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Review finds Medicaid cuts of $329 million

Arkansas Medicaid Director Andy Allison told reporters Wednesday that $329 million in cuts to the $5 billion program over the next two fiscal years would be “awful but realistic.” He and his staff examined every Medicaid dollar that the federal government doesn’t require the state to spend and made difficult choices, he said. It was the most systemic, meticulous review ever undertaken by the Department of Human Services, he said.

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