Texas officials ask Obama administration for Medicaid lifeline

Posted by Patrick Driscoll on

Texas health officials have asked the Obama administration for a lifeline of federal Medicaid money to help hospitals treat uninsured patients.
 
The story appears in the Texas Tribune.
 
The money would give temporary relief to health-care providers who face losing over $3 billion.
 
State leaders refused to expand its Medicaid program to cover one million Texans living in poverty.

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