Medicaid Spending Surpasses Education

November 2004
HomeCare Magazine;Nov2004, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p12
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The article cites a study conducted by the National Governor's Association and the National Association of State Budget Officer that stated that for the first time, the U.S. states are spending more on Medicaid than primary and secondary education. Even with extensive cost containment efforts and federal fiscal relief, states' Medicaid expenditures have exceeded the amounts originally budgeted.


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