“Study: Medicaid block grants would save feds $150 billion”


A Republican proposal to fund Medicaid through block grants could save the federal government more than $100 billion over five years, according to a new analysis released Monday.


The analysis from healthcare firm Avalere Health shows that if Medicaid were funded through block grants instead of through the open-ended commitment the program receives now, the federal government would save $150 billion by 2022. Read more here.

Source: Hellmann, Jessie. “Study: Medicaid block grants would save feds $150 billion.” The Hill. 6 February 2017.