Colorado Proposing Changes in Medicaid Coverage
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|Fri, 01-27-2012 - 5:28pm|
A proposal has been introduced by Colorado lawmakers to once again allow Medicaid to pay for circumcisions, which is the opposite of how other states have been heading:
The bill would allow Medicaid to again cover circumcisions. The procedure was dropped from Medicaid last year as a money-saving move. Several states have stopped covering circumcisions amid concerns that they're not medically necessary. Colorado projected that it would save about $186,500 a year if it stopped covering circumcisions.
Read the article at: http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/30254179/detail.html
I wish the article would have stated why they are moving for this change.