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Will The GOP Now Set Its Sights On Medicaid?

The Hill: Medicaid May Be A Better Target For Cuts Than Medicare
With major changes to Medicare likely on hold for the time being, advocates say the GOP has Medicaid "in its sights" as a more realistic place to make health care cuts. The leaders of two leading advocacy organizations told The Hill that they expect the House Energy and Commerce Committee to move quickly on a bill that would let states set new Medicaid eligibility rules (Baker, 5/8). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.