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Medicaid proposal makes nearly $1.4 billion in cuts

Chicago S-T
Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Illinois moved closer to drastic Medicaid cuts Monday with proposed legislation that could excise nearly $1.4 billion from the state’s program by shrinking benefits, such as regular adult dental care, and cutting payments to most hospitals and nursing homes. The measure, backed by Gov. Pat Quinn, falls short of the $2.7 billion in cuts that Quinn originally said would be needed to prevent the health care program for the poor and disabled from collapsing. Legislative sponsors said revenues, including Quinn’s proposed $1 cigarette tax increase, will be dealt with separately, and are needed to make the plan work. “I honestly …
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