Trump Administration Considers Medicaid Block Grant Waivers

Medicaid Block Grant Waiver Reports Revive Hospitals’ Funding Worries
– Modern Healthcare

Manatt’s Patricia Boozang, a senior managing director with our Manatt Health team, was interviewed by Modern Healthcare to discuss block grant waivers.

President Donald Trump’s administration has been considering giving states the opportunity to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants. The publication noted that hospital industry groups have been concerned about this proposition as it would cap federal spending for Medicaid and potentially result in a loss of coverage.

Boozang stated that it’s too early to determine the popularity of block grants and that crucial information will be found between the lines.

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