White House Position on Partial Medicaid Expansion Is Unclear

Medicaid Won’t Look the Same Next Year
– Roll Call Online

Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with Manatt Health, was quoted by Roll Call Online on changes to the Medicaid program.

Questions of Medicaid expansion have arisen, the publication noted, but it is unclear how the Trump administration will land on the issue of partial expansion. Boozang explained that the partial expansion idea presents legal, policy and fiscal questions.

“Does CMS support the notion of allowing new ACA expansions?” she asked. “Does the White House?”

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