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GOP's Medicaid plan penalizes some states, rewards others

Mar 15, 2017 - CNN

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- New England's bucolic countryside looks much the same on either side of the Connecticut River separating Vermont from New Hampshire.

But Medicaid beneficiaries are far better off in Vermont.

Vermont generously funds its Medicaid program. It provides better benefits, such as dental care, and pays doctors more than New Hampshire's program does. That brings more doctors into the program, giving enrollees more access to care.

New Hampshire has twice Vermont'...