Monday, April 4, 2011

Synopsis of Some Reaction To Gov. Brewer's AHCCCS (Medicaid) Proposal For Encouraging Healthier Lifestyles

Arizona and Governor Jan Brewer continue to generate national interest in how our state is dealing with AHCCCS - its Medicaid program - in light of the budgetary crisis.  Thursday, Brewer's letter to the federal government responsible for Medicaid programs drew attention for proposing to incentivize enrollees to lose weight or stop smoking.

Here is a synopsis of some of the national reaction (with links), courtesy of longtime news aggregator (heck, they were aggregating before the internet) The Week:

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