Medicaid Is an Inappropriate Scapegoat for Budget Woes | Print |  E-mail
November 2010

One certain target for budget cuts as  legislators begin balancing next year’s Florida budget will be the Medicaid program.

In attempting to build a case for slashing Medicaid, however, critics have overstated and even misrepresented the nature of both recent trends and future projections.

Medicaid is an inappropriate scapegoat for Florida's budget woes, particularly because the health and well-being of the most vulnerable Floridians who must rely on it hang in the balance.

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