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$8 Billion Medicaid Home Care Overhaul: Critics Slam Hochul, Heastie Plan as ‘Recipe for Corruption’ – Must Know!

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Controversy Brews Over Proposed Changes to New York’s Medicaid Home Care Program

Debate Intensifies as New York Considers Overhaul of Medicaid Home Care System

In New York, Governor Kathy Hochul and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie want to change how the $8 billion Medicaid home care program works, according to the published article of New York Post. They’re focusing on the Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP). Instead of many middlemen they want to pick just one company to handle everything for the state. But some Americans are really upset about this plan. They think it could lead to more cheating and won’t actually save money or make care better.

One company, PPL Inc., might be chosen to do all the work. But Americans are worried because this could happen without other companies getting a fair chance to compete. Even though the idea is to make things simpler and cheaper, critics say it might hurt caregivers and Americans who need help. Hochul tried to make changes before but this new plan has caused even more disagreement.

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Controversy Brews Over Proposed Changes to New York’s Medicaid Home Care Program (photo:

Tensions Rise as Debate Rages Over Governance of New York’s Medicaid Home Care Program

Furthermore, Americans are arguing about who should be in charge of New York’s home care program. Some say giving all the power to one company might cause issues like showing favoritism or not managing things well. With everyone feeling tense and no clear solution yet many are worried about what will happen to the Medicaid home care program.

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