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Medicaid deficit lower than expected; Child Services announces large shortfall

Posted: 09-Jan-2018

Medicaid deficit lower than expected; Child Services announces large shortfall

January 9, 2018, The Clarion-Ledger, Anna Wolfe- On his fifth official day as the new interim director of the Mississippi Division of Medicaid, Drew Snyder presented to senators a budget deficit lower than initially anticipated. The heavily debated agency, expected to see significant changes this legislative session, made a quick budget presentation, receiving no resistance from lawmakers Tuesday. In the Senate Appropriation subcommittee hearing, lawmakers heard from agencies who provide services to some of Mississippi's most vulnerable: health care for children, the elderly and disabled, foster care for children and rehabilitation services for the disabled.

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