Analysts: Federal Block Grants Could Lead To Reduced Patient Care

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Analysts: Federal Block Grants Could Lead To Reduced Patient Care

Jan, 26th 2017

Republicans plan to turn control of Medicaid over to the states as part of their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to an adviser to President Donald Trump.

Kellyanne Conway, a counselor to Trump, told NBC News's Sunday Today with Willie Geist, that the health care law that will replace Obamacare will turn Medicaid — a joint state-federal health insurance program for the poor — into a block grant program. The change would mean the federal government would give money to the states to implement Medicaid as they see fit.

"Those who are closest to the people in need will be administering it," Conway said in the interview, which was recorded the Thursday and Sunday. 

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