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Medicaid Red Tape Stymies Innovation, States Say
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State Medicaid directors say the federal government’s focus on bureaucratic process measures has quashed innovation efforts in the Medicaid program and resulted in inefficiencies and duplications.

“The current policies and procedures bog states down in endless, repetitive reporting and change requests and do not prepare states with the tools Medicaid needs to succeed,” says a report from the National Association of Medicaid Directors.