Medicaid enrollment surges, stirs worry about state budgets
from Health News Florida
More than a dozen states that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have seen enrollments surge way beyond projections, raising concerns that the added costs will strain their budgets when federal aid is scaled back starting in two years. Some lawmakers warn the price of expanding the healthcare program for poor and lower-income Americans could mean less money available for other state services, including education.
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