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ObamaCare and the Medicaid Mess
The Wall Street Journal

Facing growing resistance to Medicaid costs, the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, sent a letter to states last week noting the “urgency of your State budget concerns” and suggesting some minor program changes to save money. They aren’t enough.

At roughly 21% of total state spending, Medicaid is already the single largest item in state budgets, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers.

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