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States’ Medicaid Funding Falls $1.7B Short
Health Leaders Media

Twenty-four states gambled—and came up short—on receiving additional federal funds to relieve state Medicaid budgets stressed by the recession. The Federal Medicaid Assistance percentages fell $1.74 billion short of what those 24 states had planned, leaving huge holes in their budgets, according to research by The Council of State Governments.