HMA’s Vern K. Smith, PhD, Discusses Medicaid Per Capita Caps in Health Affairs Blog Post

This week, our In Focus section highlights a recent Health Affairs blog post authored by HMA Senior Advisor Vern K. Smith, PhD, titled “Can States Survive The Per Capita Medicaid Caps In The AHCA?” The blog post, originally posted by Health Affairs on May 17, 2017, provides a discussion of the impact of per capita caps on federal Medicaid funding to states as proposed in the American Health Care Act (AHCA), as well as a May 25 update based on the revised Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score released on May 24. Vern’s blog post is reprinted in its entirety with permission from Health Affairs.

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