Sens. Rockefeller, Snowe Urge Leadership to Include FMAP Increase in Stimulus Package

Sens. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME) are circulating a ‘Dear Colleague’ letter among their fellow senators to support a substantial increase in the percentages of federal matching funds each state gets for its Medicaid program, known as the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP), as lawmakers consider a second economic stimulus package this month.…