Senators Circulate Sign-on Letter Urging Extension of Medicaid Assistance to States

Sens. Michael Bennet (D-CO), Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), John Kerry (D-MA), Jack Reed (D-RI), and Al Franken (D-MN) have circulated a sign-on letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) calling for an extension of additional federal assistance for Medicaid. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) included provisions temporarily increasing states’ Federal Medical…