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Hiding in plain sight in Gov. Sandoval's budget are cuts to the Medicaid program. The federal government pays more than 50 percent of all Medicaid costs but the state must meet the rest. Some of Gov. Sandoval's cuts threaten federal funding and medical providers all say they are losing money on Medicaid patients. We look at the crisis in Nevada and what other states are doing to solve the problem.
Charles Perry, Pres, Nevada Health Care Association
Larry Matheis, Exec Dir, Nevada State Medical Assoc
Jim Fossett, Sr Assoc, Rockefeller Inst of Gov

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