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Provider Groups Urge Congress to Move Fast to Avoid Medicaid Cuts
Health Leaders Media

Over the past several days, healthcare groups—ranging from the American Hospital Association to the American Health Care Association—have been urging Congress to quickly approve a six-month extension of the Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage. More than a year ago, the economic stimulus package provided a nearly $87 billion increase in additional Medicaid matching funds to the states.