States cut health coverage for poor
Economic troubles are forcing states to scale back safety-net health-coverage programs, even as they brace for more residents who will need help paying for care. Many cuts affect Medicaid, which pays for health coverage for 50 million low-income adults and children nationwide. The program is a target because it consumes an average 17% of state budgets, the second-biggest chunk of spending in most states behind education.
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