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As others see it: Urgent care needed on Medicaid costs

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A program that takes up about 25 percent of the Minnesota budget with costs that have increased by 40 percent during the last two years should be a cause for concern on the part of every Minnesota taxpayer.


The state's share of the Medicaid program that provides health care for the poor surpassed for the first time $4 billion, according to a recent federal report.

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