Provides an overview of the Medicaid program and options
states have to reduce program costs. Steps states have
proposed or taken to reduce Medicaid costs and the
potential impact of these changes on rural areas are
discussed. The potential impact on rural communities of
federal proposals to redesign Medicaid is assessed.
North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center
Pam Silberman, Matthew Rudolf, Cammie D'Alpe, Randy Randolph, Rebecca Slifkin