Kaiser Health News: Expanded state Medicaid plans need oversight

Kaiser Health News: Expanded state Medicaid plans need oversight

When the federal government recently gave Florida the green light to vastly expand its experiment in privatizing Medicaid, patient advocates quickly raised an alarm…”If you want to collect data about screening people for obesity, Minnesota may collect it, but Louisiana may not,” says Sarah Somers, a managing attorney for the National Health Law Program, a non-profit legal services group for low-income people. “If you want to do a systematic comparison across the states, it’s not really doable.” Read the full article here » 

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