GOP Senators Reportedly Ready to Hold Firm Against Medicaid Cuts
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From ElderLawAnswers.com, GOP Senators Reportedly Ready to Hold Firm Against Medicaid Cuts - Elder Law Answers Articles:
"Sen. Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) said in a news conference that he would vote against any budget bill that includes cuts to Medicaid and food stamps, and that he believes that six other Republican senators would join him. Whether the changes to the asset transfer rules passed by the House are among the Medicaid provisions the GOP senators would oppose at all costs remains unclear.
Smith, who was instrumental in drafting the Senate bill that makes only relatively mild cuts to Medicaid, was emphatic in his opposition to the Medicaid and food stamp provisions in the House bill. "
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