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February 15, 2017

Medicaid and the state budget

As Louisiana policymakers convene for a special session to address a $304 midyear budget gap, some analysts are claiming that growth in the state‚Äôs Medicaid budget is to blame for cuts in other areas of the state budget. Former state Treasurer (now U.S.… Read more...

November 4, 2016

Nov. 4: Coverage gains outpace expectations

The Louisiana Department of Health updated its forecast for the Medicaid program this week, and there is mixed news...