New Bill Would Let States Cut Medicaid Rolls

New federal legislation would make it easier for states to deny Medicaid health and long-term care benefits to the frail elderly and younger adults with disabilities.  The new rules would also apply to low-income women and kids who rely on Medicaid for their medical care.   The proposal, introduced yesterday by Representative Fred Upton (R-MI) and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), would repeal an obscure piece of federal [...]