The Arkansas Medicaid Model: What You Need To Know About The 'Private Option'

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jay Hancock reports: "The Obama administration wanted Republican states to accept the health law's Medicaid expansion pretty much as is. Republicans wanted Medicaid money in no-strings block grants. Arkansas has broached what could be a deal-making compromise, giving Washington the increased coverage for the poor it wants and Republicans something that looks less like government and more like business" (Hancock, 5/1). Read the story.

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