Report: Top Five Threats to Children and Families Posed by a Medicaid Block Grant

The Center for Children & Families (CCF) at Georgetown University offers the potential consequences of proposed changes to how the federal government funds Medicaid. House Speaker Paul Ryan has been a proponent of block grant funding, which would result in significant cuts in federal spending. The top five threats are summarized below: 1. “It’s a cut.” Block grants mean that federal …