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New York State budget 2021: Gov. Cuomo looks to save $2.5 billion dollars in Medicaid costs

   January 21, 2020

In the N.Y. State of the Budget Governor Andrew Cuomo said local governments are going to be held more responsible for increased Medicaid costs. He said since the state started paying local shares of the program in 2013, rates have steadily increased. The governor said there are 6 million people on Medicaid in N.Y. but that the state spent $20 billion to cover local government shares. He said it’s good people are in the program but it also has to be financially stable.

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