The version here is that Medicaid money drives out the private money.
Some of that came from Medicaid money the state had not previously tapped.
New York has refused to give the federal government the reassurances it demands on the use of Medicaid money.
But allowing states to be more creative with Medicaid money would help us do better by the poor.
It gets about $20 million in Medicaid money from the state.
It also struck down the President's power to veto single budget items, thus restoring $2.6 billion in Medicaid money to the city.
It should be about how to get the best care for $45 billion in Medicaid money.
It continues to pay the federation about $20 million a year in Medicaid money.
The decision spurred debate over where the state's portion of Medicaid money could best be spent.
Parents also maintain that Medicaid money could defray the cost of out-of-state care.