Medicaid Demonstration Waivers: Lack of Opportunity for Public Input during Federal Approval Process Still a Concern

Allen, Kathryn G.
August 2007
GAO Reports;8/23/2007, p1
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The article presents the study of the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Medicaid demonstration waivers in Florida and Vermont. The report indicates that recently approved Medicaid section 1115 demonstrations in the two states have mixed implications for beneficiaries in terms of coverage and eligibility. Florida's demonstration program is designed to give Medicaid beneficiaries more options in selecting health care plans and benefits.


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