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States Fear Medicaid Meltdown

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States Fear Medicaid Meltdown

States Fear Medicaid Meltdown

States Fear Medicaid Meltdown

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Medicaid consumes the second largest share of state money, and its rapidly rising costs are swamping state budgets. Without the federal government's intervention, states say they're heading for a health care catastrophe. NPR's David Molpus reports for Morning Edition and NPR's Julie Rovner reports for All Things Considered.

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