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GOP lawmakers fear middle-class Medicaid rush
Modern Healthcare

Worried that Medicaid will become an entitlement program for the middle class, a small group of House Republicans has asked HHS about a healthcare reform law provision that could add about 5 million more beneficiaries to the federal program.

At issue is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s use of Modified Adjusted Gross Income, or MAGI, to determine Medicaid eligibility.