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Column: Don’t take the ‘medi’ out of Medicaid
USA Today

Medicaid is in desperate financial trouble. The states know it. Hospitals know it. Doctors know it. And as each group cuts back on services to try to save money, increasingly patients know it, too. Add 17 million people to the Medicaid rolls in 2014, and the problem grows exponentially. Indeed, that’s just what the Affordable Care Act will do unless 26 states facing insurmountable financial burdens win their challenge in a case now before the Supreme Court.