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H.R.4160 State Health Flexibility Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 29, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

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    • VA: Policy groups hope Welfare Reform's success is Medicaid's gain ... - July 20, 2012 by Carten Cordell - The State Health Flexibility Act, HR 4160, seeks to award states a lump sum — a block grant — to fund health care however state lawmakers want. Sponsored by Congressmen Todd Rotika, R-Indiana; Tim Huelskamp, ...

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      As noted by Carten Cordell on July 20, 2012, "The State Health Flexibility Act, HR 4160, seeks to award states a lump sum — a block grant — to fund health care however state lawmakers want. Sponsored by Congressmen Todd Rotika, R-Indiana; Tim Huelskamp, ..." (/url?q=http://watchdog.org/42681/va-policy-groups-hope-welfare-reforms-success-is-medicaids-gain/&sa=U&ei=fFkRUL7SFIi88ATAnYCICA&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFcb58oksvriHNw2DOLai_c8vbyMw)
    • VA: Policy groups hope Welfare Reform's success is Medicaid's gain ... - July 20, 2012 by Carten Cordell - The State Health Flexibility Act, HR 4160, seeks to award states a lump sum — a block grant — to fund health care however state lawmakers want. Sponsored by Congressmen Todd Rotika, R-Indiana; Tim Huelskamp, ...

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      As noted by Carten Cordell on July 20, 2012, "The State Health Flexibility Act, HR 4160, seeks to award states a lump sum — a block grant — to fund health care however state lawmakers want. Sponsored by Congressmen Todd Rotika, R-Indiana; Tim Huelskamp, ..." (/url?q=http://watchdog.org/42681/va-policy-groups-hope-welfare-reforms-success-is-medicaids-gain/&sa=U&ei=zLEOUOqBMKTW2gXRzoGgDg&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNEnJ1K9KquINFe2leKWfg3FROXFkQ)
    • VA: Policy groups hope Welfare Reform's success is Medicaid's gain ... - July 20, 2012 by Carten Cordell - The State Health Flexibility Act, HR 4160, seeks to award states a lump sum — a block grant — to fund health care however state lawmakers want. Sponsored by Congressmen Todd Rotika, R-Indiana; Tim Huelskamp, ...

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      As noted by Carten Cordell on July 20, 2012, "The State Health Flexibility Act, HR 4160, seeks to award states a lump sum — a block grant — to fund health care however state lawmakers want. Sponsored by Congressmen Todd Rotika, R-Indiana; Tim Huelskamp, ..." (/url?q=http://watchdog.org/42681/va-policy-groups-hope-welfare-reforms-success-is-medicaids-gain/&sa=U&ei=zQoMUPzxO8ql2AXs2-UF&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGMNN5_ezgtbfqFLYOyFB7xNC7Mcw)

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    • The Reagan Remedy for Medicaid - July 28, 2012 by American Thinker - As an alternative to the ACA, H.R. 4160, the State Health Flexibility Act, builds on the best elements of the 1996 Welfare Reform. Block grants will allow the states maximum flexibility to design a safety net to suit the specific needs of their own populat

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      As noted by American Thinker on July 28, 2012, "As an alternative to the ACA, H.R. 4160, the State Health Flexibility Act, builds on the best elements of the 1996 Welfare Reform. Block grants will allow the states maximum flexibility to design a safety net to suit the specific needs of their own populat" (http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/07/m-the_reagan_remedy_for_medicaid.html)
    • Forbes Op-Ed Says Rokita Bill “Would Fundamentally Improve Medicaid” - April 03, 2012 by Kokomo Perspective - Representative Todd Rokita’s State Health Flexibility Act, H.R. 4160, continues to gain national and local support, including an op-ed today by Forbes contributor Sally Pipes. Pipes wrote this afternoon in reference to Rokita’s bill ...

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      As noted by Kokomo Perspective on April 03, 2012, "Representative Todd Rokita’s State Health Flexibility Act, H.R. 4160, continues to gain national and local support, including an op-ed today by Forbes contributor Sally Pipes. Pipes wrote this afternoon in reference to Rokita’s bill ..." (http://kokomoperspective.com/news/forbes-op-ed-says-rokita-bill-would-fundamentally-improve-medicaid/article_8b42cc14-7d87-11e1-8260-001a4bcf887a.html)
    • Block Grants to States Give Medicaid New Hope - April 02, 2012 by Forbes - The State Health Flexibility Act — introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) and officially known as H.R. 4160 — would pool the federal funds for Medicaid and CHIP (the Children’s Health Insurance Program) and, starting in 2013, dole out ...

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      As noted by Forbes on April 02, 2012, "The State Health Flexibility Act — introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) and officially known as H.R. 4160 — would pool the federal funds for Medicaid and CHIP (the Children’s Health Insurance Program) and, starting in 2013, dole out ..." (http://www.forbes.com/sites/sallypipes/2012/04/02/block-grants-to-states-give-medicaid-new-hope/)
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