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As Congress Tarries On Health Law Debate, Concerns Grow Among Medicaid Beneficiaries

KHN Morning Briefing

Among the groups worried about future Medicaid payments are rural hospitals and schools with large numbers of students with special needs. Meanwhile, the friction among Kansas Republicans’ priorities mirrors what’s developing on the national scene, and Hawaii’s Democratic congressional delegation seeks Medicaid help for other Pacific Islanders.

Opioid Treatment Funds In Senate Bill Would Fall Far Short Of Needs

KHN Original

The $45 billion for opioid treatment in the Senate bill sounds like a lot of money, but an advocate estimates it would provide $1,000 to $2,000 per year for each person in Pennsylvania who might need treatment. Meanwhile, one year of methadone treatment for opioid addiction costs about $4,700 per year,