New York sees progress on curbing Medicaid costs for 6.3 million residents

January 24, 2016

New York state health officials are reporting progress in an effort to curb Medicaid costs for 6.3 million New Yorkers, saying annual spending growth has dropped to 1.4%. Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker says overall quality of care has improved along with growing enrollment, while the Cuomo administration proposes spending $63.3 billion for that medical care of low-income residents in the coming fiscal year.
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