare prescription drug benefit has contributed to the lowest rate of Medicaid spending growth in a decade and the fourth consecutive year in which Medicaid spending growth has slowed. Review the news release, read the report, or listen to conference materials and view the presentation slides.
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Programs/Initiatives:Deficit Reduction Act (DRA)
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State Tax Revenue; Policy Initiatives; Spending; Provider Payments; Benefits; Reactions to the DRA
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51051