Video: With State Fiscal Pressures Mounting, Medicaid Battle Looms

Video: With State Fiscal Pressures Mounting, Medicaid Battle Looms

As state fiscal pressures mount, governors are asking Washington to allow them to reduce their Medicaid rolls, something that’s barred under the health care law. Democrats generally prefer to give the states more federal money to help with Medicaid costs, but House Republicans are unlikely to support that, citing deficit concerns.

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Feb 01, 2011