Guidance To Allow States To Request Block Grant Waivers For Medicaid Programs Expected Soon

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Approving state waivers to change Medicaid funding to block grants would be among the Trump administration’s most controversial moves to reshape Medicaid. While supporters of block granting say it gives states more flexibility, critics warn that it creates incentives for states to cut aid for its most vulnerable populations. Meanwhile, Medicaid expansion advocates are frustrated by the last remaining red-state holdouts. Syndicated from https://khn.org/morning-breakout/guidance-to-allow-states-to-request-block-grant-waivers-for-medicaid-programs-expected-soon/