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Bush Administration Tightening the Screws

Bush Administration Tightening the Screws

January 4, 2008

Robert Pear in today's New York Times catalogues the efforts by the Bush Adminstration and Dennis Smith of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to deny federal approval to states seeking to expand their Children's Health Programs and Medicaid as well. Not just blue states, either. Ohio, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Wisconsin.

What does this mean for Massachusetts? Good question.