For more than 50 years, the program for the poor and sick has been required to provide transportation for certain clients to and from medical appointments but at least three states, Iowa, Indiana and Kentucky, have received federal waivers – and extensions – allowing them to cut Medicaid transportation services. Massachusetts has a waiver pending.
This is not something to be trifled with lightly. We’re talking about a lifesaving aspect of the Medicaid program.
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