Hearings On Medicaid Warn About Potential Cuts

"This upcoming budget is $85 million short of what the agency says it needs to avoid cuts. About 1 million Alabamians are covered by Medicaid, that’s about 20 percent of the state’s population. And some people on Medicaid came to the state house to warn lawmakers about potential cuts, trying to put a face behind all the numbers we’ve been reporting. They say this doesn’t only affect people on Medicaid, but also people with private insurance because physicians may leave the state."

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