4 States Plan to Restrict Medicaid Eligibility
Maine, Rhode Island, Wisconsin and Vermont will restrict Medicaid eligibility for certain groups starting next year, according to a Kaiser Health News report.
The state proposals to reduce eligibility and cut program spending still need federal approval. All of those who stand to lose their Medicaid coverage will be eligible for federal subsidies to buy health insurance through the new exchanges, aside from 10,000 childless adults with incomes below 100 percent of the federal poverty level in Maine, according to the report.
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