Bipartisan bill would establish Medicaid reforms

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter
Published: 07/09/2013

Sen. Dave Burke, R-Marysville, says that regardless of federal law, the current Medicaid system is not sustainable.

“We cannot continue to spend more and more, and have Medicaid eat up more of our budget,” he said. “We need to find ways to provide more services to more people in a more efficient and cost-effective manner, thereby bending the cost curve and moving people up and out of Medicaid and onto a path of self-sufficiency.”

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