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Don’t ask, do yell: AHCCCS knew it might not need fed permission to cut patients, but state made a fuss anyway (access required)

On Feb. 15, when U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius informed Arizona that it could cut 250,000 people from Medicaid without federal permission, it wasn’t nearly as much of a surprise for Gov. Jan Brewer as it was for most Arizonans.

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