Missouri lawmakers seek to convert Medicaid to block grant

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Some Republican lawmakers in Missouri are proposing to overhaul the state’s Medicaid system without waiting for President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress to act first. A Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on a bill that would direct the state Department of Social Services to seek a “global waiver” from federal Medicaid requirements to remake the state’s program. Sponsoring Sen. David Sater says the intent is to ask the federal government to provide Missouri’s Medicaid money […]...
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